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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 117 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing iPad 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.49% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.06% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -19.70%
iPad
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
705 582 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 23.56% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 268 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.86 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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
Edinburgh -7 6 £475 +35.71% 3
Glasgow -6 1 £550 - 3
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) iPhone
2 7 (38.89%) iOS Development
3 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Apple
5 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Replication
5 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (22.22%) NAS
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) SCOM
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 3 (16.67%) Clustering
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) C

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Training Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) JSTL
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
2 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.56%) OSGi
2 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) MFC
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) Servlets
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) iPhone
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) iOS Development
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Apple
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Ektron
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Symbian
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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