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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 370 329 281
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -48
Contract jobs citing iPad 212 249 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.67% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 170 207
Average daily rate
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£373 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £204 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.15 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.91 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.69 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-14.46% -14.34%

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
15201 14934 13626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.67% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9596 9217 8156
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 602 813
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -40 203 £368 -1.34% 67
London -23 125 £388 +0.64% 24
South East -16 47 £344 -1.78% 15
City of London +10 24 £350 -9.67% 7
Buckinghamshire -18 11 £400 +14.28% 2
West Sussex - 10 £350 - 1
Hampshire -9 9 - - 3
Milton Keynes -17 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey -6 7 £425 +88.88% 3
East Midlands +14 6 - - 3
East of England +2 6 £525 +110.00% 6
North West -13 6 £100 -69.23% 9
Berkshire -2 5 £323 -28.33% 3
Southampton -7 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -16 5 £225 -33.33% 2
Horsham - 5 £350 -
Hertfordshire +9 4 £525 +98.11% 5
Scotland -12 4 £450 +28.57% 1
South West -30 4 £100 -79.59%
West Midlands -9 3 £250 +15.60%
Yorkshire -10 3 - - 9
Edinburgh -14 3 £450 +28.57%
Cheshire - 3 - - 2
Watford - 3 £525 - 2
West Yorkshire -4 2 - - 7
Epsom -5 2 £425 - 1
Bristol -22 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Reading +8 1 £325 - 2

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 269 (53.16%) iPhone
2 211 (41.70%) Apple iOS
3 173 (34.19%) iOS Development
4 157 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (28.26%) Windows
6 118 (23.32%) E-Commerce
7 112 (22.13%) Microsoft
8 111 (21.94%) Objective-C
9 101 (19.96%) Blackberry
10 88 (17.39%) Android
11 87 (17.19%) Windows 7
12 83 (16.40%) MS Office
13 78 (15.42%) Apple
14 76 (15.02%) Active Directory
14 76 (15.02%) Xcode
14 76 (15.02%) Scrum
15 72 (14.23%) HTML
16 65 (12.85%) Retail
17 64 (12.65%) TDD
17 64 (12.65%) Web Services
18 63 (12.45%) Finance
19 59 (11.66%) Java
20 56 (11.07%) Mobile App
21 55 (10.87%) RESTful
22 54 (10.67%) Subversion
22 54 (10.67%) ITIL
23 51 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
24 50 (9.88%) SOAP
24 50 (9.88%) JavaScript
25 49 (9.68%) MS Exchange

