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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 251 246 211
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing iPad 155 167 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.84% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 115 132
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.68 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.27% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £18.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -15.62%
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
7914 9060 8308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.40% 37.53% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5403 6357 5758
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 154 173
Average hourly rate £18.85 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £14.00 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 34 £260 -42.25% 6
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Enfield - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 143 (50.18%) iPhone
2 109 (38.25%) Apple iOS
3 97 (34.04%) Windows
4 93 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (31.58%) iOS Development
6 74 (25.96%) E-Commerce
7 57 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 56 (19.65%) Xcode
9 55 (19.30%) Objective-C
10 53 (18.60%) Scrum
10 53 (18.60%) Apple
11 51 (17.89%) Retail
12 50 (17.54%) HTML
13 48 (16.84%) Blackberry
14 47 (16.49%) Web Services
15 43 (15.09%) Java
16 41 (14.39%) TDD
17 40 (14.04%) Microsoft
18 39 (13.68%) Finance
19 38 (13.33%) CSS
20 36 (12.63%) RESTful
21 35 (12.28%) MS Office
21 35 (12.28%) JavaScript
22 34 (11.93%) Windows XP
22 34 (11.93%) User Experience
23 33 (11.58%) XML
24 32 (11.23%) Android
25 31 (10.88%) OO
25 31 (10.88%) Content Management
26 29 (10.18%) Continuous Integration

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (8.77%) CMS
2 16 (5.61%) WebLogic
2 16 (5.61%) JBoss
3 15 (5.26%) IIS
3 15 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (4.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.16%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.75%) Confluence
7 5 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.40%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.40%) Node.js
9 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.05%) Apache
9 3 (1.05%) Lync
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (12.28%) MS Office
2 13 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.75%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.40%) InDesign
6 3 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Tridion
2 4 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.40%) Eikon
3 2 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.75%) Office 365
3 2 (0.70%) GitHub
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.96%) DNS
2 16 (5.61%) VPN
3 15 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.56%) HTTP
5 11 (3.86%) Firewall
6 9 (3.16%) Internet
7 5 (1.75%) Intranet
7 5 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.40%) Wireless
9 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.05%) LAN
9 3 (1.05%) VoIP
9 3 (1.05%) WebEx
10 2 (0.70%) DHCP
11 1 (0.35%) GPRS
11 1 (0.35%) GSM
11 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.35%) UPnP
11 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) MySQL
3 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.35%) EDMS
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.35%) QlikView
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) CloverETL
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (19.65%) Xcode
2 25 (8.77%) Subversion
3 19 (6.67%) JIRA
4 16 (5.61%) Maven
4 16 (5.61%) Ant
5 8 (2.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.46%) NUnit
7 6 (2.11%) Calabash
8 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.75%) Toad
8 5 (1.75%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (1.75%) ERwin
9 4 (1.40%) JUnit
9 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.05%) CocoaPods
11 2 (0.70%) Grunt
11 2 (0.70%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
General
1 51 (17.89%) Retail
2 39 (13.68%) Finance
3 21 (7.37%) Banking
4 13 (4.56%) Publishing
5 11 (3.86%) Games
5 11 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.86%) Spanish Language
6 8 (2.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 128 (44.91%) Developer
2 85 (29.82%) iOS Developer
3 43 (15.09%) Analyst
4 28 (9.82%) Desktop Support
5 24 (8.42%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.72%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 18 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.96%) Architect
9 16 (5.61%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.86%) Senior iOS Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Mobile Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.81%) Web Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Web Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
13 7 (2.46%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.54%) HTML
2 47 (16.49%) Web Services
3 38 (13.33%) CSS
4 36 (12.63%) RESTful
5 33 (11.58%) XML
6 26 (9.12%) SOAP
6 26 (9.12%) J2EE
7 25 (8.77%) .NET
8 24 (8.42%) HTML5
9 20 (7.02%) XSD
10 19 (6.67%) Cocoa
11 17 (5.96%) JSON
11 17 (5.96%) REST
11 17 (5.96%) CSS3
12 16 (5.61%) WSDL
12 16 (5.61%) jQuery
12 16 (5.61%) XSL
13 14 (4.91%) ASP.NET
14 9 (3.16%) Spring
14 9 (3.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 143 (50.18%) iPhone
2 48 (16.84%) Blackberry
3 34 (11.93%) User Experience
4 23 (8.07%) Social Media
5 22 (7.72%) Mobile App
6 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.86%) Streaming Video
7 11 (3.86%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.11%) Animation
10 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.40%) Open Source
12 3 (1.05%) DataPower
12 3 (1.05%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.05%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.70%) BYOD
13 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.25%) Apple iOS
2 97 (34.04%) Windows
3 57 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 34 (11.93%) Windows XP
5 32 (11.23%) Android
6 21 (7.37%) Mac OS X
7 17 (5.96%) Linux
8 11 (3.86%) UNIX
9 10 (3.51%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.46%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.35%) webOS
15 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (31.58%) iOS Development
3 74 (25.96%) E-Commerce
4 53 (18.60%) Scrum
5 41 (14.39%) TDD
6 31 (10.88%) Content Management
6 31 (10.88%) OO
7 29 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.07%) Project Management
9 22 (7.72%) ITIL
9 22 (7.72%) Waterfall
10 16 (5.61%) BDD
10 16 (5.61%) ERP
10 16 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.26%) B2C
12 13 (4.56%) MVC
12 13 (4.56%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.56%) Use Case
12 13 (4.56%) DevOps
12 13 (4.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.30%) Objective-C
2 43 (15.09%) Java
3 35 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.61%) C#
4 16 (5.61%) Groovy
5 9 (3.16%) Ruby
6 8 (2.81%) SQL
7 7 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.40%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.40%) PHP
10 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.05%) VBA
10 3 (1.05%) C
10 3 (1.05%) C++
11 2 (0.70%) Python
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (7.02%) Degree
2 10 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 27 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.75%) Firmware
3 4 (1.40%) XenApp
4 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.70%) XenServer
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.51%) SCCM
2 8 (2.81%) Puppet
2 8 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.40%) SCOM
5 3 (1.05%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (18.60%) Apple
2 40 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.82%) ATG
4 22 (7.72%) Adobe
4 22 (7.72%) Oracle
5 21 (7.37%) Endeca
6 16 (5.61%) Perforce
6 16 (5.61%) Bloomberg
7 15 (5.26%) Sitecore
7 15 (5.26%) hybris
7 15 (5.26%) Reuters
8 12 (4.21%) HP
9 11 (3.86%) Cisco
10 10 (3.51%) Citrix
11 9 (3.16%) SAP
11 9 (3.16%) Remedy
12 8 (2.81%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (2.11%) Sybase
14 5 (1.75%) Google
14 5 (1.75%) VMware
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