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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 54 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.81% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£375 £375 -
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 £16.17 £14.50 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -19.84%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 123 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.52% 26.23% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 60 58
Average daily rate £350 £343 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £468 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Average hourly rate £21.23 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.91% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.46 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Northgate
3 1 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) Academy Housing
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate
1 1 (16.67%) Capita
1 1 (16.67%) Facebook
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter