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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 307 283 280
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing iPad 350 360 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.68% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 2.20% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 216 252
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 13
Average hourly rate £16.17 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -17.08%

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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -29 334 £400 +6.66% 77
London -29 187 £438 +12.17% 32
South East +34 60 £375 +36.36% 12
West Midlands +13 33 £463 +46.82% 2
City of London -8 27 £325 -23.52% 15
Berkshire +18 20 £375 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +3 18 £400 +166.66% 3
South West -31 17 £325 +18.18% 9
North West -15 14 £350 +2.18% 12
Birmingham - 14 - -
Southampton - 13 £355 -
Scotland -14 11 £225 -40.00% 9
Manchester -16 10 £350 +1.08% 9
Surrey 0 8 £300 - 3
Yorkshire +3 7 £338 -16.35% 6
Kent -1 7 £145 -
Bristol -8 7 £325 +30.00% 5
West Yorkshire +9 6 £338 +14.89% 5
Glasgow -15 5 £263 -30.00% 6
North East -29 5 £156 -63.23%
West Sussex +4 3 - - 3
Edinburgh -2 3 £225 -43.75% 1
Slough -3 3 - -
Wiltshire -7 3 - -
Reading - 3 £375 - 1
Cheshire +3 2 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £105 -81.73% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Sussex - 2 - -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 332 (52.37%) iPhone
2 286 (45.11%) Apple iOS
3 236 (37.22%) iOS Development
4 203 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (24.76%) Objective-C
6 144 (22.71%) E-Commerce
7 139 (21.92%) Windows
8 124 (19.56%) Web Services
9 115 (18.14%) HTML
10 110 (17.35%) Android
11 102 (16.09%) Microsoft
11 102 (16.09%) TDD
12 97 (15.30%) Scrum
13 95 (14.98%) Retail
14 93 (14.67%) Blackberry
15 87 (13.72%) Apple
16 85 (13.41%) Xcode
17 80 (12.62%) JavaScript
18 78 (12.30%) Subversion
19 77 (12.15%) RESTful
19 77 (12.15%) MS Office
20 76 (11.99%) Java
20 76 (11.99%) XML
20 76 (11.99%) Windows 7
20 76 (11.99%) User Experience
21 74 (11.67%) SOAP
21 74 (11.67%) Cocoa
21 74 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
22 72 (11.36%) Active Directory
22 72 (11.36%) Mobile App

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (7.10%) WebLogic
2 40 (6.31%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.42%) CMS
5 25 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (3.00%) IBM Notes
7 16 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.52%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.42%) Apache
10 9 (1.42%) Lync
11 8 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.63%) Node.js
13 4 (0.63%) IIS
14 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 77 (12.15%) MS Office
2 48 (7.57%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.47%) InDesign
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.05%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.79%) Tridion
4 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.42%) Office 365
3 4 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.20%) VPN
2 33 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.94%) HTTP
4 21 (3.31%) Internet
5 19 (3.00%) Firewall
6 16 (2.52%) DNS
7 15 (2.37%) LAN
8 13 (2.05%) WAN
9 12 (1.89%) Wireless
10 9 (1.42%) DHCP
11 7 (1.10%) IPv4
11 7 (1.10%) IPv6
11 7 (1.10%) SAN
11 7 (1.10%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.10%) VoIP
11 7 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.79%) LDAP
13 4 (0.63%) iBeacon
13 4 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.89%) QlikView
3 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.26%) Big Data
6 7 (1.10%) SQLite
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.32%) Redis
9 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.32%) MySQL
9 2 (0.32%) MS Access
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (13.41%) Xcode
2 78 (12.30%) Subversion
3 38 (5.99%) Maven
4 37 (5.84%) Ant
5 33 (5.21%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.52%) JIRA
7 8 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (1.26%) Selenium
8 4 (0.63%) Calabash
8 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.63%) Hudson
8 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.32%) RSpec
10 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.32%) Robotium
10 2 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (14.98%) Retail
2 64 (10.09%) Finance
3 22 (3.47%) Banking
4 20 (3.15%) Publishing
5 14 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.89%) Marketing
7 9 (1.42%) Games
7 9 (1.42%) Front Office
8 8 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.10%) Advertising
9 7 (1.10%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Back Office
11 4 (0.63%) Law
11 4 (0.63%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.47%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 333 (52.52%) Developer
2 207 (32.65%) iOS Developer
3 107 (16.88%) Analyst
4 39 (6.15%) Consultant
5 37 (5.84%) Support Analyst
6 34 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
7 32 (5.05%) Desktop Support
