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 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 343 374 283
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -91
Contract jobs citing iPad 269 228 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.36% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 143 181
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 18 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%

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
16777 16783 14506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.09% 31.01% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10299 10326 8737
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 649 742
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
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 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 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 1 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 1 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 +19 255 £375 - 60
London +18 155 £388 -4.61% 30
South East +4 47 £379 +30.60% 9
City of London +6 29 £313 -30.59% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £400 - 2
Hampshire +7 15 - - 1
North West -11 15 £350 +33.20% 6
East of England +15 14 £104 -52.72% 3
Milton Keynes -3 11 - - 2
East Midlands -1 7 - - 1
West Midlands -7 7 £350 +27.27% 2
Surrey +2 6 £675 +382.14% 3
Berkshire -8 6 £233 -22.50% 1
Watford +11 5 - -
Hertfordshire +6 5 - -
Bristol -4 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire -7 5 - -
Southampton -10 5 - - 1
Manchester -11 5 £325 -16.12% 3
South West -11 5 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -12 5 - - 7
Lancashire +4 4 - - 1
Cheshire 0 4 - - 1
Northampton -7 4 - -
Scotland -15 3 £338 - 5
West Sussex -18 2 - -
Oxfordshire -18 2 £223 - 1
Reading - 2 £233 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £338 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £151 -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 261 (54.15%) iPhone
2 206 (42.74%) Apple iOS
3 165 (34.23%) iOS Development
4 149 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (29.88%) Windows
6 107 (22.20%) Objective-C
7 100 (20.75%) E-Commerce
8 96 (19.92%) Apple
9 95 (19.71%) Xcode
10 94 (19.50%) Microsoft
11 92 (19.09%) Blackberry
12 88 (18.26%) Windows 7
13 84 (17.43%) HTML
14 83 (17.22%) Scrum
15 79 (16.39%) Android
16 78 (16.18%) Active Directory
17 63 (13.07%) Web Services
18 62 (12.86%) Java
19 61 (12.66%) MS Office
19 61 (12.66%) Finance
19 61 (12.66%) Retail
20 58 (12.03%) TDD
21 56 (11.62%) Mobile App
22 55 (11.41%) CSS
23 54 (11.20%) JavaScript
24 52 (10.79%) RESTful
25 50 (10.37%) HTML5
26 48 (9.96%) User Experience
27 45 (9.34%) Subversion
27 45 (9.34%) XML

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 45 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.56%) CMS
3 19 (3.94%) WebLogic
3 19 (3.94%) JBoss
4 16 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.49%) IIS
8 9 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (1.87%) Confluence
9 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.24%) Lync
11 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.83%) Node.js
13 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 61 (12.66%) MS Office
2 37 (7.68%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.83%) InDesign
5 4 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.41%) MS Project
7 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Tridion
2 6 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.83%) Magento
4 3 (0.62%) Eikon
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.11%) Office 365
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.05%) VPN
2 28 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.94%) HTTP
3 19 (3.94%) DNS
4 14 (2.90%) Firewall
5 11 (2.28%) Internet
6 9 (1.87%) LAN
6 9 (1.87%) SAN
6 9 (1.87%) Wireless
7 8 (1.66%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.45%) DHCP
9 5 (1.04%) NAS
9 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.04%) VoIP
9 5 (1.04%) WAN
9 5 (1.04%) Intranet
10 4 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.83%) GSM
10 4 (0.83%) LDAP
11 3 (0.62%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.66%) MySQL
3 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.41%) MS Access
6 2 (0.41%) QlikView
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) CloverETL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.21%) SQLite
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 95 (19.71%) Xcode
2 45 (9.34%) Subversion
3 30 (6.22%) JIRA
4 24 (4.98%) Git (software)
5 19 (3.94%) Maven
5 19 (3.94%) Ant
6 8 (1.66%) JUnit
7 6 (1.24%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.24%) Calabash
8 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.04%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (1.04%) Toad
8 5 (1.04%) ERwin
9 4 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.83%) NUnit
