The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 37 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing iPad 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.50% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -20.00%
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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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
117 64 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.50% 18.99% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 37 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.34 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.40 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

iPad
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) iPhone
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 13 (86.67%) Cocoa
2 13 (86.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) HTTP
4 11 (73.33%) Apple
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (73.33%) Kanban
5 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (66.67%) Subversion
6 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (40.00%) Data Structures

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) iOS Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
2 13 (86.67%) Cocoa
2 13 (86.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 11 (73.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) iPhone
2 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Apple