The 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing iPad 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £273 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -19.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.62% 24.71% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 27
Average daily rate £345 £250 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 15 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (86.67%) B2C
3 9 (60.00%) ATG
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Retail
5 7 (46.67%) Software Architecture
5 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (46.67%) Load Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (46.67%) QA
5 7 (46.67%) Endeca
5 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (46.67%) Content Management
5 7 (46.67%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) CMS
5 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (46.67%) Internet
5 7 (46.67%) JMX
5 7 (46.67%) JMS
5 7 (46.67%) JBoss
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) J2EE
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (46.67%) JDBC
5 7 (46.67%) JSP
5 7 (46.67%) Servlets
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
1 7 (46.67%) CMS
1 7 (46.67%) JBoss
1 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (46.67%) JMX
1 7 (46.67%) JMS
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
1 7 (46.67%) JDBC
1 7 (46.67%) JSP
1 7 (46.67%) Servlets
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
1 7 (46.67%) Struts
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) XML
1 7 (46.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (86.67%) B2C
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Software Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (46.67%) Load Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (46.67%) Content Management
5 6 (40.00%) CRM
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Use Case
5 6 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) ATG
2 7 (46.67%) Endeca
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) hybris