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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 430 307 286
Rank change year-on-year
-123 -21
Contract jobs citing iPad 199 352 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.92% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 192 207
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £165 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 23
Average hourly rate £17.22 £16.84 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -13.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £11.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.96 £57.80 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.31 £16.92 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.63%

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
18982 18289 17300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.97% 32.33% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 10984 10453
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 754 713
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -127 185 £413 - 66
London -66 128 £425 -5.55% 35
South West -1 20 £350 +12.00% 1
City of London -7 14 £379 +16.59% 5
North West -17 13 £370 +5.71% 9
South East -72 13 £170 -54.66% 13
Scotland -7 11 £400 +77.77% 9
Bristol +2 8 £425 +30.76% 1
Somerset +9 6 £350 -
Glasgow +6 6 - - 6
Cheshire -7 6 £370 - 5
Wiltshire -1 5 £105 -
Hampshire -10 5 £170 -57.50% 3
Edinburgh -15 5 £400 +77.77% 2
West Midlands -18 5 £225 -51.35% 1
Yorkshire -30 5 £300 -11.11% 6
Liverpool -2 4 - -
Merseyside -4 4 - -
Chester -4 4 £370 - 1
East Midlands -7 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -26 4 £300 -11.11% 6
Leeds - 4 £300 - 6
Street - 4 - -
East of England +7 3 - -
Leicester +3 3 - - 1
Leicestershire -2 3 - - 1
Kent -3 3 - - 1
West Sussex -16 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Peterborough - 3 - -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 192 (47.64%) iPhone
2 148 (36.72%) Apple iOS
2 148 (36.72%) Windows
3 138 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (32.01%) iOS Development
5 94 (23.33%) Objective-C
6 88 (21.84%) Microsoft
7 81 (20.10%) Apple
8 74 (18.36%) Active Directory
9 73 (18.11%) Windows 7
10 69 (17.12%) E-Commerce
11 68 (16.87%) Scrum
11 68 (16.87%) Xcode
11 68 (16.87%) User Experience
12 67 (16.63%) HTML
12 67 (16.63%) Android
13 64 (15.88%) Blackberry
14 62 (15.38%) TDD
15 61 (15.14%) Web Services
16 57 (14.14%) Cocoa
17 56 (13.90%) Retail
18 55 (13.65%) Finance
19 52 (12.90%) RESTful
20 50 (12.41%) MS Excel
20 50 (12.41%) OO
21 49 (12.16%) ITIL
22 47 (11.66%) BDD
23 46 (11.41%) MS Office
24 43 (10.67%) Mobile App
25 41 (10.17%) CSS

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (8.44%) CMS
2 19 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.97%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.73%) JBoss
6 10 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.48%) Lync
6 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.23%) IIS
8 7 (1.74%) Node.js
9 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.74%) Kentico
12 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 46 (11.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.99%) InDesign
4 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.99%) Tridion
3 2 (0.50%) Eikon
3 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.73%) Office 365
3 7 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.49%) GitHub
5 3 (0.74%) Yammer
5 3 (0.74%) Veeva
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.93%) DNS
2 31 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.71%) Firewall
4 21 (5.21%) VPN
5 15 (3.72%) DHCP
5 15 (3.72%) Wireless
6 13 (3.23%) HTTP
7 11 (2.73%) Internet
8 10 (2.48%) Ethernet
8 10 (2.48%) LAN
9 9 (2.23%) VoIP
10 8 (1.99%) Network Security
11 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.49%) Broadband
12 5 (1.24%) SAN
12 5 (1.24%) VLAN
13 4 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.74%) NAS
14 3 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.48%) SQLite
2 8 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.49%) MySQL
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.50%) Redis
6 2 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 68 (16.87%) Xcode
2 30 (7.44%) Subversion
2 30 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.98%) Ant
4 11 (2.73%) JIRA
5 10 (2.48%) Maven
6 7 (1.74%) NUnit
6 7 (1.74%) CocoaPods
7 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.74%) Toad
7 3 (0.74%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.74%) ERwin
8 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.50%) RSpec
8 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.25%) Grunt
9 1 (0.25%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.25%) Bower
9 1 (0.25%) Appium
General
1 56 (13.90%) Retail
2 55 (13.65%) Finance
3 33 (8.19%) Publishing
4 29 (7.20%) Banking
5 15 (3.72%) Games
6 12 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.74%) Legal
8 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.24%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Billing
10 4 (0.99%) Automotive
10 4 (0.99%) Front Office
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Local Government
12 2 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 146 (36.23%) Developer
2 104 (25.81%) iOS Developer
3 62 (15.38%) Analyst
4 33 (8.19%) Architect
5 30 (7.44%) Desktop Support
6 26 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 25 (6.20%) Project Manager
7 25 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (5.46%) Service Analyst
8 22 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 22 (5.46%) Desktop Engineer
9 21 (5.21%) Support Analyst
9 21 (5.21%) Senior Developer
10 15 (3.72%) Consultant
11 14 (3.47%) Senior iOS Developer
12 13 (3.23%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.73%) Mobile Developer
14 10 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (2.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.63%) HTML
2 61 (15.14%) Web Services
3 57 (14.14%) Cocoa
4 52 (12.90%) RESTful
5 41 (10.17%) CSS
6 38 (9.43%) JSON
7 35 (8.68%) HTML5
8 33 (8.19%) XML
8 33 (8.19%) Cocoa Touch
9 24 (5.96%) .NET
10 18 (4.47%) REST
11 17 (4.22%) iOS SDK
12 16 (3.97%) AngularJS
13 15 (3.72%) UIKit
14 14 (3.47%) CSS3
14 14 (3.47%) SOAP
15 13 (3.23%) Core Animation
16 12 (2.98%) J2EE
17 11 (2.73%) jQuery
18 10 (2.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 192 (47.64%) iPhone
2 68 (16.87%) User Experience
3 64 (15.88%) Blackberry
4 43 (10.67%) Mobile App
5 32 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.46%) Smartphone
7 15 (3.72%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.47%) Animation
9 12 (2.98%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.73%) Social Media
11 9 (2.23%) Taxonomies
11 9 (2.23%) Streaming Video
12 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.74%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.24%) NHS
14 5 (1.24%) Handset
14 5 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.99%) BYOD
15 4 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 148 (36.72%) Windows
1 148 (36.72%) Apple iOS
2 73 (18.11%) Windows 7
3 67 (16.63%) Android
4 22 (5.46%) Windows XP
5 21 (5.21%) Linux
6 20 (4.96%) Windows 8
7 13 (3.23%) Windows Phone
8 10 (2.48%) UNIX
9 8 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.99%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.25%) Solaris
15 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (32.01%) iOS Development
3 69 (17.12%) E-Commerce
4 68 (16.87%) Scrum
5 62 (15.38%) TDD
6 50 (12.41%) OO
7 49 (12.16%) ITIL
8 47 (11.66%) BDD
9 36 (8.93%) Mobile Development
10 35 (8.68%) Unit Testing
11 33 (8.19%) OOD
12 31 (7.69%) Content Management
13 30 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (6.70%) Project Management
15 26 (6.45%) OOP
16 21 (5.21%) Analytics
17 18 (4.47%) SDLC
17 18 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (4.22%) MVC
18 17 (4.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.33%) Objective-C
2 29 (7.20%) Java
2 29 (7.20%) JavaScript
3 22 (5.46%) Apple Swift
4 20 (4.96%) C#
5 15 (3.72%) SQL
6 10 (2.48%) Groovy
7 8 (1.99%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.99%) C++
7 8 (1.99%) PHP
8 7 (1.74%) C
8 7 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.24%) Ruby
10 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.74%) Python
11 2 (0.50%) XAML
12 1 (0.25%) PHP5
12 1 (0.25%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (8.44%) Degree
2 15 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.74%) MCSE
5 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.74%) MCDST
8 3 (0.74%) MCP
9 2 (0.50%) MCITP
9 2 (0.50%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.50%) ACSP
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) HND
10 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.22%) SLA
2 9 (2.23%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.24%) XenApp
4 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (5.21%) SCCM
2 9 (2.23%) Puppet
2 9 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.24%) SCOM
3 5 (1.24%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.50%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.25%) logstash
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) DameWare
5 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 88 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 81 (20.10%) Apple
3 26 (6.45%) VMware
4 24 (5.96%) Bloomberg
5 23 (5.71%) Cisco
6 22 (5.46%) Citrix
6 22 (5.46%) Oracle
7 20 (4.96%) HP
8 17 (4.22%) Reuters
9 16 (3.97%) Endeca
10 13 (3.23%) ATG
11 12 (2.98%) Altiris
11 12 (2.98%) Adobe
12 10 (2.48%) Perforce
12 10 (2.48%) Sitecore
13 9 (2.23%) hybris
13 9 (2.23%) Barracuda Networks
14 8 (1.99%) Dell
15 7 (1.74%) SAP
15 7 (1.74%) McAfee
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Edinburgh & Lothians
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