The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 49 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing iPad 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.59% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 3.23% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -5.12%
iPad
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.92% 18.42% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 46
Average daily rate £305 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.41 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.75 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Oxford -2 2 - -
iPad
South East

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) iPhone
2 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Xcode
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Northgate
4 1 (14.29%) Capita

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) iPad Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
1 1 (14.29%) Northgate
1 1 (14.29%) Capita
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter