The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 21 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.01% - 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -19.70%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.33% 30.72% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £13.88 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

iPad
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C