The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing iPad 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.49% 0.64% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.17 - -
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 Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 76 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.28% 24.44% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 16
Average daily rate £385 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £548 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.09 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -62.61%
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 Northamptonshire

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (44.44%) iPhone
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Broadband
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) RSpec
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) B2C

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Broadband
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) B2C
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Google