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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 243 188 196
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +8
Contract jobs citing iPad 17 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 2.21% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 14
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£215 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% +39.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.38 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-9.70% +14.50%
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
2888 2576 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 28.87% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1380 1151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 172
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +1 6 - - 1
Hampshire -9 4 £213 -45.16%
Berkshire 0 3 £215 -42.66% 2
West Sussex -7 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 - - 1
Surrey -7 2 £213 +32.81% 2
Sussex - 2 £213 -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (76.19%) iPhone
2 47 (74.60%) Apple iOS
3 42 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 33 (52.38%) Objective-C
5 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (42.86%) Xcode
7 23 (36.51%) Apple
8 20 (31.75%) Cocoa
9 19 (30.16%) Cocoa Touch
9 19 (30.16%) Mobile App
10 18 (28.57%) iOS SDK
11 17 (26.98%) Web Services
12 15 (23.81%) Finance
12 15 (23.81%) Scrum
12 15 (23.81%) Banking
12 15 (23.81%) Mobile Development
13 12 (19.05%) RESTful
13 12 (19.05%) HTML5
13 12 (19.05%) XML
13 12 (19.05%) HTML
14 10 (15.87%) SOAP
14 10 (15.87%) JSON
15 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.29%) Windows
15 9 (14.29%) REST
15 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 8 (12.70%) HTTP
16 8 (12.70%) Client/Server
16 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
16 8 (12.70%) Git (software)

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (7.94%) Lync
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) CDMA
4 1 (1.59%) GSM
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) QlikView
1 1 (1.59%) SQLite
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Xcode
2 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
1 15 (23.81%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 40 (63.49%) iOS Developer
3 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.94%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (4.76%) iPad Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Mobile Web Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) Cocoa
2 19 (30.16%) Cocoa Touch
3 18 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 17 (26.98%) Web Services
5 12 (19.05%) XML
5 12 (19.05%) HTML
5 12 (19.05%) RESTful
5 12 (19.05%) HTML5
6 10 (15.87%) JSON
6 10 (15.87%) SOAP
7 9 (14.29%) REST
7 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.11%) OpenGL
9 4 (6.35%) CSS
9 4 (6.35%) CSS3
9 4 (6.35%) PhoneGap
10 2 (3.17%) Sencha Touch
10 2 (3.17%) jQuery
10 2 (3.17%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (3.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (76.19%) iPhone
2 19 (30.16%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.70%) Client/Server
4 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
6 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.59%) Social Media
8 1 (1.59%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 47 (74.60%) Apple iOS
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.11%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Scrum
3 15 (23.81%) Mobile Development
4 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.70%) TDD
6 7 (11.11%) Memory Management
7 5 (7.94%) Kanban
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.76%) OO
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Android Development
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL
9 2 (3.17%) Project Management
9 2 (3.17%) MVC
9 2 (3.17%) Time Management
10 1 (1.59%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.59%) Data Management
10 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Objective-C
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Apple
2 6 (9.52%) HP
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Adobe
3 3 (4.76%) Sophos
3 3 (4.76%) Toshiba
3 3 (4.76%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.17%) Sencha
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) Facebook
5 1 (1.59%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Mitel
5 1 (1.59%) Altiris