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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 113 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing iPad 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.092% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 0.33% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £263 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £11.66 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -24.79%
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
706 598 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.21% 27.42% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 329 312
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 47
Average hourly rate £15.80 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 7 - -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £240 - 1
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) CMS
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) iPhone
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) ATG
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 2 (14.29%) iManage
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) DataStage
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Appium
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce Architect
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (7.14%) Core Animation
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Apple TV
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Ticket Management
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) V-Model
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) ATG
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) iManage
2 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau