The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 125 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing iPad 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£215 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +4.54%
iPad
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
772 698 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.89% 27.44% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 390 352
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 24
Average hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £15.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% +65.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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
Stirling - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
3 1 (12.50%) Xcode
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Perl

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle