The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 392 402 384
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing iPad 275 250 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.41% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 113 156
Median daily rate £383 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £215 £300
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.70 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £33.39 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -9.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18125 17694 17778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 31.70% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11788 10715 10842
Median daily rate £425 £418 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 769
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iPad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iPad
Daily Rate Trend

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iPad
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -4 256 £388 +3.33% 78
London -38 131 £450 +20.00% 22
East of England +21 28 £325 +212.50% 4
South East -14 24 £350 +62.79% 13
North West -2 22 £308 -18.00% 24
South West +17 21 £413 +3.12% 2
Dorset - 17 £440 -
Yorkshire +16 16 £388 - 6
Bournemouth - 16 £440 -
West Yorkshire +26 15 £388 - 5
Leeds +9 15 £388 - 4
Scotland -9 11 £350 +3.70% 3
Croydon - 11 £393 -
Hertfordshire +18 10 £525 - 1
Edinburgh - 10 - - 1
Berkshire +8 9 £380 +76.74% 2
Essex - 9 £325 -
West Midlands -5 8 £355 +65.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £350 +236.53% 1
Merseyside +6 6 £290 -42.00%
Liverpool +5 6 £290 -42.00%
Manchester -4 6 £383 +61.05% 20
East Midlands +6 5 £258 +19.76% 1
Wales +2 5 £225 -
South Wales 0 5 £225 -
North East -34 5 £313 +78.57%
Midlands - 5 - -
Northamptonshire +14 4 £258 -
Lancashire +4 4 £275 - 3
Cambridge +3 4 £360 -15.29% 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for iPad.

1 214 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (33.94%) E-Commerce
3 145 (29.29%) iPhone
4 140 (28.28%) Finance
5 125 (25.25%) TDD
6 124 (25.05%) Scrum
7 115 (23.23%) JavaScript
8 107 (21.62%) Apple iOS
9 104 (21.01%) Windows
10 94 (18.99%) Java
11 92 (18.59%) RESTful
11 92 (18.59%) iOS Development
12 91 (18.38%) Web Services
13 86 (17.37%) HTML
14 83 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (15.15%) Git (software)
16 74 (14.95%) CSS
17 72 (14.55%) OO
18 70 (14.14%) Oracle
19 69 (13.94%) Microsoft
20 68 (13.74%) Apple
21 64 (12.93%) Unit Testing
21 64 (12.93%) JIRA
22 63 (12.73%) J2EE
23 61 (12.32%) Objective-C
23 61 (12.32%) Windows 7
24 59 (11.92%) Jenkins
25 58 (11.72%) Payment Gateway
25 58 (11.72%) Node.js
25 58 (11.72%) Blackberry

iPad
Top Related IT Skills 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 58 (11.72%) Node.js
2 46 (9.29%) CMS
3 22 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (4.04%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.23%) JBoss
6 15 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.83%) Apache
8 13 (2.63%) Apache TomEE
9 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.42%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.82%) Confluence
11 9 (1.82%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.62%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.41%) Skype for Business
14 6 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (8.69%) MS Office
2 30 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.21%) QuarkXPress
4 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.01%) MS Project
5 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 58 (11.72%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.62%) Eikon
3 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.23%) GitHub
1 16 (3.23%) Office 365
2 13 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.40%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.48%) HTTP
2 29 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 23 (4.65%) Internet
4 20 (4.04%) HTTPS
5 18 (3.64%) Firewall
6 17 (3.43%) VPN
7 14 (2.83%) Wireless
8 11 (2.22%) Network Security
9 10 (2.02%) LDAP
10 9 (1.82%) NAS
11 8 (1.62%) DNS
11 8 (1.62%) FTP
11 8 (1.62%) IPsec
11 8 (1.62%) tcpdump
11 8 (1.62%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.41%) LAN
12 7 (1.41%) WAN
13 6 (1.21%) Intranet
13 6 (1.21%) VoIP
14 5 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.63%) MySQL
3 8 (1.62%) FileMaker
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.81%) DataStage
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.61%) Redis
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) Biml
8 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 64 (12.93%) JIRA
3 59 (11.92%) Jenkins
4 50 (10.10%) Xcode
5 37 (7.47%) gulp
6 29 (5.86%) Selenium
7 28 (5.66%) Maven
8 27 (5.45%) JUnit
9 21 (4.24%) Jasmine
10 19 (3.84%) Mockito
10 19 (3.84%) Spock
11 17 (3.43%) Subversion
12 10 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.41%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.41%) Grunt
13 7 (1.41%) NUnit
14 6 (1.21%) Ant
14 6 (1.21%) Gradle
15 5 (1.01%) Clang
15 5 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 140 (28.28%) Finance
2 49 (9.90%) Retail
3 27 (5.45%) Banking
4 18 (3.64%) Law
5 17 (3.43%) Marketing
6 16 (3.23%) Legal
7 10 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.82%) Publishing
9 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.21%) Back Office
10 6 (1.21%) Games
11 3 (0.61%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) International Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 256 (51.72%) Developer
2 87 (17.58%) iOS Developer
3 71 (14.34%) Senior Developer
4 63 (12.73%) Analyst
5 37 (7.47%) Architect
6 31 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (5.25%) Consultant
7 26 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 20 (4.04%) Desktop Support
10 20 (4.04%) Objective-C Developer
10 20 (4.04%) Service Analyst
10 20 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (3.84%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (3.23%) E-Commerce Developer
14 16 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
14 16 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (18.59%) RESTful
2 91 (18.38%) Web Services
3 86 (17.37%) HTML
4 74 (14.95%) CSS
5 63 (12.73%) J2EE
6 56 (11.31%) React
7 45 (9.09%) .NET
8 43 (8.69%) XML
9 42 (8.48%) Cocoa
10 40 (8.08%) SOAP
11 38 (7.68%) RefluxJS
11 38 (7.68%) Spring
12 37 (7.47%) JSP
13 31 (6.26%) Servlets
14 30 (6.06%) jQuery
14 30 (6.06%) REST
15 29 (5.86%) AngularJS
15 29 (5.86%) hapi
16 26 (5.25%) Hibernate
17 25 (5.05%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 145 (29.29%) iPhone
2 58 (11.72%) Blackberry
3 52 (10.51%) User Experience
4 38 (7.68%) Social Media
5 34 (6.87%) Computer Science
6 32 (6.46%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (6.06%) Data Structures
8 29 (5.86%) Algorithms
9 19 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (3.23%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.83%) Animation
11 14 (2.83%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.82%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (1.01%) FMCG
15 4 (0.81%) Life Science
15 4 (0.81%) Smartcard
15 4 (0.81%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.81%) Streaming Video
15 4 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 107 (21.62%) Apple iOS
2 104 (21.01%) Windows
3 61 (12.32%) Windows 7
4 41 (8.28%) Android
5 22 (4.44%) Linux
6 21 (4.24%) Windows Server
7 19 (3.84%) Windows XP
8 17 (3.43%) Unix
9 16 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.40%) AIX
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (33.94%) E-Commerce
3 125 (25.25%) TDD
4 124 (25.05%) Scrum
5 92 (18.59%) iOS Development
6 83 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (14.55%) OO
8 64 (12.93%) Unit Testing
9 53 (10.71%) Service Design
10 45 (9.09%) Content Management
11 40 (8.08%) BDD
11 40 (8.08%) ITIL
11 40 (8.08%) OOD
12 35 (7.07%) Mobile Development
13 30 (6.06%) Software Engineering
14 28 (5.66%) Software Architecture
15 27 (5.45%) Analytics
15 27 (5.45%) Integration Testing
15 27 (5.45%) Project Management
16 26 (5.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 115 (23.23%) JavaScript
2 94 (18.99%) Java
3 61 (12.32%) Objective-C
4 45 (9.09%) SQL
5 34 (6.87%) C#
6 22 (4.44%) Apple Swift
7 16 (3.23%) ES6
8 11 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.02%) PHP
9 10 (2.02%) Python
10 9 (1.82%) Perl
11 8 (1.62%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.21%) Groovy
13 6 (1.21%) JSX
14 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.40%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 24 (4.85%) Degree
2 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.41%) CISSP
4 7 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.01%) CEH
6 5 (1.01%) GCIA
6 5 (1.01%) GCIH
7 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.81%) ISEB
7 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.61%) CCNA
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.61%) MCDST
8 3 (0.61%) MCSA
8 3 (0.61%) MCSE
8 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) CISM
10 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.65%) QA
2 12 (2.42%) SLA
3 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.62%) Samba
4 5 (1.01%) Docker
5 3 (0.61%) XenApp
6 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.20%) UAG
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.42%) Puppet
2 9 (1.82%) SCCM
3 8 (1.62%) Nagios
4 5 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.01%) Ansible
5 3 (0.61%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.20%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 70 (14.14%) Oracle
2 69 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 68 (13.74%) Apple
4 44 (8.89%) ATG
5 34 (6.87%) Endeca
6 33 (6.67%) Citrix
7 24 (4.85%) VMware
8 21 (4.24%) HP
9 18 (3.64%) Cisco
10 17 (3.43%) Twitter
11 16 (3.23%) Adobe
11 16 (3.23%) Google
12 13 (2.63%) Bloomberg
12 13 (2.63%) CyberSource
13 12 (2.42%) Facebook
13 12 (2.42%) Reuters
14 10 (2.02%) F5
14 10 (2.02%) iManage
15 9 (1.82%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.82%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 12 months contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Rotherham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago