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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 390 410 362
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -48
Contract jobs citing iPad 269 216 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.23% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 101 174
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £215 £253
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 18
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.53 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-19.83% -2.37%

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
17739 17541 17282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.06% 31.84% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11517 10775 10657
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 717 748
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +40 239 £393 +4.66% 85
London -11 120 £450 +12.50% 19
South East +3 34 £363 +68.60% 12
South West +11 23 £413 -10.81% 2
Yorkshire +21 22 £413 -12.23% 10
Leeds +16 21 £413 -12.23% 8
West Yorkshire +16 21 £413 -12.23% 8
Scotland -2 20 £270 +25.58% 1
Dorset - 19 £440 - 2
Bournemouth - 18 £440 - 2
East of England +19 15 £350 -17.64% 11
North West -17 14 £325 +4.00% 19
Edinburgh - 13 - - 1
Croydon - 11 £393 -
Kent -4 9 £380 - 3
Berkshire -5 9 £380 +76.74% 2
Wales +19 7 £225 -
South Wales +15 7 £225 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 7 £350 - 1
Glasgow +12 6 £263 -
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £310 -27.05% 1
Surrey -7 6 £300 -53.84% 2
Essex - 6 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +14 5 £350 -17.64% 2
Lancashire +7 5 £275 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 5 £310 - 1
East Midlands +5 5 £310 +44.18% 4
Cardiff +1 5 £218 -
Manchester -10 5 £383 +206.00% 17
North East -48 5 £313 +108.33% 1

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 237 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (32.39%) E-Commerce
3 157 (29.57%) iPhone
4 143 (26.93%) Finance
5 136 (25.61%) TDD
6 130 (24.48%) Scrum
7 129 (24.29%) JavaScript
8 124 (23.35%) Apple iOS
9 104 (19.59%) iOS Development
9 104 (19.59%) Web Services
10 102 (19.21%) Java
11 101 (19.02%) Windows
12 96 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
13 95 (17.89%) RESTful
14 88 (16.57%) Git (software)
14 88 (16.57%) OO
15 87 (16.38%) HTML
16 77 (14.50%) CSS
17 74 (13.94%) Apple
17 74 (13.94%) Microsoft
17 74 (13.94%) JIRA
18 73 (13.75%) Oracle
18 73 (13.75%) Objective-C
19 72 (13.56%) Unit Testing
20 66 (12.43%) Jenkins
21 64 (12.05%) J2EE
22 63 (11.86%) Node.js
23 62 (11.68%) User Experience
24 59 (11.11%) React
24 59 (11.11%) Payment Gateway

