The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 116 115
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 1.41% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +34.00% +3.84%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 638 640 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.68% 23.85% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 383 355
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 72
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -46.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the West Midlands

iPad
Contractor 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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad 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 24 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
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for iPad.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) VMware