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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 290 244 204
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -40
Contract jobs citing iPad 128 197 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 2.20% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 164
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £259 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Average hourly rate £17.98 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.31 £16.92 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.63%
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
8622 8947 9751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.36% 37.37% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5961 5951 6649
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 14 £379 +16.59% 5
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 122 (47.29%) iPhone
2 101 (39.15%) Windows
3 93 (36.05%) Apple iOS
4 89 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (32.56%) iOS Development
6 55 (21.32%) Windows 7
7 54 (20.93%) Objective-C
8 53 (20.54%) Apple
9 52 (20.16%) TDD
10 51 (19.77%) Xcode
10 51 (19.77%) Microsoft
11 49 (18.99%) Scrum
12 48 (18.60%) Retail
13 46 (17.83%) Active Directory
14 44 (17.05%) RESTful
15 43 (16.67%) User Experience
15 43 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 41 (15.89%) Blackberry
17 40 (15.50%) HTML
18 39 (15.12%) Android
19 38 (14.73%) BDD
19 38 (14.73%) OO
20 36 (13.95%) MS Office
21 35 (13.57%) Web Services
21 35 (13.57%) Cocoa
22 32 (12.40%) Finance
23 31 (12.02%) ITIL
24 30 (11.63%) Publishing
24 30 (11.63%) CMS
24 30 (11.63%) Unit Testing

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (11.63%) CMS
2 14 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.88%) JBoss
4 10 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (3.49%) IIS
6 8 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.71%) Lync
7 7 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.71%) Node.js
8 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.33%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.16%) Kentico
10 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (13.95%) MS Office
2 29 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.55%) InDesign
3 4 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.55%) Tridion
3 3 (1.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.49%) Office 365
3 6 (2.33%) GitHub
4 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.16%) Yammer
5 3 (1.16%) Veeva
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.08%) DNS
2 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.20%) Firewall
4 11 (4.26%) DHCP
5 10 (3.88%) HTTP
5 10 (3.88%) LAN
6 9 (3.49%) VoIP
7 8 (3.10%) VPN
7 8 (3.10%) Network Security
8 7 (2.71%) Wireless
9 5 (1.94%) VLAN
10 4 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.16%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.16%) NAS
11 3 (1.16%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.16%) MPLS
11 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.16%) WLAN
11 3 (1.16%) LDAP
12 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.94%) SQLite
2 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.78%) Redis
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.78%) MySQL
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (19.77%) Xcode
2 21 (8.14%) Subversion
3 18 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.88%) Ant
4 10 (3.88%) Maven
5 7 (2.71%) JIRA
5 7 (2.71%) CocoaPods
5 7 (2.71%) NUnit
6 4 (1.55%) Toad
6 4 (1.55%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (1.55%) ERwin
7 2 (0.78%) RSpec
7 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Grunt
8 1 (0.39%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.39%) Bower
8 1 (0.39%) Appium
8 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (18.60%) Retail
2 32 (12.40%) Finance
3 30 (11.63%) Publishing
4 17 (6.59%) Banking
5 14 (5.43%) Games
6 12 (4.65%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.94%) Marketing
8 4 (1.55%) Front Office
9 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.78%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (38.76%) Developer
2 63 (24.42%) iOS Developer
3 34 (13.18%) Analyst
4 22 (8.53%) Architect
5 21 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 17 (6.59%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.59%) Desktop Support
8 15 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.88%) Mobile Developer
12 9 (3.49%) Operations Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Web Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Senior Web Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.10%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.05%) RESTful
2 40 (15.50%) HTML
3 35 (13.57%) Web Services
3 35 (13.57%) Cocoa
4 26 (10.08%) JSON
5 25 (9.69%) CSS
6 16 (6.20%) XML
6 16 (6.20%) .NET
6 16 (6.20%) HTML5
7 14 (5.43%) UIKit
8 13 (5.04%) Cocoa Touch
9 12 (4.65%) SOAP
10 10 (3.88%) J2EE
10 10 (3.88%) XSD
10 10 (3.88%) XSL
10 10 (3.88%) WSDL
10 10 (3.88%) CSS3
10 10 (3.88%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.49%) iOS SDK
12 8 (3.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 122 (47.29%) iPhone
2 43 (16.67%) User Experience
3 41 (15.89%) Blackberry
4 26 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.04%) Smartphone
6 11 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.26%) Social Media
6 11 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.49%) Streaming Video
8 8 (3.10%) Animation
9 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.33%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.16%) NHS
11 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.78%) PKI
12 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.78%) BYOD
12 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 101 (39.15%) Windows
2 93 (36.05%) Apple iOS
3 55 (21.32%) Windows 7
4 39 (15.12%) Android
5 18 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 17 (6.59%) Linux
7 16 (6.20%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.49%) UNIX
9 7 (2.71%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.56%) iOS Development
3 52 (20.16%) TDD
4 49 (18.99%) Scrum
5 43 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 38 (14.73%) OO
6 38 (14.73%) BDD
7 31 (12.02%) ITIL
8 30 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 28 (10.85%) Content Management
10 26 (10.08%) OOD
11 22 (8.53%) Mobile Development
12 20 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.36%) OOP
14 16 (6.20%) Project Management
14 16 (6.20%) Analytics
15 15 (5.81%) SDLC
16 12 (4.65%) Android Development
16 12 (4.65%) B2C
16 12 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.93%) Objective-C
2 22 (8.53%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.14%) Java
4 18 (6.98%) Apple Swift
5 16 (6.20%) C#
6 10 (3.88%) Groovy
7 8 (3.10%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.10%) SQL
8 7 (2.71%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.55%) PHP
9 4 (1.55%) Ruby
10 3 (1.16%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) C
11 2 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) XAML
12 1 (0.39%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.39%) PHP5
12 1 (0.39%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.20%) Degree
2 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) SLA
2 4 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.43%) SCCM
2 9 (3.49%) Puppet
2 9 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.16%) SCOM
4 2 (0.78%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (20.54%) Apple
2 51 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.53%) Bloomberg
4 19 (7.36%) VMware
5 16 (6.20%) Endeca
6 15 (5.81%) Cisco
6 15 (5.81%) Reuters
7 14 (5.43%) Oracle
8 13 (5.04%) ATG
9 12 (4.65%) HP
10 10 (3.88%) Perforce
10 10 (3.88%) Sitecore
11 9 (3.49%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (3.49%) Adobe
12 8 (3.10%) Altiris
13 7 (2.71%) Dell
13 7 (2.71%) Citrix
13 7 (2.71%) hybris
14 6 (2.33%) SAP
15 5 (1.94%) McAfee
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