The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 89 118
Rank change year-on-year -26 +29  
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 1.37% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 5.23% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 3
Median daily rate £175 £370 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.70% +255.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £14.00
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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 674 650 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.75% 26.27% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 356 403
Median daily rate £354 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 59
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -8.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the East of England

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in the East of England

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire 0 5 - - 1
Essex -8 3 £175 -53.33%
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for iPad.

1 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) JSON
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (19.05%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) iPhone
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (9.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Redis
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Gradle
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Java Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Middleware Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Officer
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) JSON
1 5 (23.81%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) CSS3
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 2 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) Pyramid
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) iPhone
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) HTC Vive
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) SOLID
7 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
7 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
4 2 (9.52%) Go
4 2 (9.52%) Lua
4 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) DameWare
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Packer
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Autodesk
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) hybris
5 1 (4.76%) JDA
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) VMware