The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 63 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 2.33% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 10.06% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
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£400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.54 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-21.64% -14.34%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
256 169 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.78% 23.15% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 90 52
Average daily rate £333 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £221 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (100.00%) iPhone
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) iOS SDK
3 5 (62.50%) Xcode
3 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) Apple
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) CDMA
5 3 (37.50%) GSM
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (37.50%) eggPlant
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) CSS

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) CDMA
1 3 (37.50%) GSM
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Xcode
2 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (37.50%) eggPlant
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) iOS Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) iOS SDK
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) iPhone
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) VB
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) HP