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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
UK
Rank 379 386 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing iPad 224 250 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.58% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 114
Median daily rate £350 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £344 £323
% change year-on-year
-6.90% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.10 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%

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
14008 15787 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.89% 30.86% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8998 10203 9585
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 569 636
Median hourly rate £19.05 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +21 208 £351 +8.00% 35
London +16 134 £403 +28.80% 15
South East +26 23 £325 -8.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 15 £348 -10.32% 2
South West +7 15 £363 -27.50% 1
Hertfordshire +6 13 - - 1
East of England -6 13 - - 2
Scotland +13 11 £316 -2.69%
Croydon +4 11 £394 +13.30%
East Midlands +10 10 £320 +56.09% 2
Milton Keynes +13 9 £350 -9.67%
North West +10 8 £155 -49.59% 5
City of London -11 8 £306 +8.42% 1
Glasgow 0 5 £316 -2.69%
Derbyshire -4 5 £320 +204.76%
Derby -2 4 £315 +200.00%
Leicestershire +13 3 £325 +18.18% 2
Lancashire +10 3 £200 -21.18% 3
Manchester +8 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 3 - - 4
Bristol - 3 £450 -
Bournemouth - 3 £363 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Angus - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £363 -
Cheshire +24 2 £110 - 1
Berkshire +20 2 £325 -14.47% 2
Surrey +13 2 £171 -51.07%
Reading +11 2 £325 -14.47% 1
West Yorkshire +10 2 - - 2

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 165 (37.41%) E-Commerce
2 141 (31.97%) iPhone
3 134 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (29.02%) Windows
5 95 (21.54%) Windows 7
6 86 (19.50%) Java
7 85 (19.27%) Apple iOS
8 72 (16.33%) Android
9 70 (15.87%) iOS Development
10 67 (15.19%) Scrum
10 67 (15.19%) JavaScript
11 64 (14.51%) MS Office
12 62 (14.06%) Blackberry
13 60 (13.61%) Microsoft
14 59 (13.38%) Active Directory
14 59 (13.38%) Objective-C
14 59 (13.38%) JIRA
15 54 (12.24%) Git (software)
16 52 (11.79%) Banking
17 51 (11.56%) Web Services
18 50 (11.34%) HTML
18 50 (11.34%) Finance
19 49 (11.11%) TDD
20 48 (10.88%) Apple Swift
21 46 (10.43%) RESTful
21 46 (10.43%) CSS
22 45 (10.20%) Oracle
22 45 (10.20%) Retail
23 42 (9.52%) DevOps
24 40 (9.07%) 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 39 (8.84%) Confluence
2 34 (7.71%) CMS
3 27 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (5.44%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (3.17%) CICS
5 14 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.49%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.27%) Apache
9 9 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.59%) JBoss
10 7 (1.59%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.91%) Drupal
12 4 (0.91%) nginx
12 4 (0.91%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 64 (14.51%) MS Office
2 14 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.91%) Gliffy
4 3 (0.68%) HipChat
5 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) GIMP
6 1 (0.23%) InDesign
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.72%) Eikon
2 11 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.68%) Magento
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.27%) PaaS
3 8 (1.81%) Bluemix
3 8 (1.81%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (1.36%) iTunes
5 5 (1.13%) Office 365
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) AdWords
7 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.22%) Internet
2 19 (4.31%) Network Security
3 15 (3.40%) VoIP
4 11 (2.49%) WebEx
5 10 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (2.04%) VPN
7 7 (1.59%) WAN
7 7 (1.59%) Wireless
8 6 (1.36%) DHCP
8 6 (1.36%) DNS
8 6 (1.36%) LAN
9 4 (0.91%) LDAP
9 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.68%) Firewall
10 3 (0.68%) HTTP
10 3 (0.68%) Skype
11 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.45%) PSTN
12 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.90%) Endeca
2 12 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.27%) DB2
3 10 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.59%) MySQL
5 6 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.13%) Big Data
7 4 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Redis
10 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (13.38%) JIRA
2 54 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 38 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.94%) Gradle
5 28 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (5.67%) Selenium
7 24 (5.44%) Subversion
8 20 (4.54%) Maven
9 15 (3.40%) Xcode
10 12 (2.72%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.49%) JUnit
12 10 (2.27%) Mockito
12 10 (2.27%) Spock
12 10 (2.27%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.81%) gulp
14 7 (1.59%) Android Studio
14 7 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.59%) Zephyr
15 6 (1.36%) Hudson
16 5 (1.13%) Calabash
General
1 52 (11.79%) Banking
2 50 (11.34%) Finance
3 45 (10.20%) Retail
4 27 (6.12%) Legal
5 23 (5.22%) Marketing
6 13 (2.95%) Law
6 13 (2.95%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.27%) Publishing
8 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 137 (31.07%) Developer
2 84 (19.05%) Analyst
3 55 (12.47%) iOS Developer
4 49 (11.11%) Consultant
5 39 (8.84%) Architect
6 35 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 33 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (6.58%) Desktop Support
8 29 (6.58%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.35%) Service Analyst
10 27 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (5.44%) Senior Developer
12 23 (5.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
13 22 (4.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 21 (4.76%) Business Analyst
15 18 (4.08%) DevOps Specialist
16 16 (3.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 15 (3.40%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
17 15 (3.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.56%) Web Services
2 50 (11.34%) HTML
3 46 (10.43%) CSS
3 46 (10.43%) RESTful
4 36 (8.16%) J2EE
5 33 (7.48%) .NET
5 33 (7.48%) Spring
6 25 (5.67%) Cocoa
6 25 (5.67%) XML
7 23 (5.22%) JSON
8 21 (4.76%) REST
9 18 (4.08%) jQuery
10 17 (3.85%) HTML5
11 16 (3.63%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.17%) ASP.NET
12 14 (3.17%) CSS3
13 13 (2.95%) SOAP
14 11 (2.49%) Hibernate
14 11 (2.49%) Middleware
15 10 (2.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (31.97%) iPhone
2 62 (14.06%) Blackberry
3 37 (8.39%) Mobile App
3 37 (8.39%) User Experience
4 17 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.63%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.95%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.72%) Social Media
8 11 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.27%) Smartphone
9 10 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.68%) Clustering
14 3 (0.68%) PKI
15 2 (0.45%) Blog
15 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
16 1 (0.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 128 (29.02%) Windows
2 95 (21.54%) Windows 7
3 85 (19.27%) Apple iOS
4 72 (16.33%) Android
5 40 (9.07%) Windows XP
6 23 (5.22%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.54%) Linux
8 15 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.95%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.95%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.72%) Unix
11 11 (2.49%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.27%) zOS
13 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.23%) AIX
16 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (37.41%) E-Commerce
2 134 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.87%) iOS Development
4 67 (15.19%) Scrum
5 49 (11.11%) TDD
6 42 (9.52%) DevOps
7 40 (9.07%) ITIL
8 36 (8.16%) High Availability
9 33 (7.48%) Android Development
10 31 (7.03%) OO
11 26 (5.90%) Content Management
11 26 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.67%) MVC
13 24 (5.44%) CRM
14 23 (5.22%) BDD
14 23 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (5.22%) Mobile Development
15 22 (4.99%) B2C
16 21 (4.76%) Business Analysis
17 20 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.50%) Java
2 67 (15.19%) JavaScript
3 59 (13.38%) Objective-C
4 48 (10.88%) Apple Swift
5 37 (8.39%) C#
6 24 (5.44%) SQL
7 18 (4.08%) Python
8 16 (3.63%) Groovy
9 14 (3.17%) C++
10 9 (2.04%) Ruby
11 6 (1.36%) PHP
12 5 (1.13%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.13%) C
13 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.45%) Go
14 2 (0.45%) Lua
14 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (2.95%) Degree
2 12 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.27%) MCSE
3 10 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) MCP
6 4 (0.91%) CCNA
6 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.91%) MCITP
6 4 (0.91%) MCTS
7 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.12%) Docker
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (5.90%) Ansible
2 14 (3.17%) AirWatch
2 14 (3.17%) CA Service Virtualization
2 14 (3.17%) OMEGAMON
3 12 (2.72%) SCCM
4 10 (2.27%) CA Endevor
4 10 (2.27%) Puppet
5 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.36%) Salt
6 3 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.68%) OpenSSO
6 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.23%) DameWare
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) Packer
8 1 (0.23%) Terraform
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.20%) Oracle
3 36 (8.16%) ATG
4 26 (5.90%) Apple
5 22 (4.99%) Adobe
5 22 (4.99%) Atlassian
6 20 (4.54%) Splunk
7 19 (4.31%) IBM
8 14 (3.17%) Bloomberg
8 14 (3.17%) CA
8 14 (3.17%) Syncsort
9 13 (2.95%) hybris
9 13 (2.95%) Reuters
10 12 (2.72%) Cisco
10 12 (2.72%) Citrix
10 12 (2.72%) HP
11 11 (2.49%) Google
11 11 (2.49%) Guidewire
11 11 (2.49%) Lotus
12 10 (2.27%) Xamarin
London
Staffworx Limited
Rate: excellent rates or package to attract best
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + None
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Riding
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Absolute Solution
Posted: 6 days ago