Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 508 508
Rank change year-on-year -36 0 +27
Contract jobs citing iPad 320 351 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.12% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 212 256
England median daily rate £375 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.18% +8.44% -2.22%
10th Percentile £121 £185 £163
90th Percentile £584 £551 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 14
England median hourly rate £17.85 £18.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +33.57% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.52 £10.67
90th Percentile £25.50 £19.56 £22.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.42% +33.57% -20.00%

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 32,414 31,409 33,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.51% 34.48% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,458 20,743 22,436
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £266 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 963 1,141
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -17 207 £475 +5.56% 33
South East +1 36 £140 -61.64% 10
North of England -31 34 £400 +18.52% 6
Midlands -7 28 £150 -61.90% 2
West Midlands -2 23 £150 -66.67% 2
North West -17 22 £450 +38.46% 5
South West -37 13 £450 +22.45% 8
Yorkshire -20 10 £143 -63.92% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £375 +25.00%
East of England -12 3 - - 4
North East -11 2 £325 -39.53%
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 154 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (42.19%) E-Commerce
3 131 (40.94%) iPhone
4 112 (35.00%) Windows
4 112 (35.00%) Scrum
5 96 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 91 (28.44%) TDD
7 87 (27.19%) BDD
8 77 (24.06%) DevOps
9 75 (23.44%) Apple
10 73 (22.81%) Kubernetes
11 71 (22.19%) Git (software)
12 68 (21.25%) Windows 7
13 67 (20.94%) Docker
14 66 (20.63%) Python
15 64 (20.00%) Active Directory
16 63 (19.69%) Banking
17 62 (19.38%) Windows 10
18 60 (18.75%) Java
19 59 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
20 55 (17.19%) JIRA
21 53 (16.56%) Groovy
22 52 (16.25%) Jenkins
22 52 (16.25%) JavaScript
22 52 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
23 51 (15.94%) ITIL
23 51 (15.94%) iOS Development
24 49 (15.31%) Node.js
24 49 (15.31%) Finance
25 48 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus

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 45 (14.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 42 (13.13%) Confluence
3 22 (6.88%) CMS
4 18 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.81%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.81%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Magento
2 4 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.00%) Office 365
3 25 (7.81%) npm
4 21 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (5.94%) GitHub
5 19 (5.94%) Heroku
5 19 (5.94%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.63%) G Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.44%) LAN
1 27 (8.44%) WAN
2 18 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.31%) DHCP
3 17 (5.31%) DNS
4 14 (4.38%) Internet
4 14 (4.38%) VPN
5 11 (3.44%) VoIP
6 10 (3.13%) Intranet
6 10 (3.13%) Wireless
7 9 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (2.50%) ADSL
8 8 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.88%) WebEx
11 5 (1.56%) Network Security
11 5 (1.56%) Skype
11 5 (1.56%) SMS
12 4 (1.25%) Broadband
13 2 (0.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.56%) MySQL
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.63%) Big Data
2 2 (0.63%) Endeca
2 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.31%) QlikView
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (22.19%) Git (software)
2 55 (17.19%) JIRA
3 52 (16.25%) Jenkins
4 48 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 37 (11.56%) Maven
6 31 (9.69%) SonarQube
7 24 (7.50%) Ant
7 24 (7.50%) Gerrit
7 24 (7.50%) Xcode
8 19 (5.94%) GitLab
9 12 (3.75%) Mockito
10 11 (3.44%) JUnit
11 9 (2.81%) Gradle
12 5 (1.56%) git-flow
12 5 (1.56%) Vagrant
13 4 (1.25%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.25%) fastlane
14 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.94%) Selenium
14 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (19.69%) Banking
2 49 (15.31%) Finance
3 20 (6.25%) Retail
4 12 (3.75%) Publishing
5 11 (3.44%) Law
6 9 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.81%) Spanish Language
7 8 (2.50%) Billing
8 6 (1.88%) Marketing
9 4 (1.25%) Advertising
10 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 94 (29.38%) Developer
2 71 (22.19%) Analyst
3 57 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 52 (16.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 37 (11.56%) iOS Developer
6 28 (8.75%) Desktop Support
6 28 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 27 (8.44%) Support Analyst
8 22 (6.88%) Service Analyst
9 21 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (6.56%) Business Analyst
10 19 (5.94%) IT Support
10 19 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) IT Analyst
13 15 (4.69%) Architect
14 13 (4.06%) Deskside Engineer
15 12 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 12 (3.75%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.31%) Node.js
2 46 (14.38%) RESTful
3 35 (10.94%) REST
4 34 (10.63%) Spring
5 31 (9.69%) React
6 29 (9.06%) HTML
7 27 (8.44%) CSS
8 20 (6.25%) Cocoa
9 18 (5.63%) React Native
10 16 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 14 (4.38%) .NET
11 14 (4.38%) CSS3
12 13 (4.06%) HTML5
12 13 (4.06%) Web Services
13 12 (3.75%) Apache Cordova
14 11 (3.44%) Django
15 9 (2.81%) ASP.NET
15 9 (2.81%) Hibernate
15 9 (2.81%) Ionic Framework
16 8 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 131 (40.94%) iPhone
2 37 (11.56%) User Experience
3 30 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 26 (8.13%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.69%) Smartphone
6 13 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.75%) Fintech
7 12 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.88%) Robotics
10 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.63%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.00%) Windows
2 96 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 68 (21.25%) Windows 7
4 62 (19.38%) Windows 10
5 40 (12.50%) Android
6 31 (9.69%) Mac OS X
7 18 (5.63%) Windows Server
8 15 (4.69%) Unix
9 11 (3.44%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.56%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.56%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.94%) Linux
14 2 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (42.19%) E-Commerce
3 112 (35.00%) Scrum
4 91 (28.44%) TDD
5 87 (27.19%) BDD
6 77 (24.06%) DevOps
7 51 (15.94%) iOS Development
7 51 (15.94%) ITIL
8 33 (10.31%) Microservices
9 30 (9.38%) Mobile Development
10 26 (8.13%) Kanban
10 26 (8.13%) Test Automation
11 24 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 24 (7.50%) SOA
12 23 (7.19%) OO
13 22 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 18 (5.63%) Acceptance Criteria
16 18 (5.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.63%) Python
2 60 (18.75%) Java
3 53 (16.56%) Groovy
4 52 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.13%) Apple Swift
5 42 (13.13%) Objective-C
6 26 (8.13%) Bash Shell
6 26 (8.13%) Ruby
7 15 (4.69%) C#
8 10 (3.13%) Java 8
9 8 (2.50%) Scala
10 6 (1.88%) PHP
11 5 (1.56%) Go
12 3 (0.94%) C
12 3 (0.94%) C++
12 3 (0.94%) SQL
13 2 (0.63%) ES6
13 2 (0.63%) ES7
13 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (3.75%) Degree
2 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.50%) MCSA
5 7 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.25%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.63%) ACSP
8 2 (0.63%) CCA
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.44%) QA
2 9 (2.81%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (20.94%) Docker
2 64 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.63%) BitLocker
4 13 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.63%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 73 (22.81%) Kubernetes
2 36 (11.25%) SCCM
3 24 (7.50%) Ansible
3 24 (7.50%) Consul
3 24 (7.50%) Mesos
4 6 (1.88%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.94%) Terraform
6 2 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (23.44%) Apple
2 47 (14.69%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.94%) IBM
4 24 (7.50%) Oracle
5 19 (5.94%) hybris
6 18 (5.63%) Citrix
7 17 (5.31%) Adobe
7 17 (5.31%) ATG
7 17 (5.31%) Blue Prism
8 13 (4.06%) Demandware
8 13 (4.06%) HP
8 13 (4.06%) VMware
9 12 (3.75%) Cisco
10 9 (2.81%) McAfee
11 7 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.19%) Sencha
12 6 (1.88%) Automation Anywhere
12 6 (1.88%) Avaya
12 6 (1.88%) UiPath
13 5 (1.56%) Xamarin