The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 20 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iPad 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.52% - 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-12.90% -14.34%
iPad
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.25% 42.45% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Average daily rate £433 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.07% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPad across the Watford region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Watford

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 2 (66.67%) Worklight
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Metastorm
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
1 2 (66.67%) Worklight
1 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Metastorm
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Nintex