9 4 (0.83%) Selenium
9 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.62%) eggPlant
General
1 61 (12.66%) Finance
1 61 (12.66%) Retail
2 39 (8.09%) Banking
3 13 (2.70%) Marketing
3 13 (2.70%) Spanish Language
3 13 (2.70%) Games
4 12 (2.49%) Publishing
5 11 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.87%) Back Office
7 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.83%) Advertising
8 4 (0.83%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Local Government
9 3 (0.62%) Automotive
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (46.89%) Developer
2 149 (30.91%) iOS Developer
3 77 (15.98%) Analyst
4 38 (7.88%) Support Engineer
5 37 (7.68%) Desktop Support
6 26 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 23 (4.77%) Mobile Developer
7 23 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (4.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 22 (4.56%) Support Analyst
9 21 (4.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (3.94%) Architect
10 19 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (3.73%) Service Analyst
12 17 (3.53%) Senior iOS Developer
13 13 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 12 (2.49%) Hybris Developer
15 11 (2.28%) Agile Business Analyst
15 11 (2.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (17.43%) HTML
2 63 (13.07%) Web Services
3 55 (11.41%) CSS
4 52 (10.79%) RESTful
5 50 (10.37%) HTML5
6 45 (9.34%) XML
7 40 (8.30%) Cocoa
8 39 (8.09%) SOAP
9 31 (6.43%) .NET
10 30 (6.22%) iOS SDK
11 29 (6.02%) J2EE
12 28 (5.81%) Cocoa Touch
13 27 (5.60%) XSD
14 26 (5.39%) CSS3
15 24 (4.98%) jQuery
15 24 (4.98%) JSON
16 21 (4.36%) REST
17 19 (3.94%) Ajax
17 19 (3.94%) XSL
17 19 (3.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 261 (54.15%) iPhone
2 92 (19.09%) Blackberry
3 56 (11.62%) Mobile App
4 48 (9.96%) User Experience
5 31 (6.43%) Social Media
6 18 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.87%) Animation
9 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.66%) Streaming Video
9 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.24%) Open Source
11 6 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.04%) Handset
13 4 (0.83%) Replication
13 4 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 206 (42.74%) Apple iOS
2 144 (29.88%) Windows
3 88 (18.26%) Windows 7
4 79 (16.39%) Android
5 44 (9.13%) Windows XP
6 27 (5.60%) Mac OS X
6 27 (5.60%) Linux
7 20 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.94%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.90%) UNIX
11 9 (1.87%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.21%) webOS
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (34.23%) iOS Development
2 149 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (20.75%) E-Commerce
4 83 (17.22%) Scrum
5 58 (12.03%) TDD
6 44 (9.13%) OO
7 42 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (8.30%) ITIL
9 36 (7.47%) Project Management
10 34 (7.05%) MVC
11 33 (6.85%) Content Management
12 29 (6.02%) Mobile Development
13 25 (5.19%) Waterfall
14 22 (4.56%) B2C
15 20 (4.15%) BDD
15 20 (4.15%) Unit Testing
16 19 (3.94%) ERP
16 19 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (3.73%) CRM
18 16 (3.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.20%) Objective-C
2 62 (12.86%) Java
3 54 (11.20%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.36%) C#
4 21 (4.36%) SQL
5 19 (3.94%) Groovy
6 9 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.87%) Ruby
7 7 (1.45%) C++
8 6 (1.24%) VBA
8 6 (1.24%) C
9 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.83%) PHP
10 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.62%) VBScript
10 3 (0.62%) VB
11 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.41%) Python
11 2 (0.41%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (7.05%) Degree
2 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.45%) MCSE
6 5 (1.04%) MCP
7 3 (0.62%) MCDST
7 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.62%) CCNA
7 3 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.87%) SLA
2 8 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.28%) XenApp
2 11 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.04%) Firmware
6 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (5.39%) SCCM
2 9 (1.87%) SCOM
3 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.04%) Puppet
5 4 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.62%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 96 (19.92%) Apple
2 94 (19.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.26%) Citrix
4 33 (6.85%) ATG
5 32 (6.64%) Oracle
6 26 (5.39%) Adobe
7 25 (5.19%) hybris
8 24 (4.98%) Endeca
9 23 (4.77%) VMware
10 19 (3.94%) HP
10 19 (3.94%) Cisco
10 19 (3.94%) Perforce
11 17 (3.53%) Remedy
12 13 (2.70%) Sitecore
12 13 (2.70%) SAP
13 12 (2.49%) Bloomberg
13 12 (2.49%) Symantec
14 11 (2.28%) Reuters
15 10 (2.07%) Google
16 9 (1.87%) Altiris
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