The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 335 343 278
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -65
Contract jobs citing iPad 231 218 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.50% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 146 171
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.74 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -20.00%
iPad
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in England

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPad across the England region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in England

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in England

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the England region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in England

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

iPad Hourly Rate Histogram in England

iPad
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 135 £400 +6.66% 32
South East -11 52 £323 +7.50% 14
East of England +7 11 £104 -56.66% 3
North West -14 10 £350 +40.00% 5
East Midlands +10 8 - - 4
South West -22 6 £450 -1.63% 1
West Midlands -12 3 £350 +27.27%
Yorkshire -20 3 - - 5
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad.

1 270 (58.06%) iPhone
2 211 (45.38%) Apple iOS
3 169 (36.34%) iOS Development
4 138 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (29.25%) Windows
6 111 (23.87%) Objective-C
7 98 (21.08%) Blackberry
8 91 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 90 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 89 (19.14%) Xcode
10 89 (19.14%) Windows 7
11 87 (18.71%) Android
12 85 (18.28%) Apple
13 74 (15.91%) Scrum
13 74 (15.91%) HTML
14 72 (15.48%) MS Office
15 69 (14.84%) Active Directory
16 66 (14.19%) Finance
17 65 (13.98%) Web Services
17 65 (13.98%) Mobile App
18 63 (13.55%) Java
19 55 (11.83%) TDD
20 54 (11.61%) Retail
21 53 (11.40%) JavaScript
22 50 (10.75%) CSS
23 48 (10.32%) RESTful
24 46 (9.89%) Windows XP
25 45 (9.68%) Subversion
26 44 (9.46%) XML
27 43 (9.25%) SOAP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (7.96%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.09%) JBoss
2 19 (4.09%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (2.58%) CMS
6 9 (1.94%) Confluence
6 9 (1.94%) IIS
7 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.72%) Lync
8 7 (1.51%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.86%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.65%) Apache
13 2 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 72 (15.48%) MS Office
2 37 (7.96%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.86%) Tridion
4 3 (0.65%) Eikon
4 3 (0.65%) Magento
5 2 (0.43%) assyst
6 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.53%) VPN
2 31 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.09%) HTTP
4 17 (3.66%) DNS
5 14 (3.01%) Internet
6 10 (2.15%) LAN
6 10 (2.15%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.94%) Wireless
8 7 (1.51%) WAN
8 7 (1.51%) SAN
9 6 (1.29%) DHCP
9 6 (1.29%) LDAP
9 6 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.08%) Intranet
10 5 (1.08%) VoIP
11 4 (0.86%) GSM
11 4 (0.86%) Broadband
11 4 (0.86%) Firewall
11 4 (0.86%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.72%) MySQL
3 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.43%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.22%) CloverETL
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.22%) EDMS
6 1 (0.22%) MS Access
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 89 (19.14%) Xcode
2 45 (9.68%) Subversion
3 25 (5.38%) JIRA
4 24 (5.16%) Git (software)
5 19 (4.09%) Ant
5 19 (4.09%) Maven
6 8 (1.72%) JUnit
6 8 (1.72%) Selenium
7 7 (1.51%) Calabash
7 7 (1.51%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.65%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.65%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.43%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.43%) Toad
11 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
General
1 66 (14.19%) Finance
2 54 (11.61%) Retail
3 41 (8.82%) Banking
4 15 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 15 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.80%) Marketing
6 11 (2.37%) Back Office
7 9 (1.94%) Games
8 6 (1.29%) Advertising
8 6 (1.29%) Publishing
9 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.65%) French Language
10 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 226 (48.60%) Developer
2 151 (32.47%) iOS Developer
3 79 (16.99%) Analyst
4 39 (8.39%) Desktop Support
5 38 (8.17%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
7 27 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 25 (5.38%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (4.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 21 (4.52%) Desktop Engineer
11 18 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (3.87%) Service Analyst
11 18 (3.87%) Senior iOS Developer
12 14 (3.01%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.01%) Deskside Support
12 14 (3.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 12 (2.58%) Tester
13 12 (2.58%) Consultant
13 12 (2.58%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.91%) HTML
2 65 (13.98%) Web Services
3 50 (10.75%) CSS
4 48 (10.32%) RESTful
5 44 (9.46%) XML
6 43 (9.25%) SOAP
7 42 (9.03%) Cocoa
8 40 (8.60%) HTML5
9 30 (6.45%) .NET
10 29 (6.24%) J2EE
10 29 (6.24%) iOS SDK
11 27 (5.81%) XSD
11 27 (5.81%) Cocoa Touch
12 25 (5.38%) CSS3
13 21 (4.52%) jQuery
13 21 (4.52%) REST
14 19 (4.09%) XSL
14 19 (4.09%) WSDL
14 19 (4.09%) Ajax
15 18 (3.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 270 (58.06%) iPhone
2 98 (21.08%) Blackberry
3 65 (13.98%) Mobile App
4 42 (9.03%) User Experience
5 31 (6.67%) Social Media
6 17 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.72%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.72%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.08%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.86%) NHS
12 4 (0.86%) Handset
12 4 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 211 (45.38%) Apple iOS
2 136 (29.25%) Windows
3 89 (19.14%) Windows 7
4 87 (18.71%) Android
5 46 (9.89%) Windows XP
6 29 (6.24%) Linux
6 29 (6.24%) Mac OS X
7 25 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.01%) UNIX
10 10 (2.15%) Windows Phone
11 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.51%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.43%) Solaris
14 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.22%) webOS
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (36.34%) iOS Development
2 138 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (19.57%) E-Commerce
4 74 (15.91%) Scrum
5 55 (11.83%) TDD
6 43 (9.25%) ITIL
6 43 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (8.39%) OO
8 34 (7.31%) Project Management
9 29 (6.24%) Content Management
10 27 (5.81%) Waterfall
11 25 (5.38%) MVC
12 20 (4.30%) Kanban
12 20 (4.30%) CRM
13 19 (4.09%) ERP
13 19 (4.09%) Unit Testing
14 18 (3.87%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.66%) BDD
15 17 (3.66%) B2C
16 16 (3.44%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (23.87%) Objective-C
2 63 (13.55%) Java
3 53 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.95%) SQL
5 20 (4.30%) C#
6 19 (4.09%) Groovy
7 10 (2.15%) C++
8 8 (1.72%) Ruby
9 7 (1.51%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.51%) C
10 5 (1.08%) VB
10 5 (1.08%) VBA
11 4 (0.86%) PHP
11 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.65%) VBScript
13 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.22%) Scala
14 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (5.59%) Degree
2 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.94%) VCP4
3 9 (1.94%) MCSE
4 8 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) MCP
7 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.65%) MCSA
8 3 (0.65%) CCNA
8 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCDST
9 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.37%) QA
1 11 (2.37%) SLA
2 10 (2.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (14.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.37%) XenApp
3 10 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.29%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.08%) Firmware
6 3 (0.65%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.01%) SCCM
2 7 (1.51%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.65%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.65%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.43%) Puppet
6 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 90 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 85 (18.28%) Apple
3 32 (6.88%) ATG
4 31 (6.67%) Oracle
5 28 (6.02%) Citrix
6 24 (5.16%) Endeca
7 21 (4.52%) Cisco
7 21 (4.52%) Perforce
8 20 (4.30%) hybris
8 20 (4.30%) VMware
8 20 (4.30%) Adobe
8 20 (4.30%) HP
9 15 (3.23%) Remedy
10 13 (2.80%) Bloomberg
11 12 (2.58%) Reuters
12 11 (2.37%) Google
13 9 (1.94%) SAP
14 8 (1.72%) Sophos
15 7 (1.51%) Facebook
15 7 (1.51%) Symantec
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