The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank - 29 30
Contract jobs citing iPad 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -17.08%
iPad
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.92% 31.00% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 36
Average daily rate £325 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Northgate
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Academy Housing
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Northgate
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter