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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 162 179
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17  
Contract jobs citing iPad 19 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.090% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.23% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 18
Median daily rate £406 £268 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.86% -2.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £142 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £394 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £215
% change year-on-year - +74.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.93 £17.50 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.11% -7.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% -19.97%  

iPad is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1390 1315 2212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.89% 39.55% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 1107 1768
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 38
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £59.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing iPad as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for iPad.

1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) iPhone
3 13 (36.11%) RESTful
3 13 (36.11%) Apple iOS
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) REST
5 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.78%) iOS Development
7 9 (25.00%) OO
7 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (25.00%) Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (22.22%) Apple Swift
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) OOD
9 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
9 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
10 6 (16.67%) BDD
10 6 (16.67%) Node.js
10 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.67%) JSON
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Apple
11 5 (13.89%) Change Management

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 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) git-flow
4 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) iOS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 6 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Android Developer
6 3 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) RESTful
2 11 (30.56%) REST
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) JSON
3 6 (16.67%) Node.js
4 4 (11.11%) Cocoa
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) CSS3
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) React
6 2 (5.56%) .NET
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (5.56%) Xamarin.iOS
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.78%) Core Animation
7 1 (2.78%) React Native
7 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) iPhone
2 12 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Animation
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Apple iOS
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.89%) Android
5 4 (11.11%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) iOS Development
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (25.00%) OO
5 7 (19.44%) OOD
5 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) OOP
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) API Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
9 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 8 (22.22%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) COBIT
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.56%) Charles River
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Reuters
6 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Sybase
6 1 (2.78%) Telerik