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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 132 129 139
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.69% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 2.20% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £315 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.77%
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
728 999 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 31.31% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 653 556
Median daily rate £361 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 49
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Wiltshire - 4 £270 -
Bristol +7 2 £130 - 1
Devon - 1 £373 -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) QA
5 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
7 3 (10.71%) iPhone
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
7 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Apple

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) CICS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
1 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.57%) WebEx
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) OLTP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Moq
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) RequireJS
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Sass
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Spring Batch
3 1 (3.57%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL
4 1 (3.57%) JCL
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) REXX
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Apple
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Guidewire
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) VMware