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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 254 266 199
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Contract jobs citing iPad 154 142 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.64% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 132
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£388 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £203 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.85 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +12.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.74 £67.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
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
7798 8656 8036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.58% 37.63% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5316 6076 5649
Average daily rate £465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 164 163
Average hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £22.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 March 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 31 March 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 0 29 £313 -30.59% 13
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 148 (51.03%) iPhone
2 121 (41.72%) Apple iOS
3 102 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (34.14%) iOS Development
5 85 (29.31%) Windows
6 80 (27.59%) E-Commerce
7 64 (22.07%) Objective-C
8 63 (21.72%) Xcode
9 57 (19.66%) Scrum
10 56 (19.31%) Retail
11 55 (18.97%) HTML
12 51 (17.59%) Apple
13 49 (16.90%) Windows 7
14 48 (16.55%) Java
14 48 (16.55%) Web Services
15 44 (15.17%) TDD
16 43 (14.83%) Blackberry
17 41 (14.14%) Microsoft
18 39 (13.45%) CSS
18 39 (13.45%) RESTful
19 37 (12.76%) User Experience
19 37 (12.76%) XML
20 36 (12.41%) JavaScript
20 36 (12.41%) Finance
21 35 (12.07%) MS Office
21 35 (12.07%) Android
22 34 (11.72%) Windows XP
23 33 (11.38%) Content Management
24 31 (10.69%) ATG
24 31 (10.69%) OO

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (7.24%) CMS
2 19 (6.55%) WebLogic
2 19 (6.55%) JBoss
3 15 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (4.14%) IIS
5 9 (3.10%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.07%) Confluence
9 5 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.38%) Node.js
10 4 (1.38%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.03%) Apache
11 3 (1.03%) Lync
11 3 (1.03%) LiveLink
11 3 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (12.07%) MS Office
2 12 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.72%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.38%) InDesign
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Tridion
2 5 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.03%) Eikon
4 2 (0.69%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.72%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) GitHub
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.86%) VPN
2 15 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.48%) DNS
4 11 (3.79%) Internet
5 10 (3.45%) HTTP
6 8 (2.76%) Firewall
7 5 (1.72%) Intranet
7 5 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.38%) Wireless
8 4 (1.38%) LAN
9 3 (1.03%) VoIP
9 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.69%) WAN
10 2 (0.69%) Softphone
11 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.34%) UPnP
11 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.72%) MySQL
1 5 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.34%) EDMS
3 1 (0.34%) QlikView
3 1 (0.34%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 63 (21.72%) Xcode
2 29 (10.00%) Subversion
3 20 (6.90%) JIRA
4 19 (6.55%) Ant
4 19 (6.55%) Maven
5 9 (3.10%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.07%) Calabash
7 5 (1.72%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (1.72%) ERwin
7 5 (1.72%) JUnit
7 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.72%) Toad
8 4 (1.38%) NUnit
8 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.03%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.69%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.69%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.69%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 56 (19.31%) Retail
2 36 (12.41%) Finance
3 21 (7.24%) Banking
4 13 (4.48%) Marketing
5 12 (4.14%) Spanish Language
6 11 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.45%) Publishing
8 9 (3.10%) Games
9 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Electronics
9 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 142 (48.97%) Developer
2 94 (32.41%) iOS Developer
3 46 (15.86%) Analyst
4 22 (7.59%) Desktop Support
4 22 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.24%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (4.48%) Architect
8 13 (4.48%) Senior iOS Developer
9 11 (3.79%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
12 7 (2.41%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.41%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (2.41%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (2.07%) Tester
13 6 (2.07%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.97%) HTML
2 48 (16.55%) Web Services
3 39 (13.45%) CSS
3 39 (13.45%) RESTful
4 37 (12.76%) XML
5 29 (10.00%) SOAP
5 29 (10.00%) J2EE
6 24 (8.28%) XSD
6 24 (8.28%) Cocoa
6 24 (8.28%) HTML5
7 22 (7.59%) .NET
8 19 (6.55%) XSL
8 19 (6.55%) WSDL
9 17 (5.86%) jQuery
9 17 (5.86%) JSON
9 17 (5.86%) REST
9 17 (5.86%) CSS3
10 13 (4.48%) Cocoa Touch
11 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 148 (51.03%) iPhone
2 43 (14.83%) Blackberry
3 37 (12.76%) User Experience
4 30 (10.34%) Social Media
5 24 (8.28%) Mobile App
6 16 (5.52%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.76%) Streaming Video
9 6 (2.07%) Animation
10 5 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.38%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.38%) Open Source
11 4 (1.38%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.03%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.03%) Derivative
12 3 (1.03%) DataPower
12 3 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 121 (41.72%) Apple iOS
2 85 (29.31%) Windows
3 49 (16.90%) Windows 7
4 35 (12.07%) Android
5 34 (11.72%) Windows XP
6 22 (7.59%) Linux
7 21 (7.24%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.45%) UNIX
9 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.41%) Windows Phone
10 7 (2.41%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.38%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.34%) webOS
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (34.14%) iOS Development
3 80 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 57 (19.66%) Scrum
5 44 (15.17%) TDD
6 33 (11.38%) Content Management
7 31 (10.69%) OO
8 30 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.62%) Waterfall
10 21 (7.24%) Project Management
11 19 (6.55%) ERP
12 18 (6.21%) ITIL
13 16 (5.52%) B2C
13 16 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.17%) BDD
15 13 (4.48%) Mobile Development
15 13 (4.48%) Use Case
15 13 (4.48%) Business Analysis
16 12 (4.14%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (22.07%) Objective-C
2 48 (16.55%) Java
3 36 (12.41%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.55%) Groovy
5 13 (4.48%) C#
6 10 (3.45%) SQL
7 9 (3.10%) Ruby
8 7 (2.41%) C++
9 6 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.38%) VBA
10 4 (1.38%) PHP
10 4 (1.38%) C
11 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.69%) Python
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) Scala
13 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (7.24%) Degree
2 6 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.69%) MCSE
5 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) MCSA
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 28 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.72%) Firmware
3 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.38%) XenApp
4 2 (0.69%) XenServer
4 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.76%) SCCM
2 6 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.72%) Puppet
3 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.03%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.69%) SCOM
5 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (17.59%) Apple
2 41 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 31 (10.69%) ATG
4 28 (9.66%) Oracle
5 24 (8.28%) Endeca
6 22 (7.59%) Adobe
7 19 (6.55%) Perforce
8 16 (5.52%) hybris
9 14 (4.83%) Cisco
10 13 (4.48%) Remedy
11 12 (4.14%) Sitecore
11 12 (4.14%) Bloomberg
12 11 (3.79%) Reuters
13 9 (3.10%) Citrix
13 9 (3.10%) HP
14 8 (2.76%) SAP
15 7 (2.41%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.07%) Sybase
16 6 (2.07%) VMware
17 5 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
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