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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
UK
Rank 364 415 410
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -5
Contract jobs citing iPad 232 207 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.24% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 106
Median daily rate £303 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £146 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.51% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 26
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-26.12% +20.85%

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
14313 16654 15991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.80% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9149 10570 10037
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 705 655
Median hourly rate £21.04 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 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
England +62 208 £320 +6.66% 28
London +18 139 £375 +68.53% 12
East of England +8 14 £161 -59.93% 2
South East +16 13 £171 -52.43% 5
West Yorkshire +24 12 - - 1
Scotland +20 12 £316 +5.41%
Yorkshire +19 12 - - 2
East Midlands +16 12 £320 +16.36% 2
Hertfordshire +9 11 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £345 -7.38% 1
Wales - 9 £166 -
South Wales - 9 £166 -
Cardiff - 9 £166 -
North West +20 8 £200 +25.00% 3
South West +10 8 £294 -41.25% 1
Milton Keynes +11 7 £345 -10.38% 1
City of London -19 7 £146 -22.51% 2
Croydon -4 6 £383 +27.50%
Leicestershire +9 5 £375 +36.36% 2
Derbyshire +7 5 £320 +204.76%
Glasgow +6 5 £316 +5.41%
Manchester +20 4 £325 - 2
Derby +5 4 £315 +200.00%
Angus - 4 - -
Surrey +19 3 £171 -51.07% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £161 -28.33%
Leeds +4 3 - -
Cheshire +27 2 £110 -
Edinburgh +12 2 - -
Lancashire +8 2 £200 +17.64% 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for iPad.

1 150 (35.71%) iPhone
2 134 (31.90%) Windows
3 133 (31.67%) E-Commerce
3 133 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (24.05%) Windows 7
5 86 (20.48%) Apple iOS
6 77 (18.33%) Java
7 74 (17.62%) iOS Development
8 69 (16.43%) Blackberry
8 69 (16.43%) Android
9 68 (16.19%) Scrum
9 68 (16.19%) MS Office
10 66 (15.71%) Objective-C
11 62 (14.76%) JavaScript
12 61 (14.52%) Microsoft
13 56 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 56 (13.33%) TDD
14 55 (13.10%) Apple Swift
15 54 (12.86%) Finance
16 51 (12.14%) Banking
17 49 (11.67%) Retail
17 49 (11.67%) JIRA
18 48 (11.43%) RESTful
19 46 (10.95%) Windows XP
20 45 (10.71%) HTML
20 45 (10.71%) Git (software)
21 44 (10.48%) CSS
22 42 (10.00%) ITIL
22 42 (10.00%) User Experience
23 40 (9.52%) Jenkins

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 33 (7.86%) Confluence
2 29 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (4.52%) CMS
4 15 (3.57%) CICS
4 15 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 14 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.67%) Apache
9 7 (1.67%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.71%) JBoss
13 3 (0.71%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (16.19%) MS Office
2 13 (3.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.95%) Gliffy
4 3 (0.71%) HipChat
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) GIMP
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.57%) Eikon
2 12 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.71%) Magento
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.38%) PaaS
3 8 (1.90%) Bluemix
3 8 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.19%) iTunes
4 5 (1.19%) Office 365
5 4 (0.95%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.52%) Internet
2 15 (3.57%) Network Security
3 13 (3.10%) VoIP
4 10 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (1.90%) VPN
6 6 (1.43%) DHCP
6 6 (1.43%) DNS
6 6 (1.43%) WAN
7 5 (1.19%) LAN
7 5 (1.19%) Wireless
8 4 (0.95%) LDAP
8 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.95%) WebEx
9 3 (0.71%) Skype
10 2 (0.48%) Firewall
10 2 (0.48%) HTTP
10 2 (0.48%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.24%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.29%) Endeca
2 14 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.38%) DB2
4 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.90%) MySQL
6 5 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.95%) Big Data
8 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) OLTP
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (11.67%) JIRA
2 45 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 40 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 28 (6.67%) Gradle
5 26 (6.19%) Xcode
6 22 (5.24%) Selenium
6 22 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (4.52%) Subversion
8 18 (4.29%) Maven
9 13 (3.10%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.62%) JUnit
11 9 (2.14%) Hudson
11 9 (2.14%) Mockito
12 8 (1.90%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.90%) Calabash
12 8 (1.90%) gulp
12 8 (1.90%) Spock
12 8 (1.90%) Zephyr
13 7 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (12.86%) Finance
2 51 (12.14%) Banking
3 49 (11.67%) Retail
4 31 (7.38%) Legal
5 17 (4.05%) Retail Banking
6 13 (3.10%) Law
7 11 (2.62%) Marketing
7 11 (2.62%) Publishing
8 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 142 (33.81%) Developer
2 76 (18.10%) Analyst
3 61 (14.52%) iOS Developer
4 45 (10.71%) Consultant
5 39 (9.29%) Support Engineer
6 35 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (7.86%) Architect
7 33 (7.86%) Desktop Support
8 31 (7.38%) Service Analyst
9 30 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 26 (6.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 26 (6.19%) Desktop Engineer
10 26 (6.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 25 (5.95%) Support Analyst
12 21 (5.00%) Senior Developer
13 19 (4.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (4.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 18 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (4.29%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.43%) RESTful
2 45 (10.71%) HTML
3 44 (10.48%) CSS
4 38 (9.05%) Cocoa
5 36 (8.57%) Web Services
6 32 (7.62%) .NET
7 29 (6.90%) Spring
8 28 (6.67%) J2EE
9 20 (4.76%) JSON
10 19 (4.52%) HTML5
10 19 (4.52%) XML
11 18 (4.29%) jQuery
12 17 (4.05%) CSS3
12 17 (4.05%) REST
13 16 (3.81%) AngularJS
14 13 (3.10%) ASP.NET
14 13 (3.10%) SOAP
15 11 (2.62%) Middleware
15 11 (2.62%) Node.js
16 9 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 150 (35.71%) iPhone
2 69 (16.43%) Blackberry
3 42 (10.00%) User Experience
4 29 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.05%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.38%) Smartphone
9 10 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (2.14%) Social Media
11 7 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.19%) Applied Mathematics
13 5 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.19%) Physics
14 4 (0.95%) PKI
15 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 134 (31.90%) Windows
2 101 (24.05%) Windows 7
3 86 (20.48%) Apple iOS
4 69 (16.43%) Android
5 46 (10.95%) Windows XP
6 21 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.52%) Linux
8 17 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.10%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.86%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.38%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.38%) zOS
12 9 (2.14%) Unix
13 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.48%) AIX
17 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
1 133 (31.67%) E-Commerce
2 74 (17.62%) iOS Development
3 68 (16.19%) Scrum
4 56 (13.33%) TDD
5 42 (10.00%) ITIL
6 37 (8.81%) Unit Testing
7 36 (8.57%) OO
8 34 (8.10%) DevOps
9 32 (7.62%) Android Development
10 31 (7.38%) High Availability
11 30 (7.14%) BDD
12 28 (6.67%) Mobile Development
12 28 (6.67%) MVC
13 27 (6.43%) CRM
14 24 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.71%) Pair Programming
15 23 (5.48%) ITSM
16 19 (4.52%) Content Management
17 18 (4.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.33%) Java
2 66 (15.71%) Objective-C
3 62 (14.76%) JavaScript
4 55 (13.10%) Apple Swift
5 39 (9.29%) C#
6 28 (6.67%) SQL
7 17 (4.05%) Python
8 13 (3.10%) Groovy
9 12 (2.86%) C++
10 10 (2.38%) Ruby
11 8 (1.90%) PHP
12 5 (1.19%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.19%) C
13 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.24%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (4.29%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.19%) MCSE
6 4 (0.95%) CCNA
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.81%) QA
2 5 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.48%) Docker
3 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) RACF
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (5.24%) Ansible
2 14 (3.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 14 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
3 13 (3.10%) AirWatch
3 13 (3.10%) SCCM
4 11 (2.62%) CA Endevor
5 8 (1.90%) Puppet
6 7 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.43%) Salt
8 3 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.71%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.24%) DameWare
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.24%) Packer
9 1 (0.24%) SCOM
9 1 (0.24%) Terraform
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.05%) Apple
3 35 (8.33%) Oracle
4 26 (6.19%) ATG
5 20 (4.76%) IBM
5 20 (4.76%) Splunk
6 18 (4.29%) Atlassian
7 17 (4.05%) Bloomberg
8 16 (3.81%) Reuters
9 15 (3.57%) CA
9 15 (3.57%) Lotus
10 14 (3.33%) Adobe
10 14 (3.33%) hybris
10 14 (3.33%) Syncsort
11 13 (3.10%) HP
12 10 (2.38%) F5
13 9 (2.14%) Cisco
13 9 (2.14%) Dell
14 7 (1.67%) Guidewire
14 7 (1.67%) Xamarin
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