The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 251 204 193
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -11
Contract jobs citing iPad 185 257 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 1.02% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 2.72% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 168 200
Average daily rate
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£438 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -19.84%
iPad
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8732 9444 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.66% 37.52% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5946 6553 6587
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 176 257
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in London

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in London

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in London

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in London

iPad
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London -10 28 £350 -17.64% 15
Croydon - 1 - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 215 (57.49%) iPhone
2 195 (52.14%) Apple iOS
3 171 (45.72%) iOS Development
4 134 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (27.01%) Objective-C
6 99 (26.47%) E-Commerce
7 94 (25.13%) HTML
8 82 (21.93%) Retail
9 78 (20.86%) Xcode
10 70 (18.72%) TDD
10 70 (18.72%) Android
11 65 (17.38%) Scrum
12 63 (16.84%) Web Services
13 62 (16.58%) Java
14 60 (16.04%) XML
15 57 (15.24%) Endeca
16 54 (14.44%) JavaScript
17 53 (14.17%) CSS
18 51 (13.64%) Subversion
19 50 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
19 50 (13.37%) User Experience
20 49 (13.10%) Windows
20 49 (13.10%) OO
21 48 (12.83%) Content Management
22 47 (12.57%) Finance
23 45 (12.03%) RESTful
24 44 (11.76%) J2EE
25 43 (11.50%) HTML5
26 40 (10.70%) Waterfall
26 40 (10.70%) Cocoa

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (9.63%) WebLogic
2 20 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.55%) CMS
4 16 (4.28%) Apache Solr
5 15 (4.01%) MS Exchange
6 13 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.34%) Lync
11 4 (1.07%) Node.js
12 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.53%) SAS
13 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.27%) IIS
14 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.27%) Confluence
14 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (9.63%) MS Office
2 15 (4.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.80%) InDesign
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.48%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.34%) Tridion
3 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.74%) VPN
2 12 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.14%) Internet
4 5 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.34%) DNS
4 5 (1.34%) LAN
4 5 (1.34%) DHCP
5 4 (1.07%) VoIP
5 4 (1.07%) iBeacon
6 3 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.80%) WAN
6 3 (0.80%) HTTP
7 2 (0.53%) Broadband
7 2 (0.53%) Intranet
7 2 (0.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.27%) 3G
8 1 (0.27%) Firewall
8 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.07%) Big Data
3 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.53%) SQLite
4 2 (0.53%) MS Access
4 2 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 78 (20.86%) Xcode
2 51 (13.64%) Subversion
3 36 (9.63%) Maven
3 36 (9.63%) Ant
4 12 (3.21%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.41%) JIRA
6 8 (2.14%) Selenium
6 8 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.80%) Calabash
7 3 (0.80%) Hudson
7 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.53%) Robotium
8 2 (0.53%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.27%) RSpec
General
1 82 (21.93%) Retail
2 47 (12.57%) Finance
3 21 (5.61%) Banking
4 11 (2.94%) Marketing
5 9 (2.41%) Front Office
5 9 (2.41%) Publishing
5 9 (2.41%) Games
6 7 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.87%) Advertising
7 5 (1.34%) Legal
7 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.07%) Law
8 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.53%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 235 (62.83%) Developer
2 158 (42.25%) iOS Developer
3 50 (13.37%) Analyst
4 23 (6.15%) Consultant
5 21 (5.61%) Business Analyst
6 18 (4.81%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.01%) Mobile Developer
8 14 (3.74%) Senior iOS Developer
9 12 (3.21%) Architect
10 10 (2.67%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.41%) Desktop Support
11 9 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (2.14%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (1.87%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (1.87%) Test Analyst
13 7 (1.87%) Service Analyst
14 5 (1.34%) Support Analyst
14 5 (1.34%) Technical Project Manager
14 5 (1.34%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (25.13%) HTML
2 63 (16.84%) Web Services
3 60 (16.04%) XML
4 53 (14.17%) CSS
5 45 (12.03%) RESTful
6 44 (11.76%) J2EE
7 43 (11.50%) HTML5
8 40 (10.70%) Cocoa
9 39 (10.43%) SOAP
10 36 (9.63%) WSDL
10 36 (9.63%) XSD
10 36 (9.63%) XSL
11 33 (8.82%) CSS3
12 28 (7.49%) Cocoa Touch
13 23 (6.15%) iOS SDK
14 21 (5.61%) JSON
15 18 (4.81%) .NET
16 15 (4.01%) REST
17 10 (2.67%) Backbone.js
18 9 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 215 (57.49%) iPhone
2 50 (13.37%) User Experience
3 39 (10.43%) Social Media
3 39 (10.43%) Blackberry
4 38 (10.16%) Mobile App
5 26 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.94%) Taxonomies
8 10 (2.67%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.87%) Online Games
11 5 (1.34%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.34%) Animation
11 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.07%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.80%) Open Source
13 3 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 195 (52.14%) Apple iOS
2 70 (18.72%) Android
3 49 (13.10%) Windows
4 38 (10.16%) Linux
5 32 (8.56%) Windows 7
6 20 (5.35%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.07%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.80%) UNIX
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (45.72%) iOS Development
2 134 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 70 (18.72%) TDD
5 65 (17.38%) Scrum
6 50 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (13.10%) OO
8 48 (12.83%) Content Management
9 40 (10.70%) Waterfall
10 36 (9.63%) ERP
11 20 (5.35%) Analytics
12 17 (4.55%) ITIL
12 17 (4.55%) OOP
12 17 (4.55%) B2C
12 17 (4.55%) MVC
13 16 (4.28%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.01%) Systems Analysis
14 15 (4.01%) Asset Management
14 15 (4.01%) BDD
14 15 (4.01%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (27.01%) Objective-C
2 62 (16.58%) Java
3 54 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.63%) Groovy
5 26 (6.95%) SQL
6 15 (4.01%) C#
6 15 (4.01%) C++
7 10 (2.67%) C
8 4 (1.07%) Python
8 4 (1.07%) Ruby
9 3 (0.80%) VBA
9 3 (0.80%) Lingo
9 3 (0.80%) PHP
9 3 (0.80%) VB
9 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (5.61%) Degree
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) MCSE
5 3 (0.80%) MCSA
5 3 (0.80%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.27%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.27%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.27%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.27%) MCDST
7 1 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.28%) ISO 9001
2 13 (3.48%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.07%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.87%) SCCM
2 5 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.80%) WSUS
3 3 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (0.80%) HP SIM
3 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (15.24%) Endeca
2 40 (10.70%) Perforce
3 39 (10.43%) Apple
3 39 (10.43%) Oracle
4 37 (9.89%) ATG
5 36 (9.63%) JBoss
6 34 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 14 (3.74%) Google
8 12 (3.21%) MobileIron
8 12 (3.21%) Citrix
9 10 (2.67%) Charles River
10 8 (2.14%) Cisco
10 8 (2.14%) hybris
11 7 (1.87%) Facebook
11 7 (1.87%) HP
11 7 (1.87%) VMware
12 6 (1.60%) Symantec
13 5 (1.34%) Adobe
14 4 (1.07%) Sophos
15 3 (0.80%) Reuters
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