The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 357 276 297
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +21
Contract jobs citing iPad 241 304 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 2.48% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 183 218
Average daily rate £400 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.40 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13894 12270 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.45% 25.73% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8594 7366 8606
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 610 744
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -75 239 £400 +2.56% 76
London -31 163 £425 +6.25% 43
City of London -3 46 £475 +17.28% 15
South East -21 17 £300 -20.00% 11
South West -15 13 £350 -22.22% 1
North West -27 13 £263 +0.96% 12
West Midlands -18 11 £250 +5.26% 2
East of England -26 10 £220 -41.33% 1
Yorkshire -9 9 £325 - 5
Berkshire -20 7 £300 +26.98% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 6 - - 1
Manchester -18 6 £400 +70.21% 8
Warwickshire -3 5 £238 +35.71% 1
West Yorkshire -12 5 £325 - 5
Bristol -17 5 - -
Leeds -13 4 £325 -13.33% 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £325 -
Gloucestershire +6 3 - -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £240 -43.52%
Surrey -12 3 £140 -65.00% 2
Wiltshire -19 3 - -
Lancashire -21 3 £225 -13.46%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 - 1
Oxford +5 2 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 £450 - 1
West Sussex -4 2 £382 -
Birmingham -9 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Somerset -10 2 £350 +75.00%
East Midlands -13 2 £125 -50.00%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £125 -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 255 (51.93%) iPhone
2 236 (48.07%) Apple iOS
3 178 (36.25%) iOS Development
4 118 (24.03%) HTML
5 115 (23.42%) Android
6 112 (22.81%) Objective-C
7 109 (22.20%) Windows
8 97 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (18.53%) Finance
10 85 (17.31%) Apple
11 84 (17.11%) Blackberry
12 76 (15.48%) Xcode
13 72 (14.66%) Java
14 69 (14.05%) Scrum
14 69 (14.05%) Mobile App
15 68 (13.85%) HTML5
16 67 (13.65%) Microsoft
17 65 (13.24%) JavaScript
18 64 (13.03%) CSS
18 64 (13.03%) Active Directory
19 59 (12.02%) Web Services
19 59 (12.02%) TDD
19 59 (12.02%) Retail
20 57 (11.61%) Windows 7
21 56 (11.41%) E-Commerce
22 55 (11.20%) MS Office
23 54 (11.00%) Windows XP
23 54 (11.00%) Cocoa
24 49 (9.98%) iOS SDK
25 47 (9.57%) Continuous Integration

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 44 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.65%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.63%) CMS
9 7 (1.43%) Confluence
10 6 (1.22%) Lync
11 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.81%) WordPress
12 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.61%) SAS
14 2 (0.41%) IIS
15 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 55 (11.20%) MS Office
2 35 (7.13%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.22%) MS Project
5 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) Maya
7 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) assyst
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.63%) SaaS
3 6 (1.22%) Office 365
4 4 (0.81%) Trello
5 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.33%) VPN
2 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.24%) Wireless
3 10 (2.04%) Internet
3 10 (2.04%) DNS
4 9 (1.83%) Firewall
5 8 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (1.63%) DHCP
6 7 (1.43%) SAN
6 7 (1.43%) HTTP
7 5 (1.02%) Intranet
7 5 (1.02%) WAN
7 5 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.81%) LDAP
8 4 (0.81%) LAN
9 3 (0.61%) VoIP
9 3 (0.61%) Extranet
9 3 (0.61%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.41%) VLAN
10 2 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.87%) MySQL
2 10 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.61%) DB2
5 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.41%) QlikView
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) SQLite
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (15.48%) Xcode
2 38 (7.74%) Subversion
3 29 (5.91%) Maven
4 23 (4.68%) Ant
5 20 (4.07%) JIRA
6 14 (2.85%) PhoneGap
7 11 (2.24%) JUnit
8 10 (2.04%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.43%) Selenium
9 7 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (1.02%) Calabash
12 4 (0.81%) Robotium
12 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.61%) Mockito
13 3 (0.61%) Hamcrest
13 3 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 2 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 91 (18.53%) Finance
2 59 (12.02%) Retail
3 37 (7.54%) Banking
4 19 (3.87%) Marketing
5 16 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.85%) Legal
6 14 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.65%) Games
8 9 (1.83%) Front Office
9 8 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.43%) Publishing
10 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.22%) Dutch Language
12 5 (1.02%) Finnish Language
12 5 (1.02%) French Language
12 5 (1.02%) German Language
12 5 (1.02%) Hungarian Language
12 5 (1.02%) Back Office
12 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 248 (50.51%) Developer
2 134 (27.29%) iOS Developer
3 83 (16.90%) Analyst
4 29 (5.91%) Support Engineer
4 29 (5.91%) Mobile Developer
5 27 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (4.89%) Desktop Support
6 24 (4.89%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.68%) Support Analyst
8 15 (3.05%) Project Manager
8 15 (3.05%) Android Developer
9 13 (2.65%) Senior Developer
9 13 (2.65%) iPhone Developer
10 12 (2.44%) Service Analyst
11 11 (2.24%) Team Leader
12 10 (2.04%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.04%) Designer
13 9 (1.83%) Senior iOS Developer
13 9 (1.83%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (1.83%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (24.03%) HTML
2 68 (13.85%) HTML5
3 64 (13.03%) CSS
4 59 (12.02%) Web Services
5 54 (11.00%) Cocoa
6 49 (9.98%) iOS SDK
7 45 (9.16%) XML
8 42 (8.55%) jQuery
9 34 (6.92%) RESTful
9 34 (6.92%) XSD
10 32 (6.52%) SOAP
11 30 (6.11%) J2EE
12 27 (5.50%) WSDL
12 27 (5.50%) CSS3
13 25 (5.09%) JSON
14 23 (4.68%) XSL
15 21 (4.28%) REST
16 20 (4.07%) Cocoa Touch
17 18 (3.67%) .NET
17 18 (3.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 255 (51.93%) iPhone
2 84 (17.11%) Blackberry
3 69 (14.05%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.70%) Social Media
5 14 (2.85%) Smartphone
5 14 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.24%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.04%) Handset
8 9 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.83%) NHS
8 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.43%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.43%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.22%) EMC Centera
10 6 (1.22%) IVR
10 6 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.22%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.81%) Derivative
12 3 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 236 (48.07%) Apple iOS
2 115 (23.42%) Android
3 109 (22.20%) Windows
4 57 (11.61%) Windows 7
5 54 (11.00%) Windows XP
6 15 (3.05%) Linux
6 15 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.44%) UNIX
8 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.43%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (36.25%) iOS Development
2 97 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (14.05%) Scrum
4 59 (12.02%) TDD
5 56 (11.41%) E-Commerce
6 47 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (9.37%) ITIL
8 37 (7.54%) OO
9 35 (7.13%) Android Development
10 31 (6.31%) OOP
10 31 (6.31%) Project Management
10 31 (6.31%) Content Management
11 26 (5.30%) MVC
12 24 (4.89%) Waterfall
13 23 (4.68%) ERP
14 22 (4.48%) Asset Management
14 22 (4.48%) CRM
14 22 (4.48%) Business Analysis
15 20 (4.07%) Software Engineering
16 19 (3.87%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.81%) Objective-C
2 72 (14.66%) Java
3 65 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 32 (6.52%) SQL
5 25 (5.09%) C#
6 20 (4.07%) Groovy
7 17 (3.46%) PHP
8 16 (3.26%) C++
9 10 (2.04%) Python
10 8 (1.63%) C
11 6 (1.22%) VB
12 4 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.81%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.41%) Perl
14 2 (0.41%) Lingo
14 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (5.09%) Degree
2 9 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.63%) ISEB
3 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) MCP
5 4 (0.81%) MCSE
5 4 (0.81%) MCSA
5 4 (0.81%) MCTS
6 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.89%) ISO 9001
2 16 (3.26%) SLA
3 15 (3.05%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) GMP
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 64 (13.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.05%) XenApp
3 11 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.61%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.61%) vSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (1.63%) SCCM
3 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.41%) DameWare
6 2 (0.41%) SCOM
6 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (17.31%) Apple
2 67 (13.65%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.37%) Oracle
4 44 (8.96%) Citrix
5 30 (6.11%) Endeca
6 27 (5.50%) HP
7 25 (5.09%) ATG
8 23 (4.68%) Perforce
9 19 (3.87%) Cisco
10 16 (3.26%) hybris
11 15 (3.05%) Avaya
12 14 (2.85%) Symantec
13 13 (2.65%) Lotus
13 13 (2.65%) VMware
14 12 (2.44%) JBoss
15 10 (2.04%) Adobe
15 10 (2.04%) EMC
15 10 (2.04%) Google
16 9 (1.83%) AppSense
16 9 (1.83%) Bloomberg
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 12 months
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 23 days ago