The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iPad 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.92% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.92 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.20% +16.68%
Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 20 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.49% 8.93% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 15
Average daily rate £325 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Average hourly rate £97.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 - £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.50 - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
iPad
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iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) B2C
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) JMS
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Endeca
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) JMX
2 6 (60.00%) ATG
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (60.00%) JDBC
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
2 6 (60.00%) Servlets
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
2 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) JDBC
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Servlets
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
1 6 (60.00%) Struts
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) XSLT
1 6 (60.00%) JMS
1 6 (60.00%) JMX
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) B2C
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) JBoss
1 6 (60.00%) ATG
1 6 (60.00%) Endeca
2 4 (40.00%) hybris