7 32 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (4.89%) Business Analyst
8 31 (4.89%) Support Engineer
9 29 (4.57%) Architect
10 25 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
12 19 (3.00%) Senior iOS Developer
13 17 (2.68%) Service Analyst
13 17 (2.68%) Agile Business Analyst
14 15 (2.37%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (2.37%) Desktop Engineer
15 12 (1.89%) Web Developer
15 12 (1.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (19.56%) Web Services
2 115 (18.14%) HTML
3 77 (12.15%) RESTful
4 76 (11.99%) XML
5 74 (11.67%) SOAP
5 74 (11.67%) Cocoa
6 70 (11.04%) CSS
7 61 (9.62%) HTML5
8 54 (8.52%) J2EE
9 53 (8.36%) Cocoa Touch
10 46 (7.26%) CSS3
11 37 (5.84%) WSDL
11 37 (5.84%) XSD
11 37 (5.84%) XSL
12 34 (5.36%) JSON
13 32 (5.05%) iOS SDK
14 30 (4.73%) .NET
15 24 (3.79%) Silverlight
16 22 (3.47%) jQuery
17 18 (2.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 332 (52.37%) iPhone
2 93 (14.67%) Blackberry
3 76 (11.99%) User Experience
4 72 (11.36%) Mobile App
5 40 (6.31%) Social Media
6 33 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (5.05%) Computer Science
8 23 (3.63%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.37%) Smartphone
9 15 (2.37%) Handset
10 12 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.89%) Taxonomies
11 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.26%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.10%) Online Games
14 6 (0.95%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.95%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.95%) Animation
14 6 (0.95%) PDA
15 5 (0.79%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 286 (45.11%) Apple iOS
2 139 (21.92%) Windows
3 110 (17.35%) Android
4 76 (11.99%) Windows 7
5 47 (7.41%) Linux
6 46 (7.26%) Windows XP
7 35 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.89%) Windows Phone
10 12 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.58%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.26%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.47%) UNIX
15 2 (0.32%) Solaris
16 1 (0.16%) CentOS
16 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (37.22%) iOS Development
2 203 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (22.71%) E-Commerce
4 102 (16.09%) TDD
5 97 (15.30%) Scrum
6 74 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (9.31%) Content Management
8 55 (8.68%) OO
9 50 (7.89%) CRM
10 49 (7.73%) ITIL
11 42 (6.62%) ERP
12 41 (6.47%) Waterfall
13 33 (5.21%) B2C
14 26 (4.10%) Android Development
15 25 (3.94%) Analytics
16 23 (3.63%) Asset Management
17 22 (3.47%) Service Management
17 22 (3.47%) Business Analysis
18 21 (3.31%) Kanban
19 20 (3.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 157 (24.76%) Objective-C
2 80 (12.62%) JavaScript
3 76 (11.99%) Java
4 43 (6.78%) SQL
5 37 (5.84%) Groovy
6 27 (4.26%) C#
7 21 (3.31%) C++
8 15 (2.37%) C
9 5 (0.79%) Ruby
9 5 (0.79%) Python
10 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.47%) VBA
11 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.47%) VB
11 3 (0.47%) PHP
11 3 (0.47%) Lingo
12 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 43 (6.78%) Degree
2 17 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.58%) MCSE
4 9 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.10%) MCSA
5 7 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.95%) MCP
7 5 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.63%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.63%) MCTS
9 3 (0.47%) MCDST
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.16%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.16%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.47%) QA
2 18 (2.84%) ISO 9001
3 16 (2.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.10%) XenApp
3 7 (1.10%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.10%) vSphere
4 5 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.63%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.47%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (1.74%) WSUS
1 11 (1.74%) SCCM
2 9 (1.42%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.63%) HP SIM
4 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) DameWare
7 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 102 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.72%) Apple
3 66 (10.41%) Endeca
4 51 (8.04%) Oracle
5 49 (7.73%) ATG
6 45 (7.10%) Citrix
6 45 (7.10%) JBoss
7 41 (6.47%) Perforce
8 22 (3.47%) HP
9 20 (3.15%) VMware
10 19 (3.00%) Lotus
11 18 (2.84%) Google
12 16 (2.52%) hybris
12 16 (2.52%) Symantec
13 14 (2.21%) Cisco
14 12 (1.89%) MobileIron
14 12 (1.89%) Adobe
14 12 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.74%) McAfee
16 10 (1.58%) Charles River
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick Avenue
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + doe
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul s Catholic College
Rate: From £15,189 to £15,882 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kenilworth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
City Of London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 23 Per Hour
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago