The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iPad
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 69 64
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 1.15% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £321 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.85% +49.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £215
% change year-on-year +1.35% +72.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year -0.46% -18.45%  

iPad is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 195 261 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.52% 32.30% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 190 135
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £31.25 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing iPad as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iPad in Birmingham

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iPad in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for iPad.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend