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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 44 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing iPad 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.00% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
iPad
East Midlands

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
140 78 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.11% 23.78% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 16
Average daily rate £400 £423 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton -5 4 - -
iPad
East Midlands

iPad
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) B2C
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) B2C
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%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google