The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 431 323 291
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -32
Contract jobs citing iPad 196 319 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.82% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 184 193
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £164 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 27
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £57.80 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.88 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +12.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18011 17485 16779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.63% 32.00% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11335 10583 9950
Average daily rate £420 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 672 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iPad
Daily Rate Trend

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad within the UK.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

iPad Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

iPad
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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
England -109 186 £425 +6.25% 79
London -41 135 £425 - 34
City of London -30 17 £370 -12.85% 7
South West -1 15 £419 +71.79% 8
South East -81 13 £275 -26.66% 17
North West -20 12 £310 -11.42% 6
Bristol +6 8 £419 +39.58% 2
Cheshire +1 8 £370 - 2
Scotland -4 7 - - 1
Glasgow +3 6 - - 1
West Midlands -9 5 £225 -51.35% 5
Yorkshire -27 5 £470 +39.25% 5
Somerset +5 4 £350 - 3
Chester -6 4 £370 - 1
Kent -2 3 - - 1
West Sussex -8 3 - -
Hampshire -17 3 £275 -31.25%
West Yorkshire -26 3 £470 +39.25% 3
Knutsford - 3 £250 -
Leeds - 3 £470 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Bridgwater +2 2 £350 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £513 - 1
Swindon 0 2 £513 -
Milton Keynes -1 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 1
Merseyside -12 2 - - 1
Liverpool -12 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - - 2
Lancashire - 2 £155 -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 212 (48.07%) iPhone
2 166 (37.64%) Apple iOS
2 166 (37.64%) Windows
3 134 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (29.48%) iOS Development
5 94 (21.32%) Objective-C
6 90 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 86 (19.50%) Windows 7
8 81 (18.37%) Blackberry
9 80 (18.14%) Active Directory
9 80 (18.14%) Apple
9 80 (18.14%) E-Commerce
9 80 (18.14%) Android
10 74 (16.78%) Web Services
10 74 (16.78%) Xcode
11 72 (16.33%) HTML
12 65 (14.74%) Retail
13 63 (14.29%) Scrum
14 60 (13.61%) Finance
15 54 (12.24%) TDD
16 53 (12.02%) User Experience
17 52 (11.79%) Mobile App
17 52 (11.79%) MS Excel
17 52 (11.79%) ITIL
18 48 (10.88%) CSS
18 48 (10.88%) MS Office
19 45 (10.20%) Cocoa
19 45 (10.20%) RESTful
20 43 (9.75%) XML
21 41 (9.30%) OO