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 63 (11.86%) Node.js
2 51 (9.60%) CMS
3 23 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.20%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.45%) Apache
6 13 (2.45%) Apache TomEE
7 11 (2.07%) Confluence
7 11 (2.07%) JBoss
7 11 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.88%) MQSeries
8 10 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.69%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.75%) IIS
13 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 45 (8.47%) MS Office
2 31 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.13%) QuarkXPress
5 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.94%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 59 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.13%) Eikon
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.20%) Office 365
2 15 (2.82%) GitHub
3 13 (2.45%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.94%) iTunes
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.56%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.29%) HTTP
2 33 (6.21%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.14%) HTTPS
4 21 (3.95%) Firewall
5 20 (3.77%) Internet
6 18 (3.39%) VPN
7 15 (2.82%) Wireless
8 12 (2.26%) LDAP
8 12 (2.26%) Network Security
9 10 (1.88%) FTP
9 10 (1.88%) IPsec
9 10 (1.88%) NAS
9 10 (1.88%) tcpdump
9 10 (1.88%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.51%) LAN
10 8 (1.51%) WAN
11 7 (1.32%) DNS
12 6 (1.13%) Intranet
12 6 (1.13%) VoIP
13 5 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.45%) MySQL
3 8 (1.51%) FileMaker
4 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.75%) DataStage
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.56%) Redis
8 2 (0.38%) Big Data
8 2 (0.38%) Biml
8 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.38%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 88 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 74 (13.94%) JIRA
3 66 (12.43%) Jenkins
4 58 (10.92%) Xcode
5 42 (7.91%) gulp
6 33 (6.21%) JUnit
6 33 (6.21%) Selenium
7 30 (5.65%) Maven
8 24 (4.52%) Jasmine
8 24 (4.52%) Mockito
9 23 (4.33%) Spock
10 15 (2.82%) Subversion
11 13 (2.45%) NUnit
12 11 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.32%) Gradle
15 7 (1.32%) Grunt
16 5 (0.94%) Clang
17 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (26.93%) Finance
2 47 (8.85%) Retail
3 24 (4.52%) Banking
4 17 (3.20%) Legal
5 14 (2.64%) Marketing
6 12 (2.26%) Law
7 10 (1.88%) Publishing
8 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.13%) Back Office
9 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.94%) Games
10 5 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) International Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 282 (53.11%) Developer
2 96 (18.08%) iOS Developer
3 76 (14.31%) Senior Developer
4 69 (12.99%) Analyst
5 44 (8.29%) Architect
6 31 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 26 (4.90%) Consultant
9 25 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 25 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (4.33%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.14%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.77%) Project Manager
12 20 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (3.39%) Senior iOS Developer
14 17 (3.20%) Node.js Developer
14 17 (3.20%) Objective-C Developer
15 16 (3.01%) Desktop Support
16 15 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (19.59%) Web Services
2 95 (17.89%) RESTful
3 87 (16.38%) HTML
4 77 (14.50%) CSS
5 64 (12.05%) J2EE
6 59 (11.11%) React
7 55 (10.36%) Cocoa
8 54 (10.17%) .NET
9 50 (9.42%) XML
10 43 (8.10%) JSP
11 41 (7.72%) SOAP
11 41 (7.72%) Spring
12 37 (6.97%) RefluxJS
13 36 (6.78%) REST
14 34 (6.40%) AngularJS
14 34 (6.40%) jQuery
14 34 (6.40%) Servlets
15 32 (6.03%) JSON
16 30 (5.65%) hapi
17 25 (4.71%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 157 (29.57%) iPhone
2 62 (11.68%) User Experience
3 49 (9.23%) Blackberry
4 39 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 38 (7.16%) Social Media
6 37 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (5.46%) Data Structures
8 28 (5.27%) Algorithms
9 24 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (4.33%) Mobile App
11 19 (3.58%) Animation
12 13 (2.45%) Cryptography
13 11 (2.07%) Smartphone
14 9 (1.69%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.51%) Apple TV
16 7 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
17 5 (0.94%) BYOD
17 5 (0.94%) FMCG
17 5 (0.94%) Life Science
18 4 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 124 (23.35%) Apple iOS
2 101 (19.02%) Windows
3 57 (10.73%) Windows 7
4 48 (9.04%) Android
5 22 (4.14%) Linux
5 22 (4.14%) Windows XP
6 19 (3.58%) Mac OS X
6 19 (3.58%) Unix
7 17 (3.20%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.38%) AIX
13 2 (0.38%) Debian
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (32.39%) E-Commerce
3 136 (25.61%) TDD
4 130 (24.48%) Scrum
5 104 (19.59%) iOS Development
6 96 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (16.57%) OO
8 72 (13.56%) Unit Testing
9 58 (10.92%) Service Design
10 49 (9.23%) OOD
11 45 (8.47%) BDD
12 44 (8.29%) Content Management
13 42 (7.91%) Mobile Development
14 41 (7.72%) MVC
15 39 (7.34%) ITIL
16 34 (6.40%) Analytics
17 29 (5.46%) Software Architecture
17 29 (5.46%) Software Engineering
18 28 (5.27%) Project Management
19 27 (5.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (24.29%) JavaScript
2 102 (19.21%) Java
3 73 (13.75%) Objective-C
4 51 (9.60%) SQL
5 43 (8.10%) C#
6 27 (5.08%) Apple Swift
7 18 (3.39%) ES6
8 14 (2.64%) Python
8 14 (2.64%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.45%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.07%) Perl
11 10 (1.88%) PHP
12 6 (1.13%) JSX
12 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.56%) Groovy
14 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.38%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.38%) RPG
15 2 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (6.03%) Degree
2 13 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.32%) CISSP
3 7 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (0.94%) CEH
5 5 (0.94%) GCIA
5 5 (0.94%) GCIH
5 5 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.75%) ISEB
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.75%) MCSE
7 3 (0.56%) CCNA
7 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.56%) MCDST
7 3 (0.56%) MCP
7 3 (0.56%) MCSA
7 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) CISM
8 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.71%) QA
2 10 (1.88%) SLA
3 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.88%) Samba
4 6 (1.13%) Docker
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.19%) UAG
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.64%) Puppet
2 10 (1.88%) Nagios
3 7 (1.32%) Ansible
4 6 (1.13%) SCCM
5 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.56%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.38%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.38%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.19%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (13.94%) Apple
1 74 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.75%) Oracle
3 43 (8.10%) ATG
4 33 (6.21%) Endeca
5 29 (5.46%) Citrix
6 26 (4.90%) VMware
7 18 (3.39%) Google
8 17 (3.20%) Adobe
8 17 (3.20%) HP
8 17 (3.20%) Twitter
9 16 (3.01%) Cisco
10 13 (2.45%) CyberSource
11 12 (2.26%) F5
11 12 (2.26%) Facebook
12 11 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.07%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.07%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.88%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.88%) Reuters
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