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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 254 183 201
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +18
Contract jobs citing iPad 13 65 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.71% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 2.42% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 31 12
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£275 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £160 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.80% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £24.60 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +10.81%
iPad
England

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
2931 2683 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.78% 29.14% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1427 1182
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 3 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 3 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
Kent +3 3 - - 1
West Sussex -7 3 - -
Hampshire -14 3 £275 -31.25%
Buckinghamshire -20 2 - - 2
Surrey -11 1 - - 3
Berkshire -21 1 - - 6
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (68.75%) iPhone
2 32 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 28 (58.33%) iOS Development
4 23 (47.92%) Xcode
4 23 (47.92%) Objective-C
5 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (33.33%) Apple
7 14 (29.17%) iOS SDK
8 13 (27.08%) Cocoa
9 12 (25.00%) XML
9 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 12 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
10 11 (22.92%) Mobile Development
10 11 (22.92%) Web Services
10 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) Banking
11 10 (20.83%) Scrum
11 10 (20.83%) JSON
11 10 (20.83%) HTML5
11 10 (20.83%) HTML
12 9 (18.75%) Windows
12 9 (18.75%) REST
13 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 8 (16.67%) Degree
14 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.58%) Memory Management
14 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
14 7 (14.58%) OpenGL
15 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.50%) MS Excel

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (10.42%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) QlikView
1 1 (2.08%) SQLite
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Xcode
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
1 11 (22.92%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 27 (56.25%) iOS Developer
3 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.25%) iPad Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) iOS SDK
2 13 (27.08%) Cocoa
3 12 (25.00%) XML
3 12 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 11 (22.92%) Web Services
5 10 (20.83%) HTML5
5 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 10 (20.83%) JSON
6 9 (18.75%) REST
7 7 (14.58%) OpenGL
7 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.42%) RESTful
9 3 (6.25%) CSS3
9 3 (6.25%) PhoneGap
9 3 (6.25%) CSS
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
10 2 (4.17%) jQuery
10 2 (4.17%) Ajax
10 2 (4.17%) Sencha Touch
10 2 (4.17%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 33 (68.75%) iPhone
2 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.08%) BYOD
7 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.42%) Android
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) iOS Development
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Mobile Development
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) Memory Management
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.17%) MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Time Management
8 2 (4.17%) Kanban
9 1 (2.08%) QMS
9 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.08%) Data Management
9 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL
9 1 (2.08%) OO
9 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Objective-C
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Apple
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) Sophos
4 3 (6.25%) Toshiba
4 3 (6.25%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.17%) Sencha
6 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Mitel
6 1 (2.08%) Altiris
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com