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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 1.35% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +21.41%

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
660 665 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.57% 27.59% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 373 359
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 55
Median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 1 £375 - 1
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
4 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Moq
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience

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 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) Moq
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Core Data
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Apple