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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 151 162
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing iPad 17 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 0.66% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
Median daily rate £425 £391 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +20.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £172 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £17.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +36.52% -1.85%  

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 1128 1217 1865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.72% 35.95% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 970 1423
Median daily rate £525 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
3 11 (42.31%) RESTful
4 10 (38.46%) REST
4 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) MS Office
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) Banking
5 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (30.77%) Apple
6 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 8 (30.77%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) iPhone
7 7 (26.92%) OOD
7 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (26.92%) Node.js
7 7 (26.92%) Coaching
7 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
9 4 (15.38%) React
9 4 (15.38%) Android
9 4 (15.38%) JSON
9 4 (15.38%) Objective-C

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:

Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Desktop Support
2 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) iOS Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Principal Architect
8 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
8 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) RESTful
2 10 (38.46%) REST
2 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) Node.js
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 4 (15.38%) React
5 2 (7.69%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.85%) Core Data
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) NativeScript
6 1 (3.85%) React Native
6 1 (3.85%) RxJava
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) iPhone
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) BYOD
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (15.38%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
2 9 (34.62%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 7 (26.92%) Coaching
4 7 (26.92%) OOD
4 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Android Development
8 1 (3.85%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 3 (11.54%) Apple Swift
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Reuters
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Telerik
4 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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