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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
England / West Midlands
Rank - 116 107
Contract jobs citing iPad 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.38% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +29.41%

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
609 645 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.65% 24.71% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 385 322
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 69
Median hourly rate £16.89 £13.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing iPad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for iPad.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Moq
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Appium
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (40.00%) Moq
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple