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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 444 464 331
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -133
Contract jobs citing iPad 196 196 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.03% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 114 191
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.95 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.45% +0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.28 £74.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.31 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -3.63%

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
17815 18938 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.48% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11873 11053
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 776 774
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 189 £373 -6.87% 108
London -38 93 £418 -1.76% 37
South East +17 22 £313 +83.82% 21
South West +8 19 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +20 17 £413 +37.50% 2
West Yorkshire +19 17 £413 +37.50% 2
Leeds +16 17 £413 +37.50% 1
North West +13 16 £325 -12.16% 30
Dorset - 13 £384 - 2
Bournemouth - 13 £384 - 2
East of England +27 12 £340 - 3
City of London +32 10 £463 +22.05% 5
Croydon - 10 £418 -
Manchester +6 7 £355 -12.34% 24
Berkshire +18 6 £255 - 7
Cheshire +9 6 £325 -12.16% 4
Kent +10 5 £388 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +10 5 £388 -
East Midlands +2 5 £265 - 6
Warrington - 5 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire +26 4 £305 -
Hampshire +13 4 £350 +105.88% 3
Wiltshire +6 4 £375 +257.14%
Scotland +3 4 £243 -39.37% 4
West Midlands -26 4 £350 +55.55% 6
Cambridge - 4 £305 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £370 -
Lancashire +20 3 £275 +77.41% 1
Edinburgh +2 3 £110 -72.50% 1
Birmingham - 3 £369 - 3

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (38.14%) iPhone
3 133 (28.18%) Apple iOS
4 118 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 118 (25.00%) TDD
5 104 (22.03%) Windows
6 100 (21.19%) Objective-C
7 99 (20.97%) Scrum
8 94 (19.92%) Finance
9 89 (18.86%) JavaScript
10 88 (18.64%) E-Commerce
11 86 (18.22%) RESTful
12 81 (17.16%) Cocoa
13 80 (16.95%) OO
14 74 (15.68%) Apple
14 74 (15.68%) Xcode
15 72 (15.25%) HTML
16 71 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (13.98%) Java
17 66 (13.98%) User Experience
18 65 (13.77%) Web Services
19 64 (13.56%) Microsoft
19 64 (13.56%) Git (software)
20 62 (13.14%) Unit Testing
21 59 (12.50%) CSS
22 57 (12.08%) Windows 7
23 55 (11.65%) MS Office
24 54 (11.44%) Blackberry
25 53 (11.23%) Apple Swift
26 52 (11.02%) ITIL

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 26 (5.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 20 (4.24%) CMS
3 17 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.33%) MQSeries
5 11 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.91%) Confluence
8 7 (1.48%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.27%) Apache TomEE
10 5 (1.06%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.85%) Apache
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.85%) IIS
12 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.21%) CICS
14 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 55 (11.65%) MS Office
2 27 (5.72%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.85%) MS Project
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (6.99%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.06%) Eikon
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.03%) Office 365
2 6 (1.27%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.06%) iTunes
4 4 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (0.85%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) Yammer
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.99%) HTTP
2 24 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.45%) Firewall
4 19 (4.03%) VPN
5 17 (3.60%) Network Security
6 13 (2.75%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.75%) LDAP
7 11 (2.33%) FTP
7 11 (2.33%) IPsec
7 11 (2.33%) NAS
7 11 (2.33%) tcpdump
7 11 (2.33%) Wireshark
8 8 (1.69%) VoIP
9 7 (1.48%) Internet
9 7 (1.48%) LAN
9 7 (1.48%) WAN
10 5 (1.06%) DNS
10 5 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.06%) Wireless
11 4 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.33%) MySQL
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.85%) Big Data
6 4 (0.85%) GIS
6 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.64%) DataStage
7 3 (0.64%) OLAP
7 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) DB2
8 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (15.68%) Xcode
2 64 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 50 (10.59%) JIRA
4 39 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.08%) gulp
5 24 (5.08%) Maven
6 22 (4.66%) JUnit
7 20 (4.24%) Selenium
8 16 (3.39%) Mockito
9 14 (2.97%) Spock
10 13 (2.75%) Subversion
11 12 (2.54%) NUnit
12 11 (2.33%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.91%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.48%) Grunt
14 7 (1.48%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.27%) Gradle
16 5 (1.06%) Gerrit
17 4 (0.85%) Hudson
17 4 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 94 (19.92%) Finance
2 31 (6.57%) Retail
3 21 (4.45%) Legal
4 15 (3.18%) Banking
5 11 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.12%) Games
6 10 (2.12%) Marketing
7 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.06%) Back Office
8 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Publishing
10 3 (0.64%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.42%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 241 (51.06%) Developer
2 110 (23.31%) iOS Developer
3 76 (16.10%) Analyst
4 45 (9.53%) Senior Developer
5 30 (6.36%) Objective-C Developer
6 28 (5.93%) Service Analyst
6 28 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (5.93%) Support Engineer
7 24 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 23 (4.87%) Architect
9 21 (4.45%) .NET Developer
9 21 (4.45%) Project Manager
10 20 (4.24%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (4.03%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.39%) Senior iOS Developer
13 15 (3.18%) Desktop Support
13 15 (3.18%) IT Support
14 14 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.22%) RESTful
2 81 (17.16%) Cocoa
3 72 (15.25%) HTML
4 65 (13.77%) Web Services
5 59 (12.50%) CSS
6 43 (9.11%) .NET
7 39 (8.26%) XML
8 36 (7.63%) Node.js
9 35 (7.42%) JSON
10 32 (6.78%) J2EE
11 31 (6.57%) Core Data
12 29 (6.14%) SOAP
13 28 (5.93%) Cocoa Touch
14 27 (5.72%) AngularJS
15 26 (5.51%) React
15 26 (5.51%) REST
16 25 (5.30%) ASP.NET
17 22 (4.66%) jQuery
18 21 (4.45%) JSP
18 21 (4.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 180 (38.14%) iPhone
2 66 (13.98%) User Experience
3 54 (11.44%) Blackberry
4 42 (8.90%) Computer Science
5 29 (6.14%) Mobile App
6 21 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.45%) Social Media
7 20 (4.24%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.81%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (3.39%) Smartphone
10 14 (2.97%) Animation
11 12 (2.54%) Apple TV
12 8 (1.69%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.48%) Life Science
14 6 (1.27%) Data Centre
15 5 (1.06%) BYOD
16 4 (0.85%) Fintech
16 4 (0.85%) Handset
16 4 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.18%) Apple iOS
2 104 (22.03%) Windows
3 57 (12.08%) Windows 7
4 52 (11.02%) Android
5 26 (5.51%) Linux
5 26 (5.51%) Windows XP
6 19 (4.03%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.60%) Unix
8 15 (3.18%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.27%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.27%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.42%) Debian
16 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 118 (25.00%) TDD
3 99 (20.97%) Scrum
4 88 (18.64%) E-Commerce
5 80 (16.95%) OO
6 71 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (13.14%) Unit Testing
8 52 (11.02%) ITIL
9 50 (10.59%) Mobile Development
10 48 (10.17%) BDD
11 45 (9.53%) OOD
12 41 (8.69%) MVC
13 34 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (5.72%) Service Design
15 25 (5.30%) Migration
15 25 (5.30%) Pair Programming
16 22 (4.66%) Project Management
17 21 (4.45%) Content Management
17 21 (4.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 100 (21.19%) Objective-C
2 89 (18.86%) JavaScript
3 66 (13.98%) Java
4 53 (11.23%) Apple Swift
5 44 (9.32%) SQL
6 43 (9.11%) C#
7 16 (3.39%) Python
8 15 (3.18%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.54%) Perl
11 11 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.12%) PHP
13 9 (1.91%) ES6
14 7 (1.48%) Ruby
15 5 (1.06%) Groovy
15 5 (1.06%) JSX
16 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.64%) C++
18 2 (0.42%) C
18 2 (0.42%) RPG
Qualifications
1 43 (9.11%) Degree
2 6 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.64%) CEH
4 3 (0.64%) CISSP
4 3 (0.64%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.64%) GCIA
4 3 (0.64%) GCIH
4 3 (0.64%) MCP
4 3 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) APMP
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCITP
6 1 (0.21%) MCSA
6 1 (0.21%) MCTS
6 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.85%) SLA
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.64%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.33%) Samba
3 11 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.64%) Docker
4 3 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.64%) XenApp
5 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.21%) RACF
6 1 (0.21%) UAG
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.75%) Nagios
1 13 (2.75%) Puppet
2 12 (2.54%) SCCM
3 8 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.85%) Ansible
5 3 (0.64%) SCOM
6 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.42%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.42%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.21%) OpenView
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (15.68%) Apple
2 64 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 42 (8.90%) Oracle
4 22 (4.66%) VMware
5 18 (3.81%) Citrix
6 17 (3.60%) HP
7 14 (2.97%) Adobe
7 14 (2.97%) ATG
7 14 (2.97%) CheckPoint
7 14 (2.97%) Endeca
8 12 (2.54%) F5
8 12 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.33%) Cisco
9 11 (2.33%) NetApp
10 10 (2.12%) Google
10 10 (2.12%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.91%) IBM
12 8 (1.69%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.69%) Guidewire
13 7 (1.48%) Reuters
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Angus
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago