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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 352 368 294
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -74
Contract jobs citing iPad 264 246 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.41% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 156 183
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£373 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £177 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £251 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £25.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -15.62%

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
16905 17481 14911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.25% 31.01% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10746 8904
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 665 713
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +5 249 £375 - 62
London -9 156 £375 -11.76% 36
South East +3 41 £233 -21.18% 11
City of London +3 32 £275 -38.88% 7
North West -11 16 £375 +42.85% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 15 £394 +35.77% 1
East of England +21 13 £104 -56.66% 1
Milton Keynes -1 9 - -
Hampshire - 9 £210 -
Berkshire +9 8 £233 -22.50% 1
Surrey +7 7 £650 +364.28% 5
West Midlands -19 7 £350 +40.00% 1
East Midlands +8 6 - -
Hertfordshire +11 5 - -
Watford +10 5 - -
Bristol -2 5 £450 - 2
South West -4 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Manchester -6 5 £325 -18.75% 1
Yorkshire -22 5 - - 5
Lancashire +2 4 - - 1
Cheshire -3 4 - - 2
Scotland +2 3 £338 - 4
Northamptonshire -7 3 - -
Kent - 3 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £233 -
Wales - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £500 -
Northampton -5 2 - -
Oxfordshire -15 2 £223 -50.55% 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 258 (54.43%) iPhone
2 200 (42.19%) Apple iOS
3 163 (34.39%) iOS Development
4 148 (31.22%) Windows
5 147 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (22.36%) Objective-C
7 96 (20.25%) Xcode
7 96 (20.25%) Apple
8 95 (20.04%) E-Commerce
9 93 (19.62%) Blackberry
10 89 (18.78%) Windows 7
11 88 (18.57%) Microsoft
12 81 (17.09%) HTML
12 81 (17.09%) Scrum
13 75 (15.82%) Android
14 70 (14.77%) Active Directory
15 64 (13.50%) Web Services
15 64 (13.50%) Finance
16 58 (12.24%) Retail
16 58 (12.24%) Mobile App
17 57 (12.03%) Java
18 55 (11.60%) CSS
18 55 (11.60%) MS Office
18 55 (11.60%) TDD
19 54 (11.39%) JavaScript
20 52 (10.97%) HTML5
21 50 (10.55%) RESTful
22 46 (9.70%) User Experience
23 45 (9.49%) XML
24 43 (9.07%) OO

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (8.23%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.27%) CMS
3 16 (3.38%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.38%) JBoss
4 15 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (2.95%) IIS
5 14 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (1.69%) Confluence
9 7 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.27%) Lync
11 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.05%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.84%) Node.js
13 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (11.60%) MS Office
2 36 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.84%) InDesign
5 4 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.42%) MS Project
7 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Tridion
2 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.84%) Magento
3 4 (0.84%) Eikon
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.95%) Office 365
2 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.12%) VPN
2 24 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.43%) HTTP
3 21 (4.43%) DNS
4 16 (3.38%) Firewall
5 9 (1.90%) Internet
6 8 (1.69%) Wireless
6 8 (1.69%) SAN
6 8 (1.69%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.48%) LAN
7 7 (1.48%) DHCP
8 5 (1.05%) VoIP
8 5 (1.05%) Intranet
8 5 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.84%) GSM
10 3 (0.63%) WAN
10 3 (0.63%) LDAP
10 3 (0.63%) Broadband
10 3 (0.63%) CDMA
10 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.48%) MySQL
2 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.63%) Big Data
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.42%) MS Access
5 2 (0.42%) QlikView
6 1 (0.21%) SQLite
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.21%) EDMS
6 1 (0.21%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 96 (20.25%) Xcode
2 41 (8.65%) Subversion
3 28 (5.91%) JIRA
4 24 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.38%) Maven
5 16 (3.38%) Ant
6 7 (1.48%) JUnit
7 6 (1.27%) NUnit
7 6 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.27%) Calabash
8 5 (1.05%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (1.05%) ERwin
8 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.05%) Toad
9 4 (0.84%) Selenium
9 4 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.63%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 64 (13.50%) Finance
2 58 (12.24%) Retail
3 39 (8.23%) Banking
4 15 (3.16%) Publishing
5 14 (2.95%) Games
6 12 (2.53%) Spanish Language
7 10 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.90%) Back Office
8 9 (1.90%) Marketing
9 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.84%) Advertising
10 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
11 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 218 (45.99%) Developer
2 147 (31.01%) iOS Developer
3 75 (15.82%) Analyst
4 41 (8.65%) Desktop Support
5 38 (8.02%) Support Engineer
6 26 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
7 25 (5.27%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 23 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.85%) Mobile Developer
10 22 (4.64%) Architect
11 19 (4.01%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.38%) Service Analyst
12 16 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (3.38%) Senior iOS Developer
13 13 (2.74%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 11 (2.32%) Agile Business Analyst
14 11 (2.32%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.09%) HTML
2 64 (13.50%) Web Services
3 55 (11.60%) CSS
4 52 (10.97%) HTML5
5 50 (10.55%) RESTful
6 45 (9.49%) XML
7 42 (8.86%) Cocoa
8 36 (7.59%) SOAP
9 32 (6.75%) .NET
10 31 (6.54%) iOS SDK
11 28 (5.91%) Cocoa Touch
11 28 (5.91%) JSON
12 26 (5.49%) J2EE
12 26 (5.49%) CSS3
13 24 (5.06%) REST
13 24 (5.06%) jQuery
14 23 (4.85%) XSD
15 18 (3.80%) Ajax
16 16 (3.38%) Spring
16 16 (3.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 258 (54.43%) iPhone
2 93 (19.62%) Blackberry
3 58 (12.24%) Mobile App
4 46 (9.70%) User Experience
5 26 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.27%) Social Media
7 16 (3.38%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.11%) Streaming Video
9 9 (1.90%) Smartphone
9 9 (1.90%) Animation
10 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.27%) Open Source
13 5 (1.05%) BYOD
13 5 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.84%) NHS
14 4 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 200 (42.19%) Apple iOS
2 148 (31.22%) Windows
3 89 (18.78%) Windows 7
4 75 (15.82%) Android
5 42 (8.86%) Windows XP
6 25 (5.27%) Mac OS X
7 22 (4.64%) Linux
8 19 (4.01%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.53%) UNIX
12 9 (1.90%) Windows Phone
13 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.27%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.21%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (34.39%) iOS Development
2 147 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (20.04%) E-Commerce
4 81 (17.09%) Scrum
5 55 (11.60%) TDD
6 43 (9.07%) OO
7 41 (8.65%) ITIL
7 41 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (7.59%) MVC
9 34 (7.17%) Project Management
10 32 (6.75%) Mobile Development
11 31 (6.54%) Content Management
12 22 (4.64%) Waterfall
13 21 (4.43%) BDD
13 21 (4.43%) B2C
14 20 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (4.22%) Unit Testing
15 17 (3.59%) CRM
16 16 (3.38%) ERP
16 16 (3.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (22.36%) Objective-C
2 57 (12.03%) Java
3 54 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.64%) C#
5 19 (4.01%) SQL
6 16 (3.38%) Groovy
7 9 (1.90%) Ruby
8 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.05%) VBA
9 5 (1.05%) C
10 4 (0.84%) C++
10 4 (0.84%) PHP
11 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.63%) VBScript
11 3 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.42%) Python
12 2 (0.42%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (7.81%) Degree
2 13 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.05%) MCSE
6 4 (0.84%) MCP
7 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.63%) CCNA
7 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.42%) MCDST
8 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.32%) XenApp
3 7 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.48%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.27%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.05%) Firmware
6 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (5.27%) SCCM
2 9 (1.90%) SCOM
3 8 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 7 (1.48%) Puppet
4 7 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.63%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 96 (20.25%) Apple
2 88 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.38%) Citrix
4 30 (6.33%) ATG
5 27 (5.70%) Oracle
6 26 (5.49%) Adobe
7 24 (5.06%) hybris
8 21 (4.43%) Endeca
9 20 (4.22%) VMware
9 20 (4.22%) HP
10 16 (3.38%) Cisco
10 16 (3.38%) Perforce
11 15 (3.16%) Sitecore
12 14 (2.95%) Remedy
12 14 (2.95%) SAP
13 13 (2.74%) Bloomberg
14 12 (2.53%) Reuters
15 10 (2.11%) Symantec
15 10 (2.11%) Google
16 9 (1.90%) McAfee
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