Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 502 528
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 -138
Contract jobs citing iPad 384 399 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 218 191
England median daily rate £409 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.14% -8.39% -3.13%
10th Percentile £139 £144 £150
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 33
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £12.57 £11.24 £12.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £23.55 £27.55
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - +12.90%

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 31772 32617 34443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.85% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21306 21551 22269
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1119 1347
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +13 235 £450 +12.50% 18
North of England +45 51 £330 +1.54% 3
South West +23 39 £368 -2.00% 3
South East +3 34 £345 +25.45% 4
North West +30 27 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -3 18 £356 -13.64% 1
Midlands +13 17 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England -26 12 £325 -
West Midlands +38 10 £425 +17.24% 3
East Midlands -8 6 £300 +4.35%
North East +66 3 £538 - 1
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for iPad.

1 172 (44.79%) iPhone
2 152 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (30.99%) Apple iOS
4 107 (27.86%) E-Commerce
5 106 (27.60%) RESTful
6 105 (27.34%) Windows
7 96 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 93 (24.22%) Java
9 89 (23.18%) TDD
10 82 (21.35%) Objective-C
11 78 (20.31%) Git (software)
11 78 (20.31%) Apple Swift
12 77 (20.05%) Web Services
13 68 (17.71%) Oracle
14 65 (16.93%) Microsoft
14 65 (16.93%) Scrum
14 65 (16.93%) User Experience
15 60 (15.63%) J2EE
15 60 (15.63%) Windows 7
15 60 (15.63%) JIRA
16 58 (15.10%) Apple
17 56 (14.58%) OO
18 54 (14.06%) JavaScript
18 54 (14.06%) Active Directory
18 54 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (13.80%) Content Management
19 53 (13.80%) Xcode
20 51 (13.28%) Cocoa
21 50 (13.02%) ATG
21 50 (13.02%) BDD

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 38 (9.90%) Confluence
2 37 (9.64%) CMS
3 34 (8.85%) WebSphere
3 34 (8.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (6.51%) JBoss
6 18 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.86%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.08%) Apache
9 8 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.82%) nginx
11 5 (1.30%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.78%) Drupal
13 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (12.76%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (9.11%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (2.08%) Magento
3 6 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.78%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.51%) Office 365
2 18 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.39%) GitHub
4 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.08%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.52%) npm
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.03%) Internet
2 25 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.73%) LAN
4 16 (4.17%) VPN
5 12 (3.13%) DNS
5 12 (3.13%) Network Security
6 11 (2.86%) WAN
7 10 (2.60%) DHCP
8 8 (2.08%) Firewall
9 5 (1.30%) VLAN
10 4 (1.04%) HTTP
10 4 (1.04%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.04%) NAS
10 4 (1.04%) VoIP
10 4 (1.04%) Wireless
11 3 (0.78%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.78%) FTP
11 3 (0.78%) Intranet
11 3 (0.78%) LDAP
11 3 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.51%) Endeca
2 18 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.91%) MySQL
4 10 (2.60%) Big Data
5 8 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.52%) GIS
8 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.63%) JIRA
3 53 (13.80%) Xcode
4 50 (13.02%) Jenkins
5 33 (8.59%) Gradle
6 28 (7.29%) JUnit
6 28 (7.29%) Selenium
7 25 (6.51%) Mockito
7 25 (6.51%) Spock
8 14 (3.65%) Subversion
9 13 (3.39%) Bitbucket
9 13 (3.39%) Maven
10 10 (2.60%) git-flow
11 8 (2.08%) Gerrit
11 8 (2.08%) SonarQube
11 8 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.82%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.30%) Grunt
13 5 (1.30%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 40 (10.42%) Finance
2 32 (8.33%) Publishing
3 24 (6.25%) Retail
4 16 (4.17%) Banking
5 11 (2.86%) Marketing
6 8 (2.08%) Games
7 5 (1.30%) Legal
7 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.04%) Advertising
8 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 184 (47.92%) Developer
2 92 (23.96%) iOS Developer
3 43 (11.20%) Analyst
4 37 (9.64%) Architect
5 31 (8.07%) Desktop Support
6 27 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 26 (6.77%) Oracle Developer
8 22 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.69%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (3.39%) Senior iOS Developer
14 12 (3.13%) IT Support
14 12 (3.13%) Service Analyst
15 11 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (2.86%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 11 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.60%) RESTful
2 77 (20.05%) Web Services
3 60 (15.63%) J2EE
4 51 (13.28%) Cocoa
5 40 (10.42%) REST
6 37 (9.64%) HTML
7 36 (9.38%) Spring
8 32 (8.33%) CSS
9 27 (7.03%) SOAP
10 22 (5.73%) JDBC
11 20 (5.21%) .NET
12 19 (4.95%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.95%) iOS SDK
13 18 (4.69%) Node.js
13 18 (4.69%) React
14 16 (4.17%) JSON
15 15 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (3.65%) jQuery
16 14 (3.65%) XML
17 12 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 172 (44.79%) iPhone
2 65 (16.93%) User Experience
3 47 (12.24%) Blackberry
4 44 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (9.90%) Mobile App
6 25 (6.51%) Social Media
7 23 (5.99%) Virtual Team
8 18 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (4.17%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.82%) Animation
11 6 (1.56%) Fintech
11 6 (1.56%) FMCG
12 5 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.30%) Online Games
13 4 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.52%) CESG
15 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (30.99%) Apple iOS
2 105 (27.34%) Windows
3 60 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 29 (7.55%) Windows 10
5 25 (6.51%) Android
6 24 (6.25%) Linux
7 23 (5.99%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.69%) Windows Server
9 16 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.86%) Unix
11 6 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.04%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.86%) E-Commerce
3 96 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 89 (23.18%) TDD
5 65 (16.93%) Scrum
6 56 (14.58%) OO
7 54 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (13.80%) Content Management
9 50 (13.02%) BDD
10 45 (11.72%) ITIL
11 35 (9.11%) OOD
12 32 (8.33%) Microservices
12 32 (8.33%) SOA
13 30 (7.81%) DevOps
13 30 (7.81%) Software Architecture
14 29 (7.55%) High Availability
15 28 (7.29%) Acceptance Criteria
16 27 (7.03%) B2C
17 26 (6.77%) ERP
18 24 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (24.22%) Java
2 82 (21.35%) Objective-C
3 78 (20.31%) Apple Swift
4 54 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.03%) C#
6 24 (6.25%) Python
7 17 (4.43%) SQL
8 16 (4.17%) Groovy
9 14 (3.65%) Ruby
10 13 (3.39%) C++
10 13 (3.39%) PHP
11 8 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.04%) ES6
13 3 (0.78%) Perl
14 2 (0.52%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.52%) Scala
15 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.26%) C
15 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (5.47%) Degree
2 16 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.65%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) MCITP
8 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.52%) CCENT
8 2 (0.52%) CCNA
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) MCDST
8 2 (0.52%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) MCSE
8 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 1 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.11%) QA
2 11 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) GPG13
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 50 (13.02%) Docker
3 13 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.30%) vSphere
6 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.52%) Samba
7 2 (0.52%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (10.42%) Ansible
2 15 (3.91%) SCCM
3 13 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.13%) AirWatch
5 10 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.34%) Puppet
7 8 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.52%) Icinga
10 2 (0.52%) Nagios
10 2 (0.52%) Salt
10 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.52%) Terraform
11 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.26%) EnCase
11 1 (0.26%) FTK
11 1 (0.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 68 (17.71%) Oracle
2 65 (16.93%) Microsoft
3 58 (15.10%) Apple
4 50 (13.02%) ATG
5 17 (4.43%) Cisco
6 16 (4.17%) VMware
7 13 (3.39%) HP
8 10 (2.60%) Dell
9 9 (2.34%) Symantec
10 8 (2.08%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.08%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.82%) Citrix
11 7 (1.82%) hybris
12 6 (1.56%) Adobe
12 6 (1.56%) Google
12 6 (1.56%) Guidewire
12 6 (1.56%) IBM
12 6 (1.56%) SAP
12 6 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.56%) Xamarin