The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 228 207 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Contract jobs citing iPad 183 231 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 2.93% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 147 173
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.75%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7212 7878 8141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.67% 32.47% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4829 5413 5501
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
iPad
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +12 35 £425 +6.25% 10
Wimbledon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 201 (56.94%) iPhone
2 179 (50.71%) Apple iOS
3 167 (47.31%) iOS Development
4 104 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (28.90%) Objective-C
6 97 (27.48%) HTML
7 76 (21.53%) E-Commerce
8 74 (20.96%) Scrum
8 74 (20.96%) Retail
9 73 (20.68%) TDD
9 73 (20.68%) Xcode
10 65 (18.41%) Web Services
11 64 (18.13%) Java
12 61 (17.28%) Android
13 58 (16.43%) XML
14 56 (15.86%) Finance
15 54 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (14.73%) JavaScript
17 50 (14.16%) CSS
18 48 (13.60%) Cocoa
18 48 (13.60%) Subversion
19 47 (13.31%) Oracle
20 45 (12.75%) J2EE
20 45 (12.75%) OO
20 45 (12.75%) Content Management
21 44 (12.46%) Endeca
21 44 (12.46%) RESTful
22 42 (11.90%) Groovy
22 42 (11.90%) Maven
23 41 (11.61%) SOAP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 19 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.53%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.55%) CMS
8 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.57%) SAS
10 2 (0.57%) Lync
11 1 (0.28%) Node.js
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (7.93%) MS Office
2 15 (4.25%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.98%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.57%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.57%) Tridion
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.10%) VPN
2 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.70%) SAN
3 6 (1.70%) Internet
3 6 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.42%) Intranet
4 5 (1.42%) LAN
5 4 (1.13%) DHCP
5 4 (1.13%) DNS
5 4 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.85%) VoIP
6 3 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.57%) Broadband
7 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 2 (0.57%) Wireless
8 1 (0.28%) NAS
8 1 (0.28%) 3G
8 1 (0.28%) Firewall
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.42%) MySQL
3 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.57%) SQLite
4 2 (0.57%) MS Access
5 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.28%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.28%) Redis
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 73 (20.68%) Xcode
2 48 (13.60%) Subversion
3 42 (11.90%) Maven
4 36 (10.20%) Ant
5 14 (3.97%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.83%) JIRA
7 8 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (1.42%) PhoneGap
9 4 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.13%) JUnit
9 4 (1.13%) Selenium
10 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.85%) Mockito
10 3 (0.85%) Hamcrest
11 2 (0.57%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.57%) Hudson
11 2 (0.57%) Robotium
11 2 (0.57%) Calabash
12 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 74 (20.96%) Retail
2 56 (15.86%) Finance
3 22 (6.23%) Banking
4 14 (3.97%) Marketing
5 12 (3.40%) Games
6 11 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.55%) Legal
8 8 (2.27%) Front Office
9 6 (1.70%) Advertising
10 5 (1.42%) Publishing
10 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.13%) Law
11 4 (1.13%) Interactive Media
11 4 (1.13%) Finnish Language
11 4 (1.13%) French Language
11 4 (1.13%) German Language
11 4 (1.13%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 232 (65.72%) Developer
2 150 (42.49%) iOS Developer
3 49 (13.88%) Analyst
4 27 (7.65%) Business Analyst
5 19 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 14 (3.97%) Senior iOS Developer
8 12 (3.40%) Support Engineer
9 10 (2.83%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (2.27%) Project Manager
12 7 (1.98%) Desktop Support
12 7 (1.98%) Consultant
13 6 (1.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 6 (1.70%) Support Analyst
13 6 (1.70%) Java Developer
13 6 (1.70%) Team Leader
14 5 (1.42%) Technical Manager
14 5 (1.42%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.48%) HTML
2 65 (18.41%) Web Services
3 58 (16.43%) XML
4 50 (14.16%) CSS
5 48 (13.60%) Cocoa
6 45 (12.75%) J2EE
7 44 (12.46%) RESTful
8 41 (11.61%) HTML5
8 41 (11.61%) SOAP
9 36 (10.20%) XSD
9 36 (10.20%) XSL
9 36 (10.20%) WSDL
10 31 (8.78%) iOS SDK
11 29 (8.22%) CSS3
12 26 (7.37%) Cocoa Touch
13 20 (5.67%) JSON
14 17 (4.82%) REST
15 13 (3.68%) .NET
16 12 (3.40%) jQuery
17 9 (2.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 201 (56.94%) iPhone
2 41 (11.61%) Mobile App
3 38 (10.76%) Social Media
4 36 (10.20%) Blackberry
5 20 (5.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.83%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.83%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.98%) Online Games
8 6 (1.70%) EMC Centera
8 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.13%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.13%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.13%) Derivative
9 4 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.13%) Animation
9 4 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 179 (50.71%) Apple iOS
2 61 (17.28%) Android
3 41 (11.61%) Windows
4 37 (10.48%) Linux
5 29 (8.22%) Windows 7
6 26 (7.37%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (47.31%) iOS Development
2 104 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (21.53%) E-Commerce
4 74 (20.96%) Scrum
5 73 (20.68%) TDD
6 54 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (12.75%) Content Management
7 45 (12.75%) OO
8 39 (11.05%) Waterfall
9 36 (10.20%) ERP
10 26 (7.37%) Business Analysis
11 24 (6.80%) ITIL
12 20 (5.67%) Asset Management
13 18 (5.10%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.10%) OOP
14 15 (4.25%) Memory Management
14 15 (4.25%) Android Development
15 14 (3.97%) MVC
16 13 (3.68%) B2C
17 12 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.90%) Objective-C
2 64 (18.13%) Java
3 52 (14.73%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.90%) Groovy
5 26 (7.37%) SQL
6 16 (4.53%) C++
7 11 (3.12%) C#
8 10 (2.83%) C
9 6 (1.70%) Python
10 5 (1.42%) PHP
11 4 (1.13%) Ruby
12 3 (0.85%) Lingo
12 3 (0.85%) VBA
12 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.57%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.28%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 21 (5.95%) Degree
2 7 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.28%) MCDST
6 1 (0.28%) MCITP
6 1 (0.28%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.65%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.83%) QA
3 5 (1.42%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.70%) XenApp
4 4 (1.13%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.98%) SCCM
2 7 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.85%) WSUS
5 3 (0.85%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (13.31%) Oracle
2 44 (12.46%) Endeca
3 38 (10.76%) ATG
3 38 (10.76%) Perforce
4 37 (10.48%) JBoss
5 35 (9.92%) Apple
6 28 (7.93%) Microsoft
7 16 (4.53%) Citrix
7 16 (4.53%) HP
8 13 (3.68%) Cisco
9 12 (3.40%) Symantec
10 11 (3.12%) Google
10 11 (3.12%) MobileIron
11 10 (2.83%) Charles River
11 10 (2.83%) hybris
12 9 (2.55%) VMware
13 7 (1.98%) Facebook
14 6 (1.70%) EMC
14 6 (1.70%) Brocade
14 6 (1.70%) NetApp
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