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.74%) WebLogic
2 24 (4.74%) JBoss
3 22 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.56%) CMS
5 16 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (2.57%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.17%) IBM Notes
8 10 (1.98%) Lync
9 9 (1.78%) Confluence
9 9 (1.78%) IIS
10 8 (1.58%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.99%) Apache
12 5 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.79%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 83 (16.40%) MS Office
2 41 (8.10%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 21 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.98%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.79%) Tridion
5 3 (0.59%) Eikon
6 2 (0.40%) Magento
6 2 (0.40%) assyst
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) Office 365
2 3 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.09%) VPN
2 32 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.75%) HTTP
4 15 (2.96%) Internet
4 15 (2.96%) DNS
5 12 (2.37%) Wireless
6 9 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.78%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.78%) SAN
7 8 (1.58%) VoIP
7 8 (1.58%) LDAP
8 7 (1.38%) DHCP
8 7 (1.38%) LAN
9 5 (0.99%) WAN
9 5 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.79%) NAS
10 4 (0.79%) GSM
10 4 (0.79%) Intranet
11 3 (0.59%) Firewall
11 3 (0.59%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.58%) MySQL
5 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.59%) Big Data
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.20%) CloverETL
7 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.20%) EDMS
7 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.20%) SQLite
7 1 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 76 (15.02%) Xcode
2 54 (10.67%) Subversion
3 26 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.35%) Ant
4 22 (4.35%) Maven
5 21 (4.15%) JIRA
6 10 (1.98%) Selenium
7 8 (1.58%) JUnit
7 8 (1.58%) Calabash
7 8 (1.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.59%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.40%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.40%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 65 (12.85%) Retail
2 63 (12.45%) Finance
3 33 (6.52%) Banking
4 15 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.98%) Spanish Language
6 9 (1.78%) Marketing
7 7 (1.38%) Advertising
7 7 (1.38%) Publishing
7 7 (1.38%) Games
8 6 (1.19%) Back Office
9 5 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Local Government
10 3 (0.59%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) Avionics
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 233 (46.05%) Developer
2 154 (30.43%) iOS Developer
3 89 (17.59%) Analyst
4 35 (6.92%) Desktop Support
5 29 (5.73%) Support Engineer
6 28 (5.53%) Consultant
7 27 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 27 (5.34%) Mobile Developer
8 24 (4.74%) Architect
9 23 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 23 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 15 (2.96%) Business Analyst
11 15 (2.96%) Deskside Support
11 15 (2.96%) Senior iOS Developer
12 14 (2.77%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (2.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (2.37%) Agile Business Analyst
15 11 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.23%) HTML
2 64 (12.65%) Web Services
3 55 (10.87%) RESTful
4 50 (9.88%) SOAP
5 47 (9.29%) XML
5 47 (9.29%) Cocoa
6 42 (8.30%) CSS
7 37 (7.31%) Cocoa Touch
8 35 (6.92%) HTML5
9 32 (6.32%) .NET
10 31 (6.13%) J2EE
11 30 (5.93%) XSD
12 24 (4.74%) CSS3
13 22 (4.35%) WSDL
13 22 (4.35%) XSL
14 21 (4.15%) Silverlight
15 19 (3.75%) iOS SDK
16 16 (3.16%) JSON
17 15 (2.96%) jQuery
18 14 (2.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 269 (53.16%) iPhone
2 101 (19.96%) Blackberry
3 56 (11.07%) Mobile App
4 47 (9.29%) User Experience
5 34 (6.72%) Social Media
6 29 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.56%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.96%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.37%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.98%) Taxonomies
11 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.58%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.38%) Handset
13 7 (1.38%) PDA
14 6 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.19%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.99%) CMDB
16 4 (0.79%) Animation
16 4 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 211 (41.70%) Apple iOS
2 143 (28.26%) Windows
3 88 (17.39%) Android
4 87 (17.19%) Windows 7
5 45 (8.89%) Windows XP
6 34 (6.72%) Linux
7 27 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 20 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.77%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.57%) UNIX
12 8 (1.58%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.58%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.40%) Solaris
16 1 (0.20%) webOS
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.19%) iOS Development
2 157 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (23.32%) E-Commerce
4 76 (15.02%) Scrum
5 64 (12.65%) TDD
6 54 (10.67%) ITIL
7 51 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (7.31%) OO
9 30 (5.93%) Content Management
9 30 (5.93%) Waterfall
10 28 (5.53%) CRM
11 26 (5.14%) Project Management
12 25 (4.94%) B2C
13 23 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
13 23 (4.55%) Kanban
13 23 (4.55%) ERP
14 20 (3.95%) MVC
14 20 (3.95%) BDD
15 19 (3.75%) Service Management
16 17 (3.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (21.94%) Objective-C
2 59 (11.66%) Java
3 50 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 28 (5.53%) C#
5 26 (5.14%) SQL
6 22 (4.35%) Groovy
7 10 (1.98%) C++
8 8 (1.58%) C
9 6 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.19%) Ruby
9 6 (1.19%) VB
10 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.59%) VBScript
11 3 (0.59%) VBA
12 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.20%) Python
13 1 (0.20%) Scala
13 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (4.74%) Degree
2 14 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.38%) MCSE
5 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.79%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.79%) MCSA
8 3 (0.59%) MCDST
9 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) PhD
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.20%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.20%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.74%) QA
2 13 (2.57%) SLA
3 10 (1.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (15.02%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.19%) XenApp
3 6 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.99%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.59%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.40%) XenServer
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.40%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) UAG
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.36%) SCCM
2 9 (1.78%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.58%) SCOM
4 6 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.59%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.40%) WSUS
8 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 112 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 78 (15.42%) Apple
3 43 (8.50%) Endeca
4 35 (6.92%) Oracle
5 33 (6.52%) ATG
6 32 (6.32%) Citrix
7 29 (5.73%) HP
8 26 (5.14%) Perforce
9 23 (4.55%) VMware
10 19 (3.75%) Cisco
11 17 (3.36%) hybris
12 13 (2.57%) Reuters
12 13 (2.57%) Bloomberg
12 13 (2.57%) Adobe
13 11 (2.17%) Symantec
13 11 (2.17%) Remedy
13 11 (2.17%) Lotus
14 10 (1.98%) Google
15 8 (1.58%) Avaya
16 7 (1.38%) Dell
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