The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 123 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing iPad 13 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.73% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 2.55% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £105 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £104.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.16 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.61% -3.22%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
835 943 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.80% 28.49% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 561 493
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 57 48
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £22.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +65.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing iPad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the South West

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 10 £375 - 1
Wiltshire +9 1 - -
Somerset +8 1 £213 -50.00%
Bristol -4 1 £500 +29.03% 1
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iPad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for iPad.

1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
4 9 (24.32%) Network Security
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Unix
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Puppet
7 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
7 6 (16.22%) F5
7 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.22%) NAS
7 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) J2EE
7 6 (16.22%) Python
7 6 (16.22%) MQSeries
7 6 (16.22%) LDAP
7 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
7 6 (16.22%) Nagios
7 6 (16.22%) NetApp
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (16.22%) FTP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
1 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
1 9 (24.32%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) FTP
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) HTTPS
2 6 (16.22%) IPsec
2 6 (16.22%) LDAP
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
2 6 (16.22%) VPN
2 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) OLTP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Gradle
4 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) PVCS
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) E-Business Developer
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (2.70%) HR Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Office 365 Trainer
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) CSS3
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) RequireJS
2 3 (8.11%) Sass
2 3 (8.11%) SOAP
2 3 (8.11%) Spring
3 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.41%) Cocoa
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) JAXB
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) XSD
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
3 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) Defect Management
7 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.11%) Line Management
7 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) JCL
6 1 (2.70%) REXX
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Samba
1 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (16.22%) Nagios
2 6 (16.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) F5
3 6 (16.22%) NetApp
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Apple
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Guidewire
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) CA