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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 137 144 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing iPad 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.04% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Median daily rate £325 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-19.97% -6.69%
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
1191 1056 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.67% 27.53% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 617 480
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 61
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing iPad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +4 7 £325 -12.16% 4
Manchester - 6 £355 - 18
Lancashire -5 5 £275 +77.41% 2
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iPad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for iPad.

1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) MySQL
5 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (17.50%) SOAP
6 7 (17.50%) HTML
6 7 (17.50%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.00%) Android
7 6 (15.00%) PHP
7 6 (15.00%) Windows
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle
8 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 5 (12.50%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Subversion
8 5 (12.50%) Spring
8 5 (12.50%) JIRA
8 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.00%) iPhone
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) DataStage
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Gradle
2 2 (5.00%) JUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) DataStage Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) ETL Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) DataStage Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) SOAP
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (10.00%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) Symfony
7 3 (7.50%) Grails
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Yii
8 2 (5.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.00%) iPhone
2 3 (7.50%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Android
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Android Development
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) B2C
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (5.00%) SEO
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.00%) PHP 5
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) APMP
1 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) MCITP
1 1 (2.50%) MCP
1 1 (2.50%) MCTS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) UAG
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Zend
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Twitter
4 2 (5.00%) hybris
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Telerik
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Brocade
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau