The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
England / South West
Rank 120 125 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs citing iPad 16 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.48% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 1.70% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £400 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £13.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +36.52% +1.92%  

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 639 822 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.61% 28.33% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 526 423
Median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the South West

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in the South West

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Bristol - 4 £400 -
Dorset +1 1 £393 -10.79%
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South West region with a requirement for iPad.

1 17 (62.96%) QA
2 16 (59.26%) Web Services
2 16 (59.26%) XML
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) JMS
5 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 13 (48.15%) SOAP
5 13 (48.15%) Load Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (44.44%) High Availability
6 12 (44.44%) Software Architecture
6 12 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (44.44%) Content Management
6 12 (44.44%) Spring
6 12 (44.44%) Endeca
6 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
6 12 (44.44%) Struts
6 12 (44.44%) JDBC
6 12 (44.44%) JSP
6 12 (44.44%) Servlets
6 12 (44.44%) XSLT
6 12 (44.44%) JBoss
6 12 (44.44%) Apache
6 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
6 12 (44.44%) J2EE
6 12 (44.44%) B2B
6 12 (44.44%) B2C
6 12 (44.44%) Internet

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (44.44%) Apache
1 12 (44.44%) CMS
1 12 (44.44%) JBoss
1 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Endeca
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Developer
5 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Web Services
1 16 (59.26%) XML
2 14 (51.85%) JMS
3 13 (48.15%) SOAP
4 12 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 12 (44.44%) J2EE
4 12 (44.44%) JDBC
4 12 (44.44%) JMX
4 12 (44.44%) JSP
4 12 (44.44%) Servlets
4 12 (44.44%) Spring
4 12 (44.44%) Struts
4 12 (44.44%) XSLT
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
1 13 (48.15%) Load Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (44.44%) B2B
2 12 (44.44%) B2C
2 12 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (44.44%) Content Management
2 12 (44.44%) High Availability
2 12 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Microservices
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) C++
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) ATG
3 3 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Guidewire
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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