The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 137 122 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing iPad 10 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.30% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.12% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -20.00%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
987 715 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.97% 26.40% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 418 312
Average daily rate £378 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 63 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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
Lancashire -8 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - - 1
Manchester -11 2 £350 +21.73% 3
Merseyside - - - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 9 (42.86%) iPhone
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Android
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) JIRA
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
7 4 (19.05%) NHS
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (14.29%) Confluence
8 3 (14.29%) hybris
8 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
8 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
8 3 (14.29%) Subversion
8 3 (14.29%) Spring
8 3 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Broadband
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) iBeacon
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Xcode
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
1 3 (14.29%) Ajax
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) JSP
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XSD
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
3 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) iPhone
2 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) NHS
4 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Handset
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Android
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) SEO
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 5 (23.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) VCP4
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) MCDST
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) hybris
3 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
4 2 (9.52%) Appcelerator
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software
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