Period
to 19 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iPad
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 220 210
Rank change year-on-year +48 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing iPad 82 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.21% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 1.21% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 12
City of London median daily rate £229 £250 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% -42.86% +50.23%
10th Percentile £129 £170 £110
90th Percentile £574 £544 £513
Central London median daily rate £229 £250 £438
% change year-on-year -8.50% -42.86% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
City of London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.85 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.39% -38.92% +47.73%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.70 £31.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £21.50 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +23.68% -41.54% +47.73%

iPad is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,798 2,983 2,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.38% 42.05% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,123 2,356 1,888
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £283 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 36 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £27.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.49% +43.66% -3.77%
10th Percentile £13.09 £14.91 £13.14
90th Percentile £35.86 £41.63 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £27.09 £18.73
% change year-on-year -28.94% +44.67% -5.17%

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing iPad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for iPad in the City of London

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iPad in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the City of London

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPad in the City of London

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing iPad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for iPad.

1 39 (47.56%) E-Commerce
2 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (41.46%) Banking
4 30 (36.59%) Windows
5 29 (35.37%) Apple
6 28 (34.15%) Java
7 26 (31.71%) Docker
7 26 (31.71%) DevOps
7 26 (31.71%) Kubernetes
8 25 (30.49%) Jenkins
8 25 (30.49%) Groovy
8 25 (30.49%) Python
9 22 (26.83%) Maven
9 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (26.83%) iPhone
9 22 (26.83%) Scala
9 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
10 21 (25.61%) Open Source
10 21 (25.61%) Gradle
10 21 (25.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (25.61%) Mentoring
11 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
12 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
13 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
14 15 (18.29%) Finance
15 14 (17.07%) SCCM
15 14 (17.07%) Mac OS X
16 13 (15.85%) ITIL

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) Confluence
3 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) CMS
7 2 (2.44%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) LatentZero
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.22%) Apigee
6 1 (1.22%) G Suite
6 1 (1.22%) GitHub
6 1 (1.22%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.22%) Heroku
6 1 (1.22%) npm
6 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) Wireless
2 9 (10.98%) DHCP
2 9 (10.98%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (7.32%) LAN
4 6 (7.32%) Skype
4 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.32%) VPN
4 6 (7.32%) WAN
5 5 (6.10%) ADSL
5 5 (6.10%) Internet
5 5 (6.10%) WebEx
6 4 (4.88%) Intranet
6 4 (4.88%) VoIP
7 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Big Data
1 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Informix
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (26.83%) Maven
3 21 (25.61%) Gradle
4 8 (9.76%) JIRA
5 6 (7.32%) JUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Mockito
6 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.10%) WebPagetest
7 4 (4.88%) fastlane
7 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.66%) Xcode
9 1 (1.22%) Ant
9 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.22%) CocoaPods
9 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.22%) GitLab
9 1 (1.22%) Hudson
9 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 34 (41.46%) Banking
2 15 (18.29%) Finance
3 8 (9.76%) Spanish Language
4 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Billing
6 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) DevOps Engineer
1 25 (30.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Java Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) IT Support
5 14 (17.07%) Support Analyst
6 12 (14.63%) Developer
7 10 (12.20%) IT Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
10 7 (8.54%) Consultant
10 7 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Web Consultant
12 5 (6.10%) iOS Developer
12 5 (6.10%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) REST
2 8 (9.76%) React
3 7 (8.54%) RESTful
3 7 (8.54%) Spring
4 6 (7.32%) Ajax
4 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.32%) CSS
4 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.32%) HTML
5 3 (3.66%) .NET
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.66%) Kafka
5 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.66%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.44%) Node.js
7 1 (1.22%) Akka
7 1 (1.22%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.22%) lodash
7 1 (1.22%) Meteor
7 1 (1.22%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) iPhone
2 12 (14.63%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.76%) User Experience
4 6 (7.32%) Fintech
5 5 (6.10%) Smartphone
5 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.22%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.22%) PDA
8 1 (1.22%) Photography
8 1 (1.22%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.59%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
3 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
5 14 (17.07%) Mac OS X
6 5 (6.10%) Android
6 5 (6.10%) Unix
7 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.22%) Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.22%) tvOS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) E-Commerce
2 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.71%) DevOps
4 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.61%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (25.61%) Mentoring
5 21 (25.61%) Open Source
6 13 (15.85%) ITIL
7 11 (13.41%) Scrum
8 9 (10.98%) BDD
9 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.76%) TDD
10 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
10 7 (8.54%) Decision-Making
10 7 (8.54%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.54%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.32%) B2C
11 6 (7.32%) Kanban
11 6 (7.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Java
2 25 (30.49%) Groovy
2 25 (30.49%) Python
3 22 (26.83%) Scala
4 7 (8.54%) Java 8
4 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.88%) Apple Swift
5 4 (4.88%) PHP
5 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) ES6
7 1 (1.22%) ES7
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (7.32%) MCSA
3 5 (6.10%) MCP
4 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.22%) AAT
5 1 (1.22%) ACCA
5 1 (1.22%) CIMA
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MBA
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 26 (31.71%) Docker
2 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) Kubernetes
2 14 (17.07%) SCCM
3 5 (6.10%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.66%) Ansible
4 3 (3.66%) Terraform
5 2 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) Consul
6 1 (1.22%) Mesos
6 1 (1.22%) Nagios
6 1 (1.22%) Opsview
6 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Apple
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
4 8 (9.76%) Google
4 8 (9.76%) McAfee
5 7 (8.54%) Citrix
6 4 (4.88%) IBM
7 3 (3.66%) Adobe
7 3 (3.66%) Mitel
8 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.44%) Charles River
8 2 (2.44%) FactSet
8 2 (2.44%) hybris
8 2 (2.44%) NetApp
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
8 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.44%) Sybase
8 2 (2.44%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat