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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 434 447 343
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -104
Contract jobs citing iPad 235 205 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.11% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 110 180
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £215 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.98 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.20 £14.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.80 £107.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.45% -14.16%

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
18069 18495 17739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.55% 32.39% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11673 11639 10730
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 736 705
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +16 213 £375 -6.25% 89
London -36 97 £393 -7.64% 29
South East +29 33 £350 +27.27% 11
South West +4 22 £384 -8.35% 4
Leeds +21 20 £419 -10.90% 3
West Yorkshire +17 20 £419 -10.90% 3
Yorkshire +15 20 £419 -10.90% 4
North West +5 18 £325 +30.00% 26
Scotland +5 14 £263 +22.09% 4
East of England - 14 £350 - 6
Dorset - 14 £393 - 2
Bournemouth - 14 £393 - 2
Croydon - 13 £418 - 2
Kent +20 11 £380 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 9 £388 -
Berkshire +10 7 £343 - 2
Edinburgh +5 7 £110 - 4
Cheshire -2 7 £325 -12.16% 4
Cambridgeshire - 7 £338 - 1
East Midlands +6 6 £333 +54.65% 3
Warrington +6 6 £325 - 4
Manchester +3 6 £355 +136.66% 18
Glasgow 0 6 £263 -
Cambridge - 6 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £275 - 1
Lancashire -1 5 £275 +77.41% 2
South Wales - 5 £225 -
Wales - 5 £225 -
Milton Keynes +17 4 £275 -
Wiltshire +1 4 £375 -21.05% 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 228 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (33.40%) iPhone
3 135 (26.52%) Apple iOS
4 128 (25.15%) TDD
5 114 (22.40%) iOS Development
6 113 (22.20%) E-Commerce
7 104 (20.43%) Scrum
8 102 (20.04%) Windows
9 98 (19.25%) JavaScript
10 96 (18.86%) Finance
11 90 (17.68%) Objective-C
12 86 (16.90%) RESTful
13 82 (16.11%) Web Services
14 79 (15.52%) Java
15 77 (15.13%) HTML
16 76 (14.93%) Apple
16 76 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (14.54%) OO
18 72 (14.15%) Git (software)
19 70 (13.75%) Cocoa
19 70 (13.75%) Xcode
20 69 (13.56%) Microsoft
21 67 (13.16%) User Experience
22 66 (12.97%) Unit Testing
23 63 (12.38%) JIRA
24 59 (11.59%) CSS
25 57 (11.20%) Oracle
26 56 (11.00%) Android
27 54 (10.61%) Windows 7
28 51 (10.02%) .NET

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 27 (5.30%) CMS
2 24 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.73%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.55%) Apache TomEE
6 11 (2.16%) MQSeries
6 11 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.96%) Confluence
7 10 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.98%) IIS
10 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.59%) Apache
11 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.20%) JBoss
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (10.02%) MS Office
2 31 (6.09%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 44 (8.64%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.59%) Eikon
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.13%) Office 365
2 13 (2.55%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.57%) GitHub
4 7 (1.38%) iTunes
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.59%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.68%) HTTP
2 27 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.72%) Firewall
4 19 (3.73%) VPN
5 16 (3.14%) Network Security
6 13 (2.55%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.55%) LDAP
7 11 (2.16%) FTP
7 11 (2.16%) IPsec
7 11 (2.16%) NAS
7 11 (2.16%) tcpdump
7 11 (2.16%) Wireshark
8 9 (1.77%) VoIP
9 7 (1.38%) LAN
10 6 (1.18%) DNS
10 6 (1.18%) WAN
10 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.18%) Wireless
11 5 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.95%) MySQL
3 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.79%) DataStage
6 4 (0.79%) GIS
7 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.59%) OLAP
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.39%) Big Data
8 2 (0.39%) Biml
8 2 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 72 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 70 (13.75%) Xcode
3 63 (12.38%) JIRA
4 46 (9.04%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.30%) JUnit
6 26 (5.11%) Maven
7 25 (4.91%) Selenium
8 24 (4.72%) gulp
9 19 (3.73%) Mockito
10 18 (3.54%) Spock
11 14 (2.75%) Subversion
12 13 (2.55%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.36%) NUnit
14 8 (1.57%) Grunt
15 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio
16 6 (1.18%) Gradle
17 5 (0.98%) Gerrit
17 5 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
18 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 96 (18.86%) Finance
2 32 (6.29%) Retail
3 19 (3.73%) Legal
4 13 (2.55%) Marketing
5 12 (2.36%) Banking
6 11 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.77%) Games
8 7 (1.38%) Back Office
9 6 (1.18%) Publishing
9 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.98%) Law
11 3 (0.59%) Billing
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 262 (51.47%) Developer
2 106 (20.83%) iOS Developer
3 85 (16.70%) Analyst
4 62 (12.18%) Senior Developer
5 28 (5.50%) .NET Developer
5 28 (5.50%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.30%) Service Analyst
6 27 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 26 (5.11%) Architect
8 25 (4.91%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.52%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.32%) Objective-C Developer
10 22 (4.32%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (3.54%) Senior iOS Developer
12 16 (3.14%) Consultant
12 16 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.90%) RESTful
2 82 (16.11%) Web Services
3 77 (15.13%) HTML
4 70 (13.75%) Cocoa
5 59 (11.59%) CSS
6 51 (10.02%) .NET
7 44 (8.64%) J2EE
8 43 (8.45%) XML
9 36 (7.07%) Node.js
10 34 (6.68%) JSON
11 33 (6.48%) SOAP
12 32 (6.29%) Spring
13 30 (5.89%) REST
14 28 (5.50%) React
15 27 (5.30%) ASP.NET
15 27 (5.30%) Cocoa Touch
16 26 (5.11%) AngularJS
16 26 (5.11%) jQuery
16 26 (5.11%) JSP
17 19 (3.73%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 170 (33.40%) iPhone
2 67 (13.16%) User Experience
3 49 (9.63%) Blackberry
4 42 (8.25%) Computer Science
5 32 (6.29%) Social Media
6 29 (5.70%) Mobile App
7 28 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (4.32%) Data Structures
9 21 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (3.93%) Algorithms
11 16 (3.14%) Animation
11 16 (3.14%) Smartphone
12 11 (2.16%) Apple TV
13 10 (1.96%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.38%) Life Science
15 6 (1.18%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.98%) BYOD
16 5 (0.98%) Fintech
16 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 135 (26.52%) Apple iOS
2 102 (20.04%) Windows
3 56 (11.00%) Android
4 54 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 27 (5.30%) Linux
6 18 (3.54%) Unix
6 18 (3.54%) Windows XP
7 16 (3.14%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.95%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.57%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.18%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.98%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.39%) AIX
16 2 (0.39%) Debian
16 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (25.15%) TDD
3 114 (22.40%) iOS Development
4 113 (22.20%) E-Commerce
5 104 (20.43%) Scrum
6 76 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (14.54%) OO
8 66 (12.97%) Unit Testing
9 50 (9.82%) Mobile Development
10 48 (9.43%) BDD
11 47 (9.23%) ITIL
12 44 (8.64%) OOD
13 41 (8.06%) MVC
14 35 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (6.48%) Analytics
16 29 (5.70%) Migration
17 28 (5.50%) Service Design
18 27 (5.30%) Content Management
18 27 (5.30%) Project Management
19 22 (4.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.25%) JavaScript
2 90 (17.68%) Objective-C
3 79 (15.52%) Java
4 51 (10.02%) SQL
5 47 (9.23%) C#
6 39 (7.66%) Apple Swift
7 18 (3.54%) Python
8 15 (2.95%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.36%) Perl
10 12 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.16%) PHP
12 10 (1.96%) ES6
13 6 (1.18%) JSX
13 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.18%) Ruby
14 5 (0.98%) Groovy
15 3 (0.59%) C++
15 3 (0.59%) VBA
16 2 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (8.64%) Degree
2 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (0.98%) CEH
4 5 (0.98%) CISSP
4 5 (0.98%) GCIA
4 5 (0.98%) GCIH
4 5 (0.98%) MCSE
5 4 (0.79%) MCP
5 4 (0.79%) MCSA
5 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) CCNA
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.39%) ISEB
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) ACMT
8 1 (0.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.34%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.79%) SLA
5 3 (0.59%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.16%) Samba
3 11 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.59%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.59%) XenApp
5 2 (0.39%) Docker
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) UAG
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.75%) Puppet
2 13 (2.55%) Nagios
3 10 (1.96%) SCCM
4 7 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.79%) Ansible
6 3 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.39%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.39%) SCOM
7 2 (0.39%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.39%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.20%) OpenView
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.20%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (14.93%) Apple
2 69 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 57 (11.20%) Oracle
4 26 (5.11%) VMware
5 21 (4.13%) ATG
5 21 (4.13%) Citrix
6 18 (3.54%) Endeca
7 17 (3.34%) Google
7 17 (3.34%) HP
8 15 (2.95%) Adobe
8 15 (2.95%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.75%) Cisco
10 13 (2.55%) CyberSource
10 13 (2.55%) F5
11 12 (2.36%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.16%) NetApp
12 11 (2.16%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.96%) Guidewire
14 8 (1.57%) IBM
15 6 (1.18%) Siebel
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