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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 262 222 184
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -38
Contract jobs citing iPad 169 228 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.90% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.38% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 157 197
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.09 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -24.28%
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
8744 9589 9128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.84% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6745 6293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 164 224
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -23 29 £350 -17.64% 11
Uxbridge - 4 - - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 193 (54.99%) iPhone
2 178 (50.71%) Apple iOS
3 152 (43.30%) iOS Development
4 129 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (28.77%) Objective-C
5 101 (28.77%) E-Commerce
6 86 (24.50%) HTML
7 77 (21.94%) Retail
8 71 (20.23%) Xcode
9 61 (17.38%) TDD
9 61 (17.38%) Java
9 61 (17.38%) Android
10 60 (17.09%) XML
10 60 (17.09%) Scrum
11 57 (16.24%) Endeca
12 55 (15.67%) Web Services
13 52 (14.81%) Subversion
14 50 (14.25%) Windows
14 50 (14.25%) JavaScript
15 48 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (13.11%) Content Management
17 45 (12.82%) RESTful
18 44 (12.54%) User Experience
18 44 (12.54%) J2EE
18 44 (12.54%) CSS
18 44 (12.54%) OO
19 43 (12.25%) Social Media
20 42 (11.97%) Oracle
20 42 (11.97%) Perforce
21 40 (11.40%) Linux

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.26%) JBoss
1 36 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.56%) Apache Solr
4 15 (4.27%) CMS
5 11 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.71%) Lync
8 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.14%) Node.js
10 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.85%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.85%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) IIS
11 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (9.12%) MS Office
2 11 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.28%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.85%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.70%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.42%) Tridion
3 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.56%) TCP/IP
1 16 (4.56%) VPN
2 11 (3.13%) Internet
3 7 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.71%) LAN
5 5 (1.42%) DHCP
5 5 (1.42%) DNS
6 4 (1.14%) WAN
6 4 (1.14%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.85%) Wireless
7 3 (0.85%) Softphone
7 3 (0.85%) HTTP
7 3 (0.85%) VoIP
8 2 (0.57%) SSL
8 2 (0.57%) Intranet
9 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.28%) Junos
9 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.14%) Big Data
2 4 (1.14%) MySQL
3 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.57%) SQLite
3 2 (0.57%) MS Access
4 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.28%) Redis
4 1 (0.28%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 71 (20.23%) Xcode
2 52 (14.81%) Subversion
3 36 (10.26%) Maven
3 36 (10.26%) Ant
4 11 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.28%) Selenium
6 7 (1.99%) JIRA
7 5 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.14%) Calabash
9 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.85%) Hudson
10 2 (0.57%) Robotium
10 2 (0.57%) JUnit
10 2 (0.57%) Appium
10 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.57%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.28%) RSpec
11 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 77 (21.94%) Retail
2 39 (11.11%) Finance
3 17 (4.84%) Banking
4 15 (4.27%) Marketing
5 10 (2.85%) Games
5 10 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.28%) Publishing
7 6 (1.71%) Advertising
7 6 (1.71%) Front Office
8 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.14%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 3 (0.85%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 218 (62.11%) Developer
2 146 (41.60%) iOS Developer
3 44 (12.54%) Analyst
4 24 (6.84%) Consultant
5 16 (4.56%) Senior Developer
6 12 (3.42%) Architect
6 12 (3.42%) Senior iOS Developer
7 11 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 10 (2.85%) Service Analyst
8 10 (2.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (2.85%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (2.56%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.28%) Support Analyst
10 8 (2.28%) Test Analyst
10 8 (2.28%) Desktop Support
11 7 (1.99%) Tester
11 7 (1.99%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (1.14%) Project Manager
12 4 (1.14%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (24.50%) HTML
2 60 (17.09%) XML
3 55 (15.67%) Web Services
4 45 (12.82%) RESTful
5 44 (12.54%) CSS
5 44 (12.54%) J2EE
6 39 (11.11%) SOAP
7 38 (10.83%) XSD
7 38 (10.83%) Cocoa
8 37 (10.54%) HTML5
9 36 (10.26%) WSDL
9 36 (10.26%) XSL
10 29 (8.26%) CSS3
11 26 (7.41%) Cocoa Touch
12 20 (5.70%) JSON
13 17 (4.84%) .NET
14 16 (4.56%) iOS SDK
15 12 (3.42%) jQuery
16 8 (2.28%) REST
16 8 (2.28%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 193 (54.99%) iPhone
2 44 (12.54%) User Experience
3 43 (12.25%) Social Media
4 34 (9.69%) Mobile App
4 34 (9.69%) Blackberry
5 23 (6.55%) Computer Science
6 22 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.13%) Taxonomies
8 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.99%) Online Games
10 6 (1.71%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.71%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.42%) Animation
11 5 (1.42%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.42%) Video on Demand
12 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.14%) Streaming Video
12 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.85%) Handset
13 3 (0.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 178 (50.71%) Apple iOS
2 61 (17.38%) Android
3 50 (14.25%) Windows
4 40 (11.40%) Linux
5 32 (9.12%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.27%) Windows XP
7 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.71%) UNIX
11 5 (1.42%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (43.30%) iOS Development
2 129 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (28.77%) E-Commerce
4 61 (17.38%) TDD
5 60 (17.09%) Scrum
6 48 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (13.11%) Content Management
8 44 (12.54%) OO
9 39 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 36 (10.26%) ERP
11 21 (5.98%) Analytics
12 15 (4.27%) ITIL
12 15 (4.27%) B2C
12 15 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (3.99%) Software Engineering
14 13 (3.70%) Benchmarking
14 13 (3.70%) MVC
15 12 (3.42%) User Stories
16 10 (2.85%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (2.85%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (28.77%) Objective-C
2 61 (17.38%) Java
3 50 (14.25%) JavaScript
4 36 (10.26%) Groovy
5 24 (6.84%) SQL
6 18 (5.13%) C++
7 14 (3.99%) C#
8 9 (2.56%) C
9 5 (1.42%) Ruby
10 4 (1.14%) Python
10 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.85%) VBA
11 3 (0.85%) VB
11 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.57%) PHP
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.28%) Scala
13 1 (0.28%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 15 (4.27%) Degree
2 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.71%) MCSE
4 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.14%) MCSA
5 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.99%) ISO 9001
1 14 (3.99%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) SCCM
2 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.85%) WSUS
3 2 (0.57%) SCOM
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 57 (16.24%) Endeca
2 42 (11.97%) Perforce
2 42 (11.97%) Oracle
3 37 (10.54%) ATG
4 33 (9.40%) Microsoft
4 33 (9.40%) Apple
5 12 (3.42%) Google
6 10 (2.85%) MobileIron
7 9 (2.56%) VMware
8 8 (2.28%) Cisco
8 8 (2.28%) Citrix
9 7 (1.99%) Reuters
9 7 (1.99%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.99%) Remedy
10 6 (1.71%) Charles River
10 6 (1.71%) Adobe
10 6 (1.71%) HP
10 6 (1.71%) Facebook
10 6 (1.71%) hybris
11 5 (1.42%) Symantec
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