The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 118 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.63% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
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£215 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £251 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.42% -22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £34.20 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.17% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £17.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +6.15%
iPad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
688 615 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 26.62% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 288 184
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the West Midlands region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

iPad Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Warwickshire 0 3 - - 1
Birmingham -6 3 £215 -21.81%
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £215 -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Cocoa
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (20.00%) Access Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (20.00%) Flash
3 2 (20.00%) Core Animation
4 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
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