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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 357 310 243
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -67
Contract jobs citing iPad 229 273 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.79% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 182 256
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 7
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.56 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -25.05%
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
15648 15246 14483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.52% 32.21% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10151 9716 8594
Average daily rate £415 £410 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 777
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -43 141 £365 -8.75% 28
South East -8 35 £353 +0.71% 14
West Midlands -2 14 £425 +104.81% 1
North West -9 9 £350 +12.00% 12
South West -24 8 £325 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £105 -35.38% 1
East of England -5 5 £525 +200.00% 3
Yorkshire -21 5 - - 5
iPad
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iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 282 (50.00%) iPhone
2 237 (42.02%) Apple iOS
3 197 (34.93%) iOS Development
4 191 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (25.71%) E-Commerce
6 140 (24.82%) Objective-C
7 139 (24.65%) Windows
8 110 (19.50%) Microsoft
9 106 (18.79%) Web Services
10 98 (17.38%) HTML
11 90 (15.96%) Scrum
11 90 (15.96%) Retail
12 89 (15.78%) Android
12 89 (15.78%) Blackberry
13 82 (14.54%) Xcode
13 82 (14.54%) MS Office
14 78 (13.83%) TDD
15 77 (13.65%) Windows 7
15 77 (13.65%) Apple
16 76 (13.48%) XML
17 75 (13.30%) Java
18 72 (12.77%) JavaScript
19 69 (12.23%) SOAP
20 68 (12.06%) Active Directory
20 68 (12.06%) RESTful
20 68 (12.06%) User Experience
21 63 (11.17%) Subversion
21 63 (11.17%) Endeca
22 60 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
22 60 (10.64%) Cocoa

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.45%) JBoss
2 42 (7.45%) WebLogic
3 25 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.26%) CMS
5 19 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (2.84%) Apache Solr
7 15 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.13%) Lync
9 10 (1.77%) Apache
10 9 (1.60%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.42%) IIS
12 6 (1.06%) Confluence
13 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 82 (14.54%) MS Office
2 42 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.01%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.53%) InDesign
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.30%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.89%) Tridion
4 4 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.35%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.18%) assyst
6 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.60%) Office 365
3 3 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.28%) VPN
2 43 (7.62%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.55%) HTTP
4 19 (3.37%) Internet
5 16 (2.84%) LAN
5 16 (2.84%) DNS
5 16 (2.84%) Firewall
6 13 (2.30%) Wireless
7 11 (1.95%) WAN
8 10 (1.77%) DHCP
9 9 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.42%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.24%) IPv4
11 7 (1.24%) IPv6
12 6 (1.06%) VoIP
13 5 (0.89%) LDAP
13 5 (0.89%) SAN
14 4 (0.71%) iBeacon
15 3 (0.53%) Broadband
15 3 (0.53%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.24%) MySQL
4 7 (1.24%) SQLite
5 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.53%) Big Data
6 3 (0.53%) QlikView
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) MS Access
7 2 (0.35%) Redis
7 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.18%) CloverETL
8 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 82 (14.54%) Xcode
2 63 (11.17%) Subversion
3 34 (6.03%) Maven
3 34 (6.03%) Ant
4 27 (4.79%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.55%) JIRA
6 11 (1.95%) Calabash
7 10 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.42%) Selenium
9 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.89%) JUnit
10 5 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.53%) RSpec
11 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.35%) Appium
12 2 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.35%) Robotium
12 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.35%) Hudson
General
1 90 (15.96%) Retail
2 54 (9.57%) Finance
3 18 (3.19%) Banking
4 13 (2.30%) Marketing
5 11 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.77%) Publishing
7 8 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.06%) Advertising
9 5 (0.89%) Back Office
9 5 (0.89%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.71%) Local Government
10 4 (0.71%) Games
11 3 (0.53%) Front Office
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
