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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPad
Rank 478 481 326
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -155
Contract jobs citing iPad 170 188 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.98% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 191
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 23
Median hourly rate £16.86 £16.95 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £12.82 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £32.92 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.16 £15.00 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-25.61% -7.23%

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
17656 19173 18578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.38% 33.03% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11452 12024 11217
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 809 806
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.24 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +3 161 £400 -5.88% 89
London -27 82 £425 -5.55% 21
West Yorkshire +22 16 £375 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +19 16 £375 +25.00% 5
South East +18 16 £275 +14.58% 12
Leeds +14 16 £375 +25.00% 4
City of London +17 13 £450 -5.26% 4
South West +6 13 £375 +7.14% 2
East of England +18 11 £333 - 7
Dorset - 10 £375 - 1
Bournemouth - 10 £375 - 1
North West +4 9 £325 -12.16% 28
East Midlands -7 6 £200 - 3
Croydon - 6 £373 - 1
Scotland +1 5 £425 +15.25%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £310 - 1
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £305 - 2
Hampshire +12 4 £350 +45.83% 5
Cheshire +10 4 £285 -22.97% 5
Northamptonshire - 4 £200 - 1
Northampton - 4 £200 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £305 -
Edinburgh +4 3 £475 +15.15%
Manchester -4 3 £355 -12.34% 20
West Midlands -25 3 £350 - 9
North East - 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 3
Warrington - 3 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £310 -

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 186 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (40.92%) iPhone
3 124 (28.51%) Apple iOS
4 110 (25.29%) iOS Development
5 106 (24.37%) Windows
6 103 (23.68%) TDD
7 95 (21.84%) Objective-C
8 80 (18.39%) Scrum
8 80 (18.39%) Finance
8 80 (18.39%) OO
9 79 (18.16%) Cocoa
9 79 (18.16%) RESTful
10 74 (17.01%) JavaScript
11 70 (16.09%) E-Commerce
12 69 (15.86%) Apple
13 68 (15.63%) User Experience
14 67 (15.40%) HTML
15 64 (14.71%) Microsoft
16 63 (14.48%) Xcode
16 63 (14.48%) Windows 7
17 61 (14.02%) Java
18 59 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (13.33%) Blackberry
20 57 (13.10%) MS Office
20 57 (13.10%) ITIL
21 56 (12.87%) Apple Swift
22 54 (12.41%) CSS
23 53 (12.18%) Git (software)
24 51 (11.72%) Android
24 51 (11.72%) Web Services

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 30 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 20 (4.60%) CMS
3 14 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.99%) MQSeries
5 12 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.07%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.61%) Confluence
9 5 (1.15%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.46%) IIS
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (13.10%) MS Office
2 27 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.14%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.61%) Eikon
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.23%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.68%) Office 365
2 6 (1.38%) iTunes
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.69%) GitHub
4 3 (0.69%) Yammer
5 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.36%) HTTP
2 21 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.60%) Firewall
4 19 (4.37%) VPN
5 17 (3.91%) Network Security
6 13 (2.99%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.99%) LDAP
7 11 (2.53%) FTP
7 11 (2.53%) IPsec
7 11 (2.53%) NAS
7 11 (2.53%) tcpdump
7 11 (2.53%) VoIP
7 11 (2.53%) Wireshark
8 9 (2.07%) Internet
9 5 (1.15%) LAN
9 5 (1.15%) WAN
9 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.92%) DNS
10 4 (0.92%) SAN
10 4 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.84%) MySQL
2 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.92%) Big Data
6 4 (0.92%) GIS
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.69%) OLAP
7 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.46%) Biml
8 2 (0.46%) DataStage
8 2 (0.46%) DB2
8 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (14.48%) Xcode
2 53 (12.18%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.66%) JIRA
4 31 (7.13%) Jenkins
5 26 (5.98%) Maven
6 19 (4.37%) gulp
6 19 (4.37%) Selenium
7 16 (3.68%) JUnit
8 14 (3.22%) NUnit
8 14 (3.22%) Subversion
9 12 (2.76%) Mockito
10 10 (2.30%) Hudson
10 10 (2.30%) Spock
11 9 (2.07%) Calabash
11 9 (2.07%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.61%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.38%) Gradle
13 6 (1.38%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.15%) Gerrit
15 4 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 80 (18.39%) Finance
2 40 (9.20%) Retail
3 24 (5.52%) Legal
4 20 (4.60%) Banking
5 10 (2.30%) Games
5 10 (2.30%) Marketing
6 7 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.92%) Back Office
8 4 (0.92%) Publishing
9 3 (0.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (47.59%) Developer
2 101 (23.22%) iOS Developer
3 87 (20.00%) Analyst
4 33 (7.59%) Service Analyst
4 33 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 29 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 28 (6.44%) Support Analyst
7 25 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (5.29%) Architect
9 23 (5.29%) Objective-C Developer
10 19 (4.37%) Desktop Support
11 18 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (3.22%) Java Developer
15 13 (2.99%) Business Analyst
15 13 (2.99%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (18.16%) Cocoa
1 79 (18.16%) RESTful
2 67 (15.40%) HTML
3 54 (12.41%) CSS
4 51 (11.72%) Web Services
5 41 (9.43%) XML
6 39 (8.97%) .NET
7 38 (8.74%) JSON
8 28 (6.44%) Core Data
9 27 (6.21%) ASP.NET
10 25 (5.75%) Node.js
11 24 (5.52%) J2EE
11 24 (5.52%) SOAP
12 23 (5.29%) Cocoa Touch
13 22 (5.06%) CSS3
14 21 (4.83%) AngularJS
14 21 (4.83%) HTML5
15 20 (4.60%) REST
16 17 (3.91%) jQuery
17 16 (3.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 178 (40.92%) iPhone
2 68 (15.63%) User Experience
3 58 (13.33%) Blackberry
4 38 (8.74%) Computer Science
5 27 (6.21%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.37%) Data Structures
7 18 (4.14%) Algorithms
8 17 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.99%) Animation
10 13 (2.99%) Smartphone
11 11 (2.53%) Apple TV
11 11 (2.53%) Social Media
12 7 (1.61%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.38%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.15%) BYOD
14 5 (1.15%) Life Science
15 4 (0.92%) Applied Mathematics
15 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 124 (28.51%) Apple iOS
2 106 (24.37%) Windows
3 63 (14.48%) Windows 7
4 51 (11.72%) Android
5 32 (7.36%) Windows XP
6 28 (6.44%) Linux
7 16 (3.68%) Windows Server
8 15 (3.45%) Unix
9 12 (2.76%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.38%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.46%) Debian
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (25.29%) iOS Development
3 103 (23.68%) TDD
4 80 (18.39%) OO
4 80 (18.39%) Scrum
5 70 (16.09%) E-Commerce
6 59 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (13.10%) ITIL
8 48 (11.03%) Unit Testing
9 46 (10.57%) Mobile Development
10 44 (10.11%) BDD
11 42 (9.66%) OOD
12 37 (8.51%) MVC
13 32 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.21%) ITSM
15 26 (5.98%) Pair Programming
16 23 (5.29%) Automated Testing
16 23 (5.29%) Problem Management
17 21 (4.83%) Migration
18 20 (4.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.84%) Objective-C
2 74 (17.01%) JavaScript
3 61 (14.02%) Java
4 56 (12.87%) Apple Swift
5 43 (9.89%) SQL
6 42 (9.66%) C#
7 17 (3.91%) Python
8 13 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.76%) Perl
9 12 (2.76%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.84%) Ruby
12 7 (1.61%) PHP
13 5 (1.15%) ES6
13 5 (1.15%) Groovy
14 4 (0.92%) C++
14 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.46%) C
15 2 (0.46%) RPG
15 2 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (8.97%) Degree
2 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) CEH
4 3 (0.69%) CISSP
4 3 (0.69%) GCIA
4 3 (0.69%) GCIH
4 3 (0.69%) MCP
5 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.46%) MCSE
5 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.23%) APMP
6 1 (0.23%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.92%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.53%) Samba
3 11 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.69%) Docker
5 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) RACF
6 1 (0.23%) UAG
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.99%) Nagios
1 13 (2.99%) Puppet
2 11 (2.53%) SCCM
3 10 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.92%) Ansible
5 3 (0.69%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.69%) SCOM
6 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.46%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.46%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.23%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.23%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 69 (15.86%) Apple
2 64 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.90%) Oracle
4 19 (4.37%) VMware
5 15 (3.45%) Citrix
6 14 (3.22%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.99%) Cisco
8 12 (2.76%) ATG
8 12 (2.76%) F5
8 12 (2.76%) HP
8 12 (2.76%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.76%) Sitecore
9 11 (2.53%) Adobe
9 11 (2.53%) NetApp
10 10 (2.30%) Bloomberg
10 10 (2.30%) Endeca
11 9 (2.07%) Guidewire
11 9 (2.07%) Lotus
11 9 (2.07%) Reuters
12 8 (1.84%) IBM
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: £600 day or to £110K for permanent
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term programme
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please quote
Posted: 5 days ago