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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 411 317 319
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +2
Contract jobs citing iPad 197 297 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 1.74% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 187 178
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £14.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £74.20 £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £18.75 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-8.44% +10.81%

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
17275 17101 16540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.36% 31.83% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 10497 9770
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 659 718
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 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 -99 183 £370 -6.23% 60
London -53 127 £388 -6.06% 27
City of London -25 25 £325 -23.52% 7
South East -59 18 £215 -40.68% 10
North West -8 12 £313 - 9
South West +2 11 £413 +69.23% 5
Scotland +6 9 £215 -47.87% 7
Cheshire +5 9 £313 - 3
Kent +5 7 - - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 2
Bristol +6 6 £381 +27.08% 1
Glasgow +2 5 - - 6
Hampshire -10 4 £213 -46.03%
North East -12 4 £150 -
Yorkshire -21 4 £470 +44.61% 3
Knutsford - 4 £313 -
Swindon +2 3 £475 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -2 3 £475 - 2
Berkshire -4 3 £215 -42.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 3 - - 1
West Midlands -9 3 £215 -9.47% 3
West Sussex -10 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £215 -
Durham - 3 £150 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 - - 1
Somerset +11 2 £350 -
Bridgwater +2 2 £350 -
Chester -2 2 - - 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 241 (51.17%) iPhone
2 184 (39.07%) Apple iOS
3 170 (36.09%) Windows
4 142 (30.15%) iOS Development
5 138 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (21.23%) Objective-C
7 94 (19.96%) Blackberry
8 93 (19.75%) Windows 7
9 91 (19.32%) Microsoft
10 90 (19.11%) Apple
11 84 (17.83%) E-Commerce
12 78 (16.56%) Web Services
12 78 (16.56%) Xcode
13 77 (16.35%) Active Directory
13 77 (16.35%) Android
14 73 (15.50%) HTML
15 70 (14.86%) Retail
16 69 (14.65%) Scrum
17 68 (14.44%) Mobile App
18 64 (13.59%) Finance
19 59 (12.53%) TDD
20 53 (11.25%) RESTful
20 53 (11.25%) MS Office
20 53 (11.25%) User Experience
21 52 (11.04%) ITIL
22 50 (10.62%) MS Excel
22 50 (10.62%) HTML5
23 48 (10.19%) CSS
23 48 (10.19%) Cocoa
24 47 (9.98%) XML

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (6.16%) CMS
2 26 (5.52%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.25%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.40%) JBoss
5 15 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (2.76%) Lync
8 12 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.34%) IIS
10 8 (1.70%) Node.js
10 8 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (11.25%) MS Office
2 50 (10.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.85%) InDesign
3 4 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.70%) Tridion
2 4 (0.85%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.85%) Eikon
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.40%) Office 365
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.64%) GitHub
4 3 (0.64%) Yammer
4 3 (0.64%) Veeva
5 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.86%) DNS
2 33 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 26 (5.52%) HTTP
4 24 (5.10%) Firewall
4 24 (5.10%) VPN
5 17 (3.61%) Internet
5 17 (3.61%) DHCP
6 11 (2.34%) LAN
7 10 (2.12%) Wireless
8 9 (1.91%) VoIP
9 8 (1.70%) SAN
9 8 (1.70%) Network Security
10 7 (1.49%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.27%) Broadband
12 5 (1.06%) WAN
12 5 (1.06%) Intranet
12 5 (1.06%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.06%) VLAN
13 3 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.49%) SQLite
3 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.06%) MySQL
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.85%) Big Data
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) MS Access
6 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.21%) EDMS
7 1 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (16.56%) Xcode
2 31 (6.58%) Subversion
3 23 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.61%) JIRA
5 15 (3.18%) Maven
5 15 (3.18%) Ant
6 7 (1.49%) NUnit
7 5 (1.06%) Toad
7 5 (1.06%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (1.06%) ERwin
7 5 (1.06%) CocoaPods
8 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.64%) Selenium
9 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.42%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.42%) Grunt
10 2 (0.42%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.21%) Bower
General
1 70 (14.86%) Retail
2 64 (13.59%) Finance
3 38 (8.07%) Banking
4 20 (4.25%) Games
5 18 (3.82%) Publishing
6 11 (2.34%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.70%) Back Office
8 7 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.49%) Marketing