11 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 285 (50.53%) Developer
2 182 (32.27%) iOS Developer
3 85 (15.07%) Analyst
4 38 (6.74%) Consultant
5 33 (5.85%) Desktop Support
6 30 (5.32%) Architect
7 29 (5.14%) Mobile Developer
8 26 (4.61%) Support Engineer
9 24 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 23 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (3.72%) Service Analyst
13 20 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (3.01%) Business Analyst
15 16 (2.84%) Senior iOS Developer
16 15 (2.66%) Desktop Engineer
16 15 (2.66%) Front-End Developer
17 14 (2.48%) Agile Business Analyst
18 13 (2.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 12 (2.13%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (18.79%) Web Services
2 98 (17.38%) HTML
3 76 (13.48%) XML
4 69 (12.23%) SOAP
5 68 (12.06%) RESTful
6 60 (10.64%) Cocoa
7 57 (10.11%) CSS
8 50 (8.87%) J2EE
9 46 (8.16%) HTML5
10 45 (7.98%) Cocoa Touch
11 40 (7.09%) CSS3
12 39 (6.91%) XSD
13 34 (6.03%) WSDL
13 34 (6.03%) XSL
14 29 (5.14%) .NET
15 28 (4.96%) JSON
16 23 (4.08%) Silverlight
17 22 (3.90%) jQuery
18 16 (2.84%) iOS SDK
19 14 (2.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 282 (50.00%) iPhone
2 89 (15.78%) Blackberry
3 68 (12.06%) User Experience
4 57 (10.11%) Mobile App
5 44 (7.80%) Social Media
6 31 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (3.37%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.95%) Taxonomies
11 10 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.42%) Handset
13 7 (1.24%) PDA
14 6 (1.06%) CMDB
14 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.06%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.06%) Video on Demand
15 5 (0.89%) PKI
15 5 (0.89%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 237 (42.02%) Apple iOS
2 139 (24.65%) Windows
3 89 (15.78%) Android
4 77 (13.65%) Windows 7
5 44 (7.80%) Linux
6 40 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (6.91%) Windows XP
8 23 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.19%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.13%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.60%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.60%) UNIX
14 7 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.35%) Solaris
16 1 (0.18%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (34.93%) iOS Development
2 191 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (25.71%) E-Commerce
4 90 (15.96%) Scrum
5 78 (13.83%) TDD
6 60 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (9.40%) ITIL
8 49 (8.69%) OO
8 49 (8.69%) Content Management
9 41 (7.27%) Waterfall
10 36 (6.38%) ERP
11 34 (6.03%) B2C
12 31 (5.50%) CRM
13 22 (3.90%) Kanban
13 22 (3.90%) Service Management
14 21 (3.72%) Project Management
15 20 (3.55%) Systems Analysis
15 20 (3.55%) Unit Testing
15 20 (3.55%) BDD
16 19 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.82%) Objective-C
2 75 (13.30%) Java
3 72 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 34 (6.03%) Groovy
5 33 (5.85%) SQL
6 24 (4.26%) C#
7 19 (3.37%) C++
8 12 (2.13%) C
9 11 (1.95%) Ruby
10 5 (0.89%) Python
10 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.53%) VBA
12 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.53%) VB
12 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.35%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.18%) Scala
14 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 36 (6.38%) Degree
2 17 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.60%) MCSE
5 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.71%) MCDST
7 4 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.71%) MCSA
7 4 (0.71%) MCP
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.18%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.27%) QA
2 12 (2.13%) SLA
3 10 (1.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.77%) XenApp
4 7 (1.24%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.89%) vSphere
6 5 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.53%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.35%) XenServer
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (2.66%) SCCM
2 10 (1.77%) WSUS
3 7 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.71%) SCOM
5 4 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.35%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 110 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 77 (13.65%) Apple
3 63 (11.17%) Endeca
4 51 (9.04%) Oracle
5 47 (8.33%) Citrix
5 47 (8.33%) ATG
6 40 (7.09%) Perforce
7 24 (4.26%) HP
8 19 (3.37%) VMware
9 16 (2.84%) hybris
10 12 (2.13%) Symantec
10 12 (2.13%) Cisco
10 12 (2.13%) Adobe
11 11 (1.95%) Remedy
12 10 (1.77%) McAfee
13 9 (1.60%) Lotus
13 9 (1.60%) Reuters
13 9 (1.60%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.42%) Avaya
15 7 (1.24%) MobileIron
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