The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 396 391 359
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing iPad 237 226 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.40% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 115 163
Average daily rate £325 £373 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.07 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £11.74 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -25.46%

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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 207 £331 -11.07% 119
London -4 120 £300 -22.58% 34
North West -2 21 £290 +22.10% 23
East of England +9 18 £370 +255.76% 14
Scotland +9 17 £300 -33.33% 2
City of London +26 16 £282 -26.39% 8
Edinburgh -2 15 - -
South East -18 13 £355 +3.27% 24
Cambridgeshire +19 12 £348 +234.13% 4
West Midlands -2 12 £263 -25.00% 2
Cambridge - 12 £348 - 4
Merseyside +8 10 £215 +115.00% 3
Liverpool +4 10 £215 +115.00% 3
South West +8 9 £500 +400.00% 5
Manchester -8 8 £325 -13.33% 18
Yorkshire -14 8 £435 - 12
West Yorkshire - 8 £435 - 9
Leeds - 8 £435 - 7
Coventry - 7 - -
Glasgow +13 5 £300 -45.45% 2
Street +12 5 - -
Somerset +5 5 - -
East Midlands -15 5 £205 - 5
Midlands - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £373 -5.39% 1
Hertfordshire +5 4 - - 6
Surrey -11 4 £350 -17.64% 5
Milton Keynes -3 3 £385 -3.75% 1
Lancashire +2 2 £254 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £275 -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad.

1 173 (39.95%) E-Commerce
2 157 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (34.64%) iPhone
4 141 (32.56%) Finance
5 105 (24.25%) Windows
6 98 (22.63%) Scrum
7 91 (21.02%) JavaScript
8 89 (20.55%) Apple iOS
9 83 (19.17%) TDD
10 82 (18.94%) Java
11 81 (18.71%) Blackberry
11 81 (18.71%) Windows 7
12 78 (18.01%) iOS Development
12 78 (18.01%) HTML
13 76 (17.55%) Microsoft
14 73 (16.86%) Apple
14 73 (16.86%) RESTful
15 70 (16.17%) Git (software)
16 68 (15.70%) Web Services
17 61 (14.09%) Active Directory
18 59 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (13.39%) Retail
19 58 (13.39%) React
20 57 (13.16%) Node.js
21 56 (12.93%) OO
22 53 (12.24%) CSS
22 53 (12.24%) Banking
23 52 (12.01%) User Experience
24 51 (11.78%) Objective-C
24 51 (11.78%) Oracle

iPad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (13.16%) Node.js
2 43 (9.93%) CMS
3 23 (5.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (4.39%) IBM Notes
4 19 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 18 (4.16%) JBoss
5 18 (4.16%) MS Exchange
6 15 (3.46%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.77%) Apache
8 11 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.39%) Confluence
10 6 (1.39%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.92%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.69%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 50 (11.55%) MS Office
2 38 (8.78%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.92%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (0.46%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (8.08%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (3.93%) Eikon
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.46%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.54%) GitHub
2 11 (2.54%) Office 365
3 6 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.69%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.47%) HTTP
2 24 (5.54%) Internet
3 20 (4.62%) VPN
4 17 (3.93%) Wireless
5 14 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.54%) Firewall
6 11 (2.54%) HTTPS
7 9 (2.08%) LAN
7 9 (2.08%) VoIP
7 9 (2.08%) WAN
7 9 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.62%) DNS
9 4 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.92%) Intranet
9 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.92%) LDAP
9 4 (0.92%) Softphone
10 3 (0.69%) DHCP
10 3 (0.69%) MPLS
10 3 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.85%) MySQL
1 8 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 6 (1.39%) FileMaker
2 6 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (1.15%) SQLite
4 4 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.46%) GIS
5 2 (0.46%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.46%) Redis
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.23%) DataStage
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.23%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 70 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.93%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.24%) gulp
4 39 (9.01%) JIRA
5 36 (8.31%) Xcode
6 21 (4.85%) Maven
7 20 (4.62%) Selenium
8 19 (4.39%) Grunt
9 18 (4.16%) Subversion
10 17 (3.93%) JUnit
11 14 (3.23%) Ant
12 13 (3.00%) Jasmine
12 13 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (2.31%) Mockito
13 10 (2.31%) Spock
14 7 (1.62%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.62%) Gerrit
14 7 (1.62%) Gradle
14 7 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 141 (32.56%) Finance
2 58 (13.39%) Retail
3 53 (12.24%) Banking
4 17 (3.93%) Law
4 17 (3.93%) Retail Banking
5 16 (3.70%) Marketing
6 13 (3.00%) Legal
6 13 (3.00%) Publishing
7 12 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.39%) Front Office
8 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.92%) French Language
9 4 (0.92%) Games
9 4 (0.92%) Local Government
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) International Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 187 (43.19%) Developer
2 69 (15.94%) iOS Developer
3 58 (13.39%) Analyst
4 53 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 35 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 34 (7.85%) Architect
6 34 (7.85%) Desktop Support
7 32 (7.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (6.24%) Desktop Engineer
8 27 (6.24%) Service Analyst
8 27 (6.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 26 (6.00%) Consultant
9 26 (6.00%) Service Desk Support
10 24 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (5.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 20 (4.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 20 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (4.39%) Objective-C Developer
13 18 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.01%) HTML
2 73 (16.86%) RESTful
3 68 (15.70%) Web Services
4 58 (13.39%) React
5 53 (12.24%) CSS
6 42 (9.70%) J2EE
7 39 (9.01%) XML
8 36 (8.31%) RefluxJS
9 33 (7.62%) HTML5
10 32 (7.39%) AngularJS
10 32 (7.39%) SOAP
11 29 (6.70%) Spring
12 26 (6.00%) Cocoa
12 26 (6.00%) JSP
13 24 (5.54%) .NET
13 24 (5.54%) jQuery
14 23 (5.31%) Backbone.js
15 22 (5.08%) JSON
16 21 (4.85%) hapi
16 21 (4.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 150 (34.64%) iPhone
2 81 (18.71%) Blackberry
3 52 (12.01%) User Experience
4 27 (6.24%) Algorithms
5 23 (5.31%) Data Structures
5 23 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.85%) Social Media
7 19 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.39%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.46%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.00%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.54%) Animation
11 10 (2.31%) Cryptography
12 9 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.39%) BYOD
14 4 (0.92%) Handset
14 4 (0.92%) RIA
14 4 (0.92%) Taxonomies
15 3 (0.69%) Smartcard
15 3 (0.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.25%) Windows
2 89 (20.55%) Apple iOS
3 81 (18.71%) Windows 7
4 34 (7.85%) Windows XP
5 31 (7.16%) Android
5 31 (7.16%) Windows Server
6 23 (5.31%) Linux
7 21 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.16%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.00%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.31%) Unix
11 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.15%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (39.95%) E-Commerce
2 157 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (22.63%) Scrum
4 83 (19.17%) TDD
5 78 (18.01%) iOS Development
6 59 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (12.93%) OO
8 47 (10.85%) Unit Testing
9 44 (10.16%) Content Management
10 42 (9.70%) ITIL
11 33 (7.62%) B2C
12 30 (6.93%) Project Management
13 29 (6.70%) OOD
14 28 (6.47%) BDD
15 27 (6.24%) Software Architecture
16 26 (6.00%) Software Engineering
17 23 (5.31%) MVC
18 21 (4.85%) Isomorphic JavaScript
18 21 (4.85%) Multithreading
19 19 (4.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.02%) JavaScript
2 82 (18.94%) Java
3 51 (11.78%) Objective-C
4 35 (8.08%) SQL
5 21 (4.85%) C#
6 20 (4.62%) ES6
7 18 (4.16%) Apple Swift
8 11 (2.54%) Python
9 10 (2.31%) JSX
10 9 (2.08%) Groovy
10 9 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.62%) Perl
12 6 (1.39%) PHP
13 5 (1.15%) C
13 5 (1.15%) C++
13 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.92%) Ruby
15 2 (0.46%) VBA
16 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (2.77%) Degree
3 9 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.15%) MCSE
5 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) ISEB
5 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (0.92%) MCDST
6 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CCNA
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CISM
7 2 (0.46%) CISSP
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CCNP
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.00%) QA
2 15 (3.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.39%) Docker
2 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.00%) Ansible
2 10 (2.31%) Puppet
2 10 (2.31%) SCCM
3 8 (1.85%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.86%) Apple
3 51 (11.78%) Oracle
4 40 (9.24%) ATG
5 36 (8.31%) Citrix
6 32 (7.39%) Endeca
7 29 (6.70%) Bloomberg
8 26 (6.00%) Cisco
9 25 (5.77%) Reuters
10 19 (4.39%) Lotus
10 19 (4.39%) VMware
11 18 (4.16%) HP
12 17 (3.93%) Twitter
13 14 (3.23%) hybris
14 12 (2.77%) Adobe
14 12 (2.77%) Facebook
15 9 (2.08%) iManage
16 8 (1.85%) Xamarin
17 7 (1.62%) Perforce
17 7 (1.62%) Splunk
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 6 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £190 - £216 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £305 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Incisive
Rate: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £284.89 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago