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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 301 281 265
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing iPad 352 350 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 2.55% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 207 247
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £258 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £19.50 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.64% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.20 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.80 £24.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.17 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -10.61%

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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -16 336 £413 +10.00% 79
London -24 200 £450 +13.92% 43
South East +13 62 £375 +36.36% 9
West Midlands +15 29 £463 -
City of London -19 25 £325 -23.52% 17
Berkshire +19 21 £375 +25.00% 4
Hampshire -4 17 £400 +166.66% 2
South West -23 16 £313 +4.16% 7
Birmingham +12 15 - -
Scotland -12 12 £225 -40.00% 2
Southampton - 11 £355 - 2
North West -22 10 £350 +2.18% 13
Surrey +2 7 £160 - 2
Glasgow -12 6 £375 -
Manchester -20 6 £350 +2.18% 7
West Yorkshire +6 5 £338 +107.69% 2
Yorkshire +4 5 £338 +107.69% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £188 - 2
Reading - 4 £375 -
West Sussex +2 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 - -
Edinburgh -10 3 £225 -43.75% 2
Wiltshire -14 3 - -
Bristol -17 3 £325 - 2
North East -22 3 £150 -40.00% 2
Slough +1 2 - - 1
Cheshire -5 2 - - 3
East of England -29 2 £224 -36.07% 1
Bradford - 2 £338 -
Newbury +4 1 - - 2

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 314 (51.48%) iPhone
2 274 (44.92%) Apple iOS
3 230 (37.70%) iOS Development
4 151 (24.75%) Objective-C
5 148 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (23.93%) E-Commerce
7 124 (20.33%) Windows
8 120 (19.67%) Web Services
8 120 (19.67%) HTML
9 102 (16.72%) Scrum
10 100 (16.39%) TDD
11 98 (16.07%) Retail
12 97 (15.90%) Android
13 85 (13.93%) Blackberry
13 85 (13.93%) Microsoft
14 83 (13.61%) Xcode
15 81 (13.28%) Java
15 81 (13.28%) JavaScript
15 81 (13.28%) XML
16 79 (12.95%) Apple
17 77 (12.62%) RESTful
18 76 (12.46%) Subversion
19 73 (11.97%) Cocoa
20 72 (11.80%) SOAP
20 72 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (11.48%) Active Directory
21 70 (11.48%) Windows 7
22 69 (11.31%) Endeca
23 68 (11.15%) CSS
23 68 (11.15%) Mobile App

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (7.70%) WebLogic
2 40 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (4.59%) CMS
4 27 (4.43%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.79%) IBM Notes
6 16 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.48%) Apache
10 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.15%) Lync
12 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.66%) Node.js
13 4 (0.66%) IIS
14 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 64 (10.49%) MS Office
2 42 (6.89%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.46%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.13%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.82%) Tridion
4 4 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.64%) Office 365
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.18%) VPN
2 26 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.44%) HTTP
3 21 (3.44%) Firewall
4 20 (3.28%) Internet
5 15 (2.46%) DNS
5 15 (2.46%) LAN
6 13 (2.13%) WAN
7 11 (1.80%) Wireless
8 9 (1.48%) DHCP
9 7 (1.15%) IPv4
9 7 (1.15%) IPv6
9 7 (1.15%) SAN
9 7 (1.15%) VoIP
10 6 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.82%) Intranet
12 4 (0.66%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.49%) LDAP
13 3 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.97%) QlikView
3 8 (1.31%) Big Data
4 7 (1.15%) SQLite
5 5 (0.82%) MySQL
5 5 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.33%) Redis
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (13.61%) Xcode
2 76 (12.46%) Subversion
3 44 (7.21%) Maven
4 39 (6.39%) Ant
5 33 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.95%) JIRA
7 7 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.82%) Selenium
9 4 (0.66%) Calabash
9 4 (0.66%) Hudson
9 4 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.49%) Mockito
10 3 (0.49%) Hamcrest
11 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.33%) Robotium
11 2 (0.33%) RSpec
11 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 98 (16.07%) Retail
2 62 (10.16%) Finance
3 20 (3.28%) Publishing
4 18 (2.95%) Banking
5 14 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.13%) Marketing
7 11 (1.80%) Games
8 10 (1.64%) Legal
9 8 (1.31%) Front Office
9 8 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.98%) Dutch Language
11 6 (0.98%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Law
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 328 (53.77%) Developer
2 202 (33.11%) iOS Developer
3 101 (16.56%) Analyst
4 35 (5.74%) Business Analyst
5 33 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
5 33 (5.41%) Consultant
5 33 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 33 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (4.75%) Architect
7 27 (4.43%) Support Engineer
8 26 (4.26%) Desktop Support
9 22 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 20 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
11 19 (3.11%) Agile Business Analyst
12 16 (2.62%) Senior iOS Developer
13 15 (2.46%) Desktop Engineer
14 14 (2.30%) Service Analyst
15 12 (1.97%) Service Desk Analyst
15 12 (1.97%) Web Developer
16 11 (1.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (19.67%) Web Services
1 120 (19.67%) HTML
2 81 (13.28%) XML
3 77 (12.62%) RESTful
4 73 (11.97%) Cocoa
5 72 (11.80%) SOAP
6 68 (11.15%) CSS
7 60 (9.84%) HTML5
8 58 (9.51%) J2EE
9 48 (7.87%) Cocoa Touch
10 43 (7.05%) CSS3
11 39 (6.39%) WSDL
11 39 (6.39%) XSD
11 39 (6.39%) XSL
12 37 (6.07%) JSON
13 34 (5.57%) iOS SDK
14 22 (3.61%) jQuery
15 21 (3.44%) .NET
16 17 (2.79%) REST
17 16 (2.62%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 314 (51.48%) iPhone
2 85 (13.93%) Blackberry
3 68 (11.15%) Mobile App
4 42 (6.89%) Social Media
5 33 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.28%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.79%) Smartphone
8 15 (2.46%) Handset
9 12 (1.97%) Taxonomies
10 10 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.31%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.15%) Online Games
13 6 (0.98%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.98%) Animation
13 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.82%) Video Editing
14 5 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.82%) PDA
14 5 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 274 (44.92%) Apple iOS
2 124 (20.33%) Windows
3 97 (15.90%) Android
4 70 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 48 (7.87%) Windows XP
6 47 (7.70%) Linux
7 33 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.48%) Windows Phone
11 8 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.31%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.16%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (37.70%) iOS Development
2 148 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (23.93%) E-Commerce
4 102 (16.72%) Scrum
5 100 (16.39%) TDD
6 72 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (10.00%) Content Management
8 53 (8.69%) OO
9 51 (8.36%) ITIL
10 45 (7.38%) CRM
11 44 (7.21%) ERP
12 42 (6.89%) Waterfall
13 35 (5.74%) B2C
14 27 (4.43%) Business Analysis
15 26 (4.26%) Analytics
15 26 (4.26%) Android Development
16 23 (3.77%) Asset Management
17 21 (3.44%) OOP
17 21 (3.44%) Project Management
18 20 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (24.75%) Objective-C
2 81 (13.28%) Java
2 81 (13.28%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.05%) Groovy
4 41 (6.72%) SQL
5 18 (2.95%) C#
5 18 (2.95%) C++
6 13 (2.13%) C
7 6 (0.98%) Python
8 5 (0.82%) Ruby
9 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.49%) Lingo
10 3 (0.49%) VBA
10 3 (0.49%) PHP
11 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.33%) VB
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 44 (7.21%) Degree
2 15 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.31%) MCSE
5 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.98%) MCP
6 5 (0.82%) MCSA
6 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.66%) MCTS
8 3 (0.49%) MCDST
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.33%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.72%) QA
2 20 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 15 (2.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
System Software
1 70 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.64%) XenApp
4 9 (1.48%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.15%) vSphere
6 6 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.66%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.49%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.16%) UAG
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (1.80%) WSUS
1 11 (1.80%) SCCM
2 10 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.66%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.33%) DameWare
7 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 79 (12.95%) Apple
3 69 (11.31%) Endeca
4 56 (9.18%) Oracle
5 52 (8.52%) ATG
6 47 (7.70%) Citrix
6 47 (7.70%) JBoss
7 43 (7.05%) Perforce
8 22 (3.61%) HP
9 21 (3.44%) Symantec
10 20 (3.28%) VMware
11 18 (2.95%) hybris
12 17 (2.79%) Cisco
12 17 (2.79%) Lotus
13 16 (2.62%) Google
14 13 (2.13%) McAfee
15 12 (1.97%) MobileIron
15 12 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.64%) Cognos
16 10 (1.64%) Adobe
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