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (6.12%) CMS
2 23 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.54%) WebLogic
4 15 (3.40%) JBoss
4 15 (3.40%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.95%) Lync
5 13 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (2.49%) IIS
8 10 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.81%) Node.js
10 6 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.68%) Kentico
13 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.88%) MS Office
3 4 (0.91%) InDesign
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Tridion
2 4 (0.91%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.68%) Magento
4 2 (0.45%) Eikon
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.63%) Office 365
3 6 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.68%) GitHub
4 3 (0.68%) Yammer
4 3 (0.68%) Veeva
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.84%) DNS
2 34 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.44%) Firewall
4 21 (4.76%) VPN
5 19 (4.31%) HTTP
6 17 (3.85%) DHCP
7 16 (3.63%) Internet
8 12 (2.72%) LAN
9 9 (2.04%) VoIP
9 9 (2.04%) Wireless
9 9 (2.04%) Network Security
10 8 (1.81%) SAN
11 7 (1.59%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.36%) Broadband
13 5 (1.13%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.13%) VLAN
14 4 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.91%) WAN
15 3 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.59%) SQLite
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (1.36%) MySQL
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.91%) Big Data
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.45%) MS Access
6 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.23%) QlikView
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (16.78%) Xcode
2 35 (7.94%) Subversion
3 30 (6.80%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.63%) JIRA
5 14 (3.17%) Maven
5 14 (3.17%) Ant
6 7 (1.59%) NUnit
7 5 (1.13%) Toad
7 5 (1.13%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (1.13%) ERwin
7 5 (1.13%) CocoaPods
8 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.45%) Grunt
8 2 (0.45%) RSpec
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 65 (14.74%) Retail
2 60 (13.61%) Finance
3 33 (7.48%) Banking
4 24 (5.44%) Publishing
5 20 (4.54%) Games
6 10 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.04%) Marketing
8 8 (1.81%) Back Office
9 6 (1.36%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.13%) Legal
11 4 (0.91%) Automotive
11 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.91%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Electronics
12 3 (0.68%) Front Office
12 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.68%) Billing
13 2 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 163 (36.96%) Developer
2 111 (25.17%) iOS Developer
3 65 (14.74%) Analyst
4 37 (8.39%) Desktop Support
5 35 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 33 (7.48%) Architect
7 28 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 26 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 20 (4.54%) Project Manager
12 18 (4.08%) Consultant
13 17 (3.85%) Service Analyst
13 17 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 16 (3.63%) Mobile Developer
15 15 (3.40%) Senior iOS Developer
15 15 (3.40%) Business Analyst
16 13 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 11 (2.49%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (16.78%) Web Services
2 72 (16.33%) HTML
3 48 (10.88%) CSS
4 45 (10.20%) Cocoa
4 45 (10.20%) RESTful
5 43 (9.75%) XML
6 41 (9.30%) JSON
6 41 (9.30%) HTML5
7 30 (6.80%) .NET
8 29 (6.58%) Cocoa Touch
9 27 (6.12%) iOS SDK
10 26 (5.90%) REST
11 22 (4.99%) SOAP
12 19 (4.31%) J2EE
13 17 (3.85%) AngularJS
14 16 (3.63%) CSS3
15 15 (3.40%) UIKit
16 14 (3.17%) XSD
16 14 (3.17%) XSL
16 14 (3.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 212 (48.07%) iPhone
2 81 (18.37%) Blackberry
3 53 (12.02%) User Experience
4 52 (11.79%) Mobile App
5 31 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.67%) Smartphone
7 16 (3.63%) Social Media
7 16 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.95%) Streaming Video
9 12 (2.72%) Animation
10 10 (2.27%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.81%) NHS
12 7 (1.59%) Taxonomies
12 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.91%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 166 (37.64%) Windows
1 166 (37.64%) Apple iOS
2 86 (19.50%) Windows 7
3 80 (18.14%) Android
4 27 (6.12%) Windows XP
5 26 (5.90%) Linux
6 24 (5.44%) Windows 8
7 15 (3.40%) Windows Phone
8 14 (3.17%) Mac OS X
9 9 (2.04%) UNIX
10 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (1.36%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.91%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (29.48%) iOS Development
3 80 (18.14%) E-Commerce
4 63 (14.29%) Scrum
5 54 (12.24%) TDD
6 52 (11.79%) ITIL
7 41 (9.30%) OO
8 35 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (7.71%) Mobile Development
10 31 (7.03%) BDD
11 30 (6.80%) Content Management
12 28 (6.35%) Unit Testing
13 27 (6.12%) Project Management
14 26 (5.90%) OOP
15 23 (5.22%) SDLC
16 21 (4.76%) OOD
16 21 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (4.31%) ERP
17 19 (4.31%) Analytics
18 17 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.32%) Objective-C
2 38 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 37 (8.39%) Java
4 20 (4.54%) C#
5 19 (4.31%) SQL
6 16 (3.63%) Apple Swift
7 14 (3.17%) Groovy
8 10 (2.27%) PHP
9 7 (1.59%) C
9 7 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.36%) C++
10 6 (1.36%) Ruby
11 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.68%) VBA
11 3 (0.68%) Python
11 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.45%) XAML
13 1 (0.23%) Scala
13 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (8.39%) Degree
2 16 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.04%) MCSE
5 8 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.13%) MCP
7 4 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.45%) MCDST
8 2 (0.45%) MCITP
8 2 (0.45%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.45%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ACSP
9 1 (0.23%) HND
9 1 (0.23%) MCSA
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.08%) SLA
2 6 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (18.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.04%) XenApp
4 8 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.45%) Firmware
6 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (5.67%) SCCM
2 11 (2.49%) Puppet
2 11 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.13%) SCOM
5 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.23%) logstash
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.23%) DameWare
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 90 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 80 (18.14%) Apple
3 30 (6.80%) Oracle
4 29 (6.58%) VMware
5 28 (6.35%) Citrix
6 21 (4.76%) ATG
6 21 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 20 (4.54%) Endeca
8 19 (4.31%) HP
8 19 (4.31%) Cisco
9 18 (4.08%) Adobe
10 15 (3.40%) Altiris
11 14 (3.17%) Perforce
11 14 (3.17%) Reuters
12 13 (2.95%) hybris
13 12 (2.72%) Sitecore
14 11 (2.49%) Barracuda Networks
14 11 (2.49%) McAfee
15 10 (2.27%) SAP
16 9 (2.04%) Dell
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Chester
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