Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 447 464
Rank change year-on-year -55 +17 -23
Contract jobs citing iPad 383 398 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 140 234
England median daily rate £350 £357 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% -3.58% -0.67%
10th Percentile £120 £155 £150
90th Percentile £575 £489 £525
UK median daily rate £350 £348 £370
% change year-on-year +0.72% -6.08% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 24
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +12.12% +9.96%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.75 £10.08
90th Percentile £23.98 £23.90 £20.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +23.33% -0.03%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,694 28,742 32,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.20% 33.73% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,993 18,771 21,712
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £633 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,004 1,018 1,169
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.17
% change year-on-year +3.91% -0.94% +20.97%

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing iPad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for iPad in England

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in England

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPad in England

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in England

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPad in England

iPad
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 232 £450 +11.80% 47
South East +15 67 £138 -55.48% 23
South West +30 46 £450 +24.14% 10
North of England -39 26 £300 +1.69% 36
Yorkshire -12 20 £271 -31.33% 10
Midlands -18 10 £260 -20.00% 16
West Midlands +4 9 £260 -30.67% 8
East of England -18 9 £145 -17.14% 7
North West -32 5 £300 +1.69% 24
North East +34 1 - - 2
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for iPad.

1 200 (52.22%) E-Commerce
2 169 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (34.46%) iPhone
4 116 (30.29%) Windows
5 113 (29.50%) Docker
6 103 (26.89%) Amazon AWS
7 97 (25.33%) DevOps
8 93 (24.28%) Kubernetes
9 86 (22.45%) Java
10 81 (21.15%) Web Services
11 79 (20.63%) RESTful
12 76 (19.84%) Windows 7
13 72 (18.80%) JavaScript
13 72 (18.80%) TDD
14 71 (18.54%) Python
14 71 (18.54%) Apple iOS
14 71 (18.54%) JIRA
15 70 (18.28%) Microsoft
16 68 (17.75%) Groovy
16 68 (17.75%) Microservices
17 66 (17.23%) Confluence
18 65 (16.97%) Jenkins
19 64 (16.71%) Bash Shell
20 63 (16.45%) Ansible
21 60 (15.67%) Ruby
22 58 (15.14%) BDD
23 57 (14.88%) C#
24 55 (14.36%) Scrum
24 55 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
25 54 (14.10%) Git (software)

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 66 (17.23%) Confluence
2 36 (9.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 25 (6.53%) CMS
4 20 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (4.96%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.35%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.57%) JBoss
10 5 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.04%) nginx
11 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 44 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.35%) HipChat
4 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 45 (11.75%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (2.09%) Magento
3 5 (1.31%) Endur
4 4 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.78%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.78%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (26.89%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.74%) npm
3 21 (5.48%) Office 365
3 21 (5.48%) PaaS
4 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.31%) Bluemix
6 5 (1.31%) GitHub
6 5 (1.31%) Heroku
6 5 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.26%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.57%) VPN
2 13 (3.39%) Internet
2 13 (3.39%) LAN
3 12 (3.13%) WAN
4 11 (2.87%) Wireless
5 8 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (2.09%) Skype
5 8 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.57%) DHCP
7 5 (1.31%) DNS
7 5 (1.31%) Intranet
7 5 (1.31%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.31%) VoIP
8 4 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.04%) Firewall
8 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.78%) HTTP
10 2 (0.52%) Broadband
10 2 (0.52%) IPv4
11 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.22%) Endeca
4 12 (3.13%) Big Data
5 6 (1.57%) MySQL
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.31%) QlikView
7 3 (0.78%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.78%) Power BI
7 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.78%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.52%) HBase
8 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 71 (18.54%) JIRA
2 65 (16.97%) Jenkins
3 54 (14.10%) Git (software)
4 46 (12.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 37 (9.66%) SonarQube
6 28 (7.31%) JUnit
6 28 (7.31%) Mockito
7 24 (6.27%) Gerrit
7 24 (6.27%) Selenium
8 23 (6.01%) Xcode
9 22 (5.74%) Gradle
9 22 (5.74%) Spock
10 19 (4.96%) IBM UrbanCode
11 14 (3.66%) gulp
12 13 (3.39%) Maven
13 10 (2.61%) Ant
14 9 (2.35%) Bitbucket
15 8 (2.09%) Grunt
15 8 (2.09%) Subversion
16 5 (1.31%) GitLab
General
1 45 (11.75%) Finance
2 30 (7.83%) Banking
3 16 (4.18%) Publishing
3 16 (4.18%) Retail
4 10 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.31%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Advertising
6 4 (1.04%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (34.20%) Developer
2 60 (15.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (13.05%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 49 (12.79%) Analyst
5 47 (12.27%) Architect
6 38 (9.92%) iOS Developer
7 35 (9.14%) Support Engineer
8 33 (8.62%) AWS DevOps
8 33 (8.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 33 (8.62%) AWS Engineer
8 33 (8.62%) Desktop Support
9 31 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 30 (7.83%) .NET Architect
11 23 (6.01%) Support Analyst
11 23 (6.01%) Technical Architect
12 20 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
13 19 (4.96%) Java Developer
14 18 (4.70%) .NET Technical Architect
15 17 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 16 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.15%) Web Services
2 79 (20.63%) RESTful
3 50 (13.05%) Node.js
4 47 (12.27%) REST
5 41 (10.70%) .NET
6 40 (10.44%) React
7 39 (10.18%) ASP.NET
8 37 (9.66%) Spring
9 36 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (8.62%) .NET Framework
11 30 (7.83%) .NET Core
12 29 (7.57%) Cocoa
13 28 (7.31%) J2EE
14 26 (6.79%) HTML
15 22 (5.74%) CSS
16 18 (4.70%) HTML5
17 13 (3.39%) CSS3
18 12 (3.13%) React Native
18 12 (3.13%) Spring Boot
19 11 (2.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 132 (34.46%) iPhone
2 52 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (12.01%) Blackberry
4 36 (9.40%) User Experience
5 35 (9.14%) Mobile App
6 23 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (5.22%) Social Media
8 15 (3.92%) Smartphone
9 14 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.35%) Virtual Team
12 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.57%) NHS
13 6 (1.57%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.31%) Fintech
14 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (1.04%) Animation
16 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
16 3 (0.78%) EPoS
17 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 116 (30.29%) Windows
2 76 (19.84%) Windows 7
3 71 (18.54%) Apple iOS
4 32 (8.36%) Windows 10
5 31 (8.09%) Android
6 23 (6.01%) Linux
7 18 (4.70%) Unix
8 16 (4.18%) Windows Server
9 14 (3.66%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.87%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.61%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.26%) Solaris
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (52.22%) E-Commerce
2 169 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (25.33%) DevOps
4 72 (18.80%) TDD
5 68 (17.75%) Microservices
6 58 (15.14%) BDD
7 55 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (14.36%) Scrum
8 47 (12.27%) iOS Development
9 46 (12.01%) ITIL
10 45 (11.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 39 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (9.92%) OO
13 35 (9.14%) Mobile Development
14 34 (8.88%) Content Management
15 31 (8.09%) SOA
16 28 (7.31%) Test Automation
17 25 (6.53%) Unit Testing
18 24 (6.27%) Web Development
19 22 (5.74%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.45%) Java
2 72 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 71 (18.54%) Python
4 68 (17.75%) Groovy
5 64 (16.71%) Bash Shell
6 60 (15.67%) Ruby
7 57 (14.88%) C#
8 43 (11.23%) Apple Swift
9 40 (10.44%) Objective-C
10 23 (6.01%) C++
11 15 (3.92%) SQL
12 9 (2.35%) PHP
13 8 (2.09%) Java 8
14 7 (1.83%) ES6
15 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.04%) C
16 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.78%) R
17 3 (0.78%) Scala
17 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.61%) Degree
4 6 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.57%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.27%) QA
2 15 (3.92%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) GCP
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.52%) PSD2
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 113 (29.50%) Docker
2 54 (14.10%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.31%) vSphere
6 3 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 93 (24.28%) Kubernetes
2 63 (16.45%) Ansible
3 27 (7.05%) SCCM
4 8 (2.09%) Consul
4 8 (2.09%) Mesos
5 7 (1.83%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.04%) Puppet
8 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.52%) Oozie
10 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
10 1 (0.26%) Opsview
10 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.53%) Apple
2 48 (12.53%) Oracle
3 35 (9.14%) Atlassian
4 30 (7.83%) ATG
5 17 (4.44%) HP
6 11 (2.87%) Cisco
6 11 (2.87%) Citrix
7 9 (2.35%) Adobe
7 9 (2.35%) Mitel
7 9 (2.35%) VMware
8 8 (2.09%) IBM
9 7 (1.83%) Google
9 7 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.83%) Symantec
10 6 (1.57%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.57%) MobileIron
10 6 (1.57%) SAP
11 5 (1.31%) Cognos
11 5 (1.31%) OpenLink