9 6 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.85%) Legal
11 4 (0.85%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.64%) Automotive
12 3 (0.64%) Electronics
12 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.42%) Law
13 2 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 185 (39.28%) Developer
2 128 (27.18%) iOS Developer
3 72 (15.29%) Analyst
4 40 (8.49%) Desktop Support
4 40 (8.49%) Support Engineer
5 31 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
6 30 (6.37%) Architect
7 27 (5.73%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (4.25%) Senior Developer
9 20 (4.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 18 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (3.82%) Service Analyst
11 17 (3.61%) Consultant
12 16 (3.40%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.40%) Senior iOS Developer
12 16 (3.40%) Mobile Developer
13 15 (3.18%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (2.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.56%) Web Services
2 73 (15.50%) HTML
3 53 (11.25%) RESTful
4 50 (10.62%) HTML5
5 48 (10.19%) CSS
5 48 (10.19%) Cocoa
6 47 (9.98%) XML
7 35 (7.43%) JSON
8 34 (7.22%) Cocoa Touch
9 33 (7.01%) iOS SDK
10 32 (6.79%) .NET
11 31 (6.58%) SOAP
12 30 (6.37%) REST
13 25 (5.31%) J2EE
14 22 (4.67%) CSS3
15 20 (4.25%) AngularJS
16 18 (3.82%) jQuery
17 15 (3.18%) XSD
17 15 (3.18%) XSL
17 15 (3.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 241 (51.17%) iPhone
2 94 (19.96%) Blackberry
3 68 (14.44%) Mobile App
4 53 (11.25%) User Experience
5 30 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.46%) Smartphone
7 18 (3.82%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.61%) Social Media
9 14 (2.97%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.34%) Animation
11 10 (2.12%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.91%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.49%) NHS
13 7 (1.49%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.27%) Taxonomies
15 5 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
16 4 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 184 (39.07%) Apple iOS
2 170 (36.09%) Windows
3 93 (19.75%) Windows 7
4 77 (16.35%) Android
5 35 (7.43%) Windows XP
6 27 (5.73%) Linux
7 25 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 19 (4.03%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.55%) Windows Phone
10 10 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.12%) UNIX
10 10 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.15%) iOS Development
2 138 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (17.83%) E-Commerce
4 69 (14.65%) Scrum
5 59 (12.53%) TDD
6 52 (11.04%) ITIL
7 40 (8.49%) OO
7 40 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (7.01%) Content Management
8 33 (7.01%) Mobile Development
9 26 (5.52%) Project Management
10 25 (5.31%) SDLC
11 21 (4.46%) CRM
12 20 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.25%) BDD
13 19 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 19 (4.03%) ERP
14 18 (3.82%) OOD
15 17 (3.61%) Waterfall
16 16 (3.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 100 (21.23%) Objective-C
2 47 (9.98%) JavaScript
3 45 (9.55%) Java
4 23 (4.88%) C#
5 20 (4.25%) SQL
6 17 (3.61%) Apple Swift
7 15 (3.18%) Groovy
8 10 (2.12%) PHP
9 8 (1.70%) C
9 8 (1.70%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.06%) Ruby
12 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.85%) VBA
12 4 (0.85%) C++
13 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.64%) Python
14 2 (0.42%) VBScript
14 2 (0.42%) VB
14 2 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (8.49%) Degree
2 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.70%) MCSE
4 6 (1.27%) MCP
5 3 (0.64%) CCNA
5 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.42%) MCDST
6 2 (0.42%) MCITP
6 2 (0.42%) ACSP
6 2 (0.42%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.40%) SLA
2 5 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.12%) XenApp
4 9 (1.91%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.06%) Firmware
5 5 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (5.73%) SCCM
2 11 (2.34%) Puppet
2 11 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.91%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 91 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 90 (19.11%) Apple
3 31 (6.58%) Oracle
3 31 (6.58%) Citrix
4 30 (6.37%) VMware
5 27 (5.73%) ATG
6 24 (5.10%) Endeca
7 23 (4.88%) HP
8 21 (4.46%) Adobe
8 21 (4.46%) Bloomberg
9 20 (4.25%) Cisco
10 15 (3.18%) Perforce
10 15 (3.18%) Reuters
10 15 (3.18%) hybris
11 14 (2.97%) Sitecore
11 14 (2.97%) SAP
12 13 (2.76%) Altiris
13 11 (2.34%) Barracuda Networks
14 10 (2.12%) Google
14 10 (2.12%) McAfee
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Rate: Market rates paid weekly
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London
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Rate: £70.00 - £75.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £17.26 - £18.70 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £125 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago