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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 393 440 353
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -87
Contract jobs citing iPad 269 199 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.13% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 107 174
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £203 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £215 £276
% change year-on-year
+72.09% -22.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.23 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.17 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-18.45% -5.28%

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
17912 17629 17157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.26% 31.98% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11597 10995 10513
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 £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 656 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 June 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 June 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 +44 239 £380 +8.57% 85
London -27 107 £418 +7.74% 28
South East +16 40 £380 +78.82% 12
Yorkshire +26 26 £413 -12.23% 3
Leeds +21 25 £413 -12.23% 2
West Yorkshire +18 25 £413 -12.23% 2
South West +17 24 £393 -6.26% 6
Scotland -6 20 £263 +22.09%
Dorset - 19 £393 - 3
Bournemouth - 19 £393 - 3
North West -4 17 £325 +30.00% 18
Croydon - 15 £405 - 2
Kent +14 13 £380 -
Berkshire +1 13 £380 +76.74% 3
Edinburgh - 13 £110 -
East of England +20 11 £350 - 11
Tunbridge Wells +5 11 £388 -
Wales +25 7 £225 -
Manchester -10 7 £355 +184.00% 14
South Wales - 7 £225 -
Glasgow +5 6 £263 -
East Midlands +1 6 £265 +23.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £275 - 4
Cheshire 0 5 £325 +4.00% 2
Lancashire 0 5 £275 - 2
West Midlands -28 5 £406 +88.95% 4
Cardiff - 5 £225 -
Milton Keynes +9 4 £275 - 4
Reading +3 4 £380 -13.63%
Warrington -11 4 £325 - 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 242 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (30.54%) iPhone
3 145 (27.00%) E-Commerce
4 132 (24.58%) TDD
5 129 (24.02%) Apple iOS
6 117 (21.79%) Finance
7 114 (21.23%) Scrum
7 114 (21.23%) JavaScript
8 109 (20.30%) iOS Development
9 101 (18.81%) Windows
10 95 (17.69%) Web Services
11 93 (17.32%) Java
12 88 (16.39%) RESTful
13 85 (15.83%) HTML
13 85 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
14 83 (15.46%) Objective-C
15 78 (14.53%) Git (software)
16 75 (13.97%) Microsoft
17 74 (13.78%) OO
18 73 (13.59%) JIRA
19 72 (13.41%) CSS
20 71 (13.22%) Oracle
21 69 (12.85%) Apple
21 69 (12.85%) Unit Testing
22 64 (11.92%) Xcode
22 64 (11.92%) User Experience
23 60 (11.17%) Jenkins
23 60 (11.17%) Cocoa
24 58 (10.80%) Windows 7
25 57 (10.61%) .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 40 (7.45%) CMS
2 27 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.42%) Apache TomEE
6 12 (2.23%) Confluence
7 11 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.86%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.68%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.30%) Apache
10 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.93%) JBoss
12 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.74%) IIS
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (9.87%) MS Office
2 35 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.86%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 51 (9.50%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.93%) Eikon
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.35%) Office 365
2 13 (2.42%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.23%) GitHub
4 7 (1.30%) iTunes
4 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.56%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.70%) HTTP
2 27 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.47%) Firewall
4 23 (4.28%) HTTPS
5 18 (3.35%) VPN
6 15 (2.79%) Network Security
7 12 (2.23%) LDAP
8 10 (1.86%) FTP
8 10 (1.86%) IPsec
8 10 (1.86%) NAS
8 10 (1.86%) tcpdump
8 10 (1.86%) Wireshark
9 8 (1.49%) VoIP
10 7 (1.30%) Internet
10 7 (1.30%) Wireless
11 6 (1.12%) DNS
11 6 (1.12%) LAN
12 5 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.93%) WAN
12 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.61%) MySQL
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.74%) DataStage
5 4 (0.74%) GIS
5 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.56%) Redis
7 2 (0.37%) Big Data
7 2 (0.37%) Biml
7 2 (0.37%) DB2
7 2 (0.37%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.37%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 73 (13.59%) JIRA
3 64 (11.92%) Xcode
4 60 (11.17%) Jenkins
5 31 (5.77%) gulp
5 31 (5.77%) JUnit
5 31 (5.77%) Selenium
6 30 (5.59%) Maven
7 22 (4.10%) Mockito
8 21 (3.91%) Spock
9 20 (3.72%) Jasmine
10 14 (2.61%) Subversion
11 13 (2.42%) NUnit
12 10 (1.86%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (1.68%) Gradle
14 8 (1.49%) Grunt
15 7 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.93%) Clang
16 5 (0.93%) Gerrit
General
1 117 (21.79%) Finance
2 39 (7.26%) Retail
3 22 (4.10%) Legal
4 19 (3.54%) Banking
5 13 (2.42%) Marketing
6 12 (2.23%) Law
7 10 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.30%) Back Office
8 7 (1.30%) Publishing
9 6 (1.12%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.56%) Billing
11 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) International Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (50.84%) Developer
2 100 (18.62%) iOS Developer
3 84 (15.64%) Analyst
4 67 (12.48%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.52%) Architect
6 30 (5.59%) Java Developer
7 29 (5.40%) Service Analyst
7 29 (5.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (4.47%) .NET Developer
8 24 (4.47%) Project Manager
9 23 (4.28%) Support Engineer
10 21 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 20 (3.72%) Consultant
11 20 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (3.17%) Objective-C Developer
13 16 (2.98%) Senior iOS Developer
13 16 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (17.69%) Web Services
2 88 (16.39%) RESTful
3 85 (15.83%) HTML
4 72 (13.41%) CSS
5 60 (11.17%) Cocoa
6 57 (10.61%) .NET
7 56 (10.43%) J2EE
8 51 (9.50%) XML
9 47 (8.75%) Node.js
10 42 (7.82%) React
11 38 (7.08%) SOAP
11 38 (7.08%) Spring
12 36 (6.70%) jQuery
13 35 (6.52%) JSP
13 35 (6.52%) REST
14 33 (6.15%) JSON
15 28 (5.21%) AngularJS
16 26 (4.84%) Servlets
17 25 (4.66%) Cocoa Touch
18 24 (4.47%) RefluxJS
Miscellaneous
1 164 (30.54%) iPhone
2 64 (11.92%) User Experience
3 50 (9.31%) Blackberry
4 40 (7.45%) Computer Science
5 36 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (6.52%) Social Media
7 28 (5.21%) Mobile App
8 26 (4.84%) Data Structures
9 25 (4.66%) Algorithms
10 21 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (3.35%) Animation
12 14 (2.61%) Smartphone
13 12 (2.23%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.86%) Apple TV
15 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
16 7 (1.30%) Life Science
16 7 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
16 7 (1.30%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.93%) BYOD
17 5 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 129 (24.02%) Apple iOS
2 101 (18.81%) Windows
3 58 (10.80%) Windows 7
4 57 (10.61%) Android
5 25 (4.66%) Linux
6 21 (3.91%) Unix
6 21 (3.91%) Windows XP
7 19 (3.54%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.79%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.37%) AIX
15 2 (0.37%) Debian
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (27.00%) E-Commerce
3 132 (24.58%) TDD
4 114 (21.23%) Scrum
5 109 (20.30%) iOS Development
6 85 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (13.78%) OO
8 69 (12.85%) Unit Testing
9 46 (8.57%) BDD
9 46 (8.57%) Mobile Development
10 43 (8.01%) OOD
11 41 (7.64%) ITIL
11 41 (7.64%) MVC
11 41 (7.64%) Service Design
12 35 (6.52%) Content Management
13 34 (6.33%) Project Management
14 33 (6.15%) Analytics
15 32 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (5.03%) Software Engineering
17 26 (4.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 114 (21.23%) JavaScript
2 93 (17.32%) Java
3 83 (15.46%) Objective-C
4 49 (9.12%) SQL
5 47 (8.75%) C#
6 32 (5.96%) Apple Swift
7 17 (3.17%) Python
8 15 (2.79%) ES6
9 14 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.05%) Perl
12 9 (1.68%) PHP
13 6 (1.12%) JSX
13 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.93%) Groovy
15 4 (0.74%) C++
15 4 (0.74%) Ruby
16 2 (0.37%) C
16 2 (0.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 39 (7.26%) Degree
2 9 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (1.12%) CISSP
5 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.93%) CEH
6 5 (0.93%) GCIA
6 5 (0.93%) GCIH
6 5 (0.93%) MCSE
7 4 (0.74%) ISEB
7 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.74%) MCP
7 4 (0.74%) MCSA
8 3 (0.56%) CCNA
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) ACMT
10 1 (0.19%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.91%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.74%) SLA
4 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.86%) Samba
3 10 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.93%) Docker
5 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) UAG
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.61%) Puppet
2 11 (2.05%) Nagios
3 7 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.30%) SCCM
4 6 (1.12%) Ansible
5 5 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.56%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.37%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.37%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.19%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 75 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.22%) Oracle
3 69 (12.85%) Apple
4 35 (6.52%) ATG
5 25 (4.66%) Endeca
5 25 (4.66%) VMware
6 21 (3.91%) Citrix
7 18 (3.35%) Cisco
7 18 (3.35%) Google
8 16 (2.98%) Twitter
9 14 (2.61%) Adobe
9 14 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.61%) HP
10 13 (2.42%) CyberSource
11 12 (2.23%) F5
12 11 (2.05%) Facebook
12 11 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.05%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.86%) Guidewire
13 10 (1.86%) NetApp
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