The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 39 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing iPad 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.08% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.06% 1.25% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.31 £16.92 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.63%
iPad
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
85 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.41% 23.81% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 25
Average daily rate £369 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £24.21 £17.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.17% +37.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Street - 4 - -
Bridgwater +2 2 £350 -
iPad
South West

iPad
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) BPR
5 1 (16.67%) SEO

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Interactive Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) BPR
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA