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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 399 464 401
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -63
Contract jobs citing iPad 234 181 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.98% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 74 131
Median daily rate £225 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 32
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.71 £25.00 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +15.25%

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
16229 18489 17890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.35% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10517 11632 11352
Median daily rate £433 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 795 747
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

iPad Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 +57 210 £288 -17.85% 47
London +10 128 £350 +14.75% 20
West Yorkshire +41 21 - - 1
Yorkshire +30 21 - - 2
Wales - 16 £165 -
South East +36 15 £168 -55.03% 8
Cardiff - 14 £165 -
South Wales - 14 £165 -
City of London -15 12 £105 -58.00% 3
East Midlands +8 11 £310 - 1
East of England +10 10 £198 - 3
North West -8 10 £263 -34.37% 10
Surrey +24 9 £168 - 3
Leeds +23 9 - - 1
South West -1 8 £315 -25.88% 1
Croydon -7 7 £383 +27.50%
Scotland +10 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Manchester +7 6 £325 - 6
Leicestershire +2 6 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 6 - - 3
Edinburgh +15 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £198 -
West Midlands -16 4 £375 - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £270 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £200 -
Chippenham - 4 £270 -
Northampton - 4 £200 -
Birmingham -7 3 £375 - 1
Woking - 3 £175 - 1
Cheshire +17 2 £110 -56.00% 3

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 163 (38.63%) iPhone
2 145 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (31.99%) Windows
4 100 (23.70%) Windows 7
5 96 (22.75%) E-Commerce
6 89 (21.09%) Apple iOS
7 77 (18.25%) iOS Development
8 76 (18.01%) MS Office
9 75 (17.77%) Blackberry
10 71 (16.82%) Objective-C
11 65 (15.40%) Microsoft
12 64 (15.17%) TDD
13 61 (14.45%) JavaScript
14 60 (14.22%) Active Directory
14 60 (14.22%) Apple Swift
15 58 (13.74%) Scrum
16 57 (13.51%) Java
16 57 (13.51%) Android
17 52 (12.32%) Finance
18 50 (11.85%) HTML
19 49 (11.61%) Apple
19 49 (11.61%) RESTful
20 48 (11.37%) ITIL
20 48 (11.37%) Cocoa
21 46 (10.90%) CSS
21 46 (10.90%) Unit Testing
22 44 (10.43%) JIRA
23 43 (10.19%) Git (software)
23 43 (10.19%) Windows XP
24 42 (9.95%) Retail

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 (7.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 25 (5.92%) Confluence
3 15 (3.55%) CICS
3 15 (3.55%) IBM Notes
4 12 (2.84%) CMS
5 11 (2.61%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.71%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 76 (18.01%) MS Office
2 22 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.71%) HipChat
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.47%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (3.32%) Eikon
2 6 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.47%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Magento
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
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.90%) Bluemix
1 8 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
1 8 (1.90%) Office 365
1 8 (1.90%) PaaS
2 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.18%) GitHub
3 4 (0.95%) iTunes
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.24%) G Suite
5 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.79%) Network Security
2 13 (3.08%) VoIP
3 12 (2.84%) Internet
4 11 (2.61%) VPN
5 10 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (1.66%) Firewall
7 6 (1.42%) DHCP
7 6 (1.42%) DNS
8 5 (1.18%) HTTP
8 5 (1.18%) LDAP
8 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.95%) Wireless
10 3 (0.71%) Skype
11 2 (0.47%) FTP
11 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.47%) LAN
11 2 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.37%) DB2
2 10 (2.37%) Endeca
2 10 (2.37%) MySQL
3 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.95%) Big Data
5 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.71%) OLAP
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (10.43%) JIRA
2 43 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.77%) Xcode
4 32 (7.58%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.74%) Subversion
6 19 (4.50%) Gradle
7 18 (4.27%) Selenium
8 16 (3.79%) Maven
9 15 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (3.32%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.37%) Hudson
12 9 (2.13%) Calabash
12 9 (2.13%) gulp
12 9 (2.13%) JUnit
13 8 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.90%) Zephyr
14 6 (1.42%) Mockito
15 5 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.18%) Spock
15 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (12.32%) Finance
2 42 (9.95%) Retail
3 39 (9.24%) Banking
4 32 (7.58%) Legal
5 14 (3.32%) Law
5 14 (3.32%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.66%) Games
7 7 (1.66%) Publishing
8 6 (1.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 146 (34.60%) Developer
2 90 (21.33%) Analyst
3 70 (16.59%) iOS Developer
4 40 (9.48%) Support Engineer
5 37 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (8.53%) Service Analyst
7 35 (8.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 33 (7.82%) Desktop Support
9 31 (7.35%) Consultant
9 31 (7.35%) Support Analyst
10 29 (6.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.92%) Desktop Engineer
12 24 (5.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 23 (5.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (4.98%) Architect
15 20 (4.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 19 (4.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 19 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 18 (4.27%) Objective-C Developer
17 18 (4.27%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.85%) HTML
2 49 (11.61%) RESTful
3 48 (11.37%) Cocoa
4 46 (10.90%) CSS
5 35 (8.29%) Web Services
6 34 (8.06%) .NET
7 21 (4.98%) AngularJS
8 20 (4.74%) JSON
8 20 (4.74%) XML
9 19 (4.50%) Spring
10 18 (4.27%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.27%) CSS3
10 18 (4.27%) HTML5
11 16 (3.79%) J2EE
11 16 (3.79%) SOAP
12 14 (3.32%) jQuery
13 13 (3.08%) Node.js
14 10 (2.37%) REST
15 8 (1.90%) Cocoa Touch
15 8 (1.90%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 163 (38.63%) iPhone
2 75 (17.77%) Blackberry
3 42 (9.95%) User Experience
4 22 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.03%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.84%) Smartphone
7 11 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.42%) Social Media
12 5 (1.18%) PKI
13 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.95%) Apple TV
13 4 (0.95%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.95%) Physics
14 3 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 135 (31.99%) Windows
2 100 (23.70%) Windows 7
3 89 (21.09%) Apple iOS
4 57 (13.51%) Android
5 43 (10.19%) Windows XP
6 21 (4.98%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.55%) Linux
8 14 (3.32%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.84%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.37%) zOS
12 7 (1.66%) Unix
13 6 (1.42%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.95%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (22.75%) E-Commerce
3 77 (18.25%) iOS Development
4 64 (15.17%) TDD
5 58 (13.74%) Scrum
6 48 (11.37%) ITIL
7 46 (10.90%) Unit Testing
8 38 (9.00%) OO
9 32 (7.58%) BDD
10 31 (7.35%) Mobile Development
11 30 (7.11%) MVC
12 28 (6.64%) DevOps
13 26 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (6.16%) High Availability
13 26 (6.16%) Pair Programming
14 24 (5.69%) Android Development
14 24 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (5.45%) ITSM
16 22 (5.21%) Functional Testing
17 21 (4.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.82%) Objective-C
2 61 (14.45%) JavaScript
3 60 (14.22%) Apple Swift
4 57 (13.51%) Java
5 40 (9.48%) SQL
6 39 (9.24%) C#
7 13 (3.08%) Python
8 10 (2.37%) C++
9 9 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.90%) PHP
10 8 (1.90%) Ruby
11 6 (1.42%) Groovy
12 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.71%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.71%) C
13 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.47%) Perl
14 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.47%) Scala
14 2 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (5.69%) Degree
2 9 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.47%) MCP
5 2 (0.47%) MCSE
6 1 (0.24%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) MCSA
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.08%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.55%) Docker
3 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) RACF
5 1 (0.24%) Samba
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.79%) Ansible
1 16 (3.79%) SCCM
2 14 (3.32%) CA Service Virtualization
2 14 (3.32%) OMEGAMON
3 11 (2.61%) CA Endevor
3 11 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.66%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.42%) Salt
6 5 (1.18%) Puppet
7 3 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.71%) Nagios
7 3 (0.71%) OpenSSO
7 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.71%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.24%) DameWare
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.61%) Apple
3 22 (5.21%) Oracle
4 21 (4.98%) IBM
5 20 (4.74%) Splunk
6 17 (4.03%) Bloomberg
6 17 (4.03%) HP
7 16 (3.79%) Reuters
8 15 (3.55%) ATG
8 15 (3.55%) CA
8 15 (3.55%) Lotus
9 14 (3.32%) Adobe
9 14 (3.32%) Syncsort
10 13 (3.08%) Atlassian
10 13 (3.08%) Cisco
11 11 (2.61%) F5
12 10 (2.37%) Citrix
13 9 (2.13%) Dell
13 9 (2.13%) hybris
14 8 (1.90%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Staffworx Limited
Salary: excellent rates or package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent salary or rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 3-6 months initial
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago