The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 258 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +12
Contract jobs citing iPad 12 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 2.18% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 12
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£170 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £157 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £41.40 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.31 £16.92 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.63%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3027 2709 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.54% 29.62% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1477 1236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
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 the South East

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the South East

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the South East 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -19 4 £170 -57.50% 2
Kent +4 3 - - 2
West Sussex -14 3 - -
Surrey -9 1 - - 3
Berkshire -24 1 - - 4
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (63.64%) iPhone
2 20 (60.61%) Apple iOS
3 18 (54.55%) iOS Development
4 17 (51.52%) Objective-C
5 15 (45.45%) Xcode
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (36.36%) Cocoa
7 11 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
8 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
8 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 10 (30.30%) XML
9 9 (27.27%) Apple
9 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
9 9 (27.27%) REST
10 8 (24.24%) iOS SDK
10 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) JSON
11 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Scrum
11 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.21%) MS Office
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) OpenGL
11 7 (21.21%) Memory Management
12 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.18%) Banking
13 5 (15.15%) HTML
13 5 (15.15%) HTML5

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) WebEx
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Xcode
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
1 17 (51.52%) iOS Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Cocoa
2 11 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 10 (30.30%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) REST
5 8 (24.24%) iOS SDK
5 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 7 (21.21%) OpenGL
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.12%) RESTful
9 2 (6.06%) iPhone SDK
9 2 (6.06%) SOAP
10 1 (3.03%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) iPhone
2 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
3 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) BYOD
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Apple iOS
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 3 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 7 (21.21%) Memory Management
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.03%) Kanban
7 1 (3.03%) QMS
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Apple
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Adobe
4 3 (9.09%) Sophos
4 3 (9.09%) Toshiba
4 3 (9.09%) Google
4 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.03%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Mitel
5 1 (3.03%) Altiris
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
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