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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 298 271 254
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing iPad 323 335 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 2.18% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 209 245
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.05 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
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
16397 15364 16430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.85% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10189 9700 9744
Average daily rate £420 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 816
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.29 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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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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 -29 184 £438 +12.17% 45
South East +11 55 £375 +25.00% 10
West Midlands +9 31 £463 +46.82% 2
South West -17 16 £325 +18.18% 7
North West -14 14 £350 +2.18% 11
Yorkshire -6 7 £338 -16.35% 10
North East -31 5 £156 -63.23%
East Midlands -1 4 £105 -81.73%
East of England - - - - 1
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 320 (53.16%) iPhone
2 279 (46.35%) Apple iOS
3 227 (37.71%) iOS Development
4 198 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (25.75%) Objective-C
6 135 (22.43%) E-Commerce
7 132 (21.93%) Windows
8 118 (19.60%) Web Services
9 113 (18.77%) Android
10 109 (18.11%) HTML
11 99 (16.45%) TDD
12 97 (16.11%) Microsoft
13 91 (15.12%) Blackberry
13 91 (15.12%) Scrum
14 89 (14.78%) Retail
15 84 (13.95%) Apple
16 80 (13.29%) Xcode
17 76 (12.62%) JavaScript
18 75 (12.46%) Subversion
19 74 (12.29%) RESTful
19 74 (12.29%) Java
19 74 (12.29%) XML
20 72 (11.96%) SOAP
20 72 (11.96%) Windows 7
21 71 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
21 71 (11.79%) Mobile App
22 70 (11.63%) MS Office
23 69 (11.46%) Cocoa
23 69 (11.46%) User Experience
24 65 (10.80%) Active Directory

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 43 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 40 (6.64%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.32%) CMS
5 23 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.66%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.66%) IBM Notes
8 12 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.50%) Lync
9 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.50%) Apache
10 8 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.66%) IIS
12 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.66%) Node.js
13 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 70 (11.63%) MS Office
2 43 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.66%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.50%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.16%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.83%) Tridion
4 4 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.66%) Office 365
3 4 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.47%) VPN
2 34 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.15%) HTTP
4 22 (3.65%) Internet
5 19 (3.16%) Firewall
6 16 (2.66%) LAN
6 16 (2.66%) DNS
7 14 (2.33%) WAN
8 11 (1.83%) Wireless
9 9 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.33%) DHCP
11 7 (1.16%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.16%) VoIP
11 7 (1.16%) IPv4
11 7 (1.16%) IPv6
12 6 (1.00%) SAN
13 5 (0.83%) LDAP
14 4 (0.66%) Broadband
14 4 (0.66%) iBeacon
15 2 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.83%) QlikView
3 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.33%) Big Data
4 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.16%) SQLite
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.33%) MySQL
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.33%) MS Access
7 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.33%) Redis
7 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (13.29%) Xcode
2 75 (12.46%) Subversion
3 35 (5.81%) Maven
3 35 (5.81%) Ant
4 33 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.33%) JIRA
6 8 (1.33%) Selenium
7 6 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.83%) Calabash
9 4 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.50%) Hudson
11 2 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.33%) Robotium
11 2 (0.33%) Appium
11 2 (0.33%) RSpec
11 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (14.78%) Retail
2 61 (10.13%) Finance
3 21 (3.49%) Banking
4 18 (2.99%) Publishing
5 14 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.83%) Marketing
7 9 (1.50%) Front Office
7 9 (1.50%) Games
8 8 (1.33%) Advertising
8 8 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.83%) Back Office
9 5 (0.83%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Law
10 4 (0.66%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.33%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 318 (52.82%) Developer
2 200 (33.22%) iOS Developer
3 102 (16.94%) Analyst
4 36 (5.98%) Consultant
4 36 (5.98%) Mobile Developer
5 35 (5.81%) Support Analyst
6 29 (4.82%) Desktop Support
7 28 (4.65%) Architect
8 27 (4.49%) Business Analyst
8 27 (4.49%) Support Engineer
8 27 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 20 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
11 18 (2.99%) Senior iOS Developer
11 18 (2.99%) Service Analyst
12 17 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (2.49%) Agile Business Analyst
14 14 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
15 12 (1.99%) Android Developer
16 11 (1.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (19.60%) Web Services
2 109 (18.11%) HTML
3 74 (12.29%) XML
3 74 (12.29%) RESTful
4 72 (11.96%) SOAP
5 69 (11.46%) Cocoa
6 64 (10.63%) CSS
7 59 (9.80%) HTML5
8 51 (8.47%) J2EE
9 50 (8.31%) Cocoa Touch
10 45 (7.48%) CSS3
11 35 (5.81%) XSD
11 35 (5.81%) XSL
11 35 (5.81%) WSDL
12 34 (5.65%) JSON
13 29 (4.82%) .NET
13 29 (4.82%) iOS SDK
14 23 (3.82%) Silverlight
15 19 (3.16%) jQuery
16 15 (2.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 320 (53.16%) iPhone
2 91 (15.12%) Blackberry
3 71 (11.79%) Mobile App
4 69 (11.46%) User Experience
5 38 (6.31%) Social Media
6 33 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (5.32%) Computer Science
8 23 (3.82%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.66%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.16%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.99%) Handset
12 11 (1.83%) Taxonomies
13 9 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.33%) Data Integration
15 7 (1.16%) Online Games
16 6 (1.00%) Animation
16 6 (1.00%) PDA
16 6 (1.00%) Digital Media
16 6 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 279 (46.35%) Apple iOS
2 132 (21.93%) Windows
3 113 (18.77%) Android
4 72 (11.96%) Windows 7
5 45 (7.48%) Linux
6 37 (6.15%) Windows XP
7 36 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.16%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.99%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.50%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.16%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.50%) UNIX
16 2 (0.33%) Solaris
16 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.17%) CentOS
17 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (37.71%) iOS Development
2 198 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (22.43%) E-Commerce
4 99 (16.45%) TDD
5 91 (15.12%) Scrum
6 71 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (8.97%) Content Management
8 52 (8.64%) OO
9 45 (7.48%) ITIL
10 44 (7.31%) CRM
11 39 (6.48%) ERP
11 39 (6.48%) Waterfall
12 31 (5.15%) B2C
13 26 (4.32%) Android Development
14 25 (4.15%) Analytics
15 21 (3.49%) Kanban
15 21 (3.49%) Service Management
15 21 (3.49%) Asset Management
16 19 (3.16%) Software Engineering
16 19 (3.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 155 (25.75%) Objective-C
2 76 (12.62%) JavaScript
3 74 (12.29%) Java
4 40 (6.64%) SQL
5 35 (5.81%) Groovy
6 26 (4.32%) C#
7 20 (3.32%) C++
8 14 (2.33%) C
9 5 (0.83%) Ruby
9 5 (0.83%) Python
10 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.50%) VBA
11 3 (0.50%) Lingo
11 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.50%) VB
11 3 (0.50%) PHP
12 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.17%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 38 (6.31%) Degree
2 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.16%) MCSE
4 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) MCSA
6 4 (0.66%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.50%) MCP
7 3 (0.50%) MCDST
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.17%) MCTS
9 1 (0.17%) MCITP
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.98%) QA
2 16 (2.66%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.16%) XenApp
3 7 (1.16%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.16%) vSphere
4 5 (0.83%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.66%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.50%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.17%) UAG
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (1.99%) SCCM
2 11 (1.83%) WSUS
3 7 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.50%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.33%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 84 (13.95%) Apple
3 64 (10.63%) Endeca
4 48 (7.97%) Oracle
5 47 (7.81%) ATG
6 45 (7.48%) Citrix
7 43 (7.14%) JBoss
8 41 (6.81%) Perforce
9 21 (3.49%) HP
10 19 (3.16%) VMware
11 17 (2.82%) Google
12 16 (2.66%) Lotus
13 14 (2.33%) Symantec
13 14 (2.33%) hybris
14 13 (2.16%) Cisco
15 12 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.99%) MobileIron
16 11 (1.83%) McAfee
17 10 (1.66%) Charles River
17 10 (1.66%) Cognos
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