The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 97 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.071% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 0.27% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £325 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £11.74 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -25.46%
iPad
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
573 364 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.47% 25.67% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 216 189
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £180 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £24.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPad across the Manchester region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Manchester region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bolton - 2 £381 -
iPad
North West

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) SEO
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) B2C
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Confluence
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Hazelcast
3 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Hybris Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) JSP
3 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) Grails
4 2 (20.00%) J2SE
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) B2C
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
1 4 (40.00%) Twitter
2 3 (30.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin