Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 508 516
Rank change year-on-year -71 +8 +29
Contract jobs citing iPad 295 389 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.19% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 231 218
England median daily rate £375 £405 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +14.89% -11.88%
10th Percentile £120 £140 £144
90th Percentile £575 £550 £516
UK median daily rate £319 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -20.31% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +6.86% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.66 £11.24
90th Percentile £25.50 £19.85 £20.60
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.42% +6.86% -

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 32,604 32,567 33,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.39% 34.67% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,768 21,766 21,896
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 968 1,132
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.18 £11.65
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.58 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £21.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.15% - +5.26%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -42 184 £375 -16.67% 26
South East -6 40 £153 -55.80% 17
Midlands -2 31 £293 -22.00% 6
North of England -47 25 £388 +17.42% 18
North West -14 18 £450 +38.46% 14
East Midlands +17 14 £375 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -20 14 £150 -64.71% 5
South West -67 9 £488 +32.65% 12
East of England 0 7 £207 -53.01% 6
Yorkshire -18 5 £244 -31.44% 4
North East 0 2 £325 -39.53%
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 140 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (41.02%) iPhone
3 116 (39.32%) E-Commerce
4 112 (37.97%) Windows
5 93 (31.53%) Apple iOS
6 89 (30.17%) Scrum
7 83 (28.14%) TDD
8 77 (26.10%) Apple
9 73 (24.75%) Java
10 72 (24.41%) BDD
11 69 (23.39%) DevOps
12 65 (22.03%) Kubernetes
12 65 (22.03%) Windows 10
13 64 (21.69%) Active Directory
14 61 (20.68%) Git (software)
15 60 (20.34%) JIRA
16 59 (20.00%) Banking
17 58 (19.66%) Docker
18 56 (18.98%) Windows 7
19 53 (17.97%) Python
20 52 (17.63%) Microsoft
21 51 (17.29%) iOS Development
22 50 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
22 50 (16.95%) JavaScript
23 47 (15.93%) RESTful
23 47 (15.93%) Jenkins
23 47 (15.93%) Apple Swift
24 46 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
25 44 (14.92%) Microservices
26 43 (14.58%) Confluence

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 43 (14.58%) Confluence
2 36 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (6.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.42%) MS Exchange
5 12 (4.07%) CMS
6 10 (3.39%) Skype for Business
6 10 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.02%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Magento
2 3 (1.02%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.83%) Office 365
3 14 (4.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.07%) IBM Cloud
4 12 (4.07%) npm
5 11 (3.73%) GitHub
5 11 (3.73%) Heroku
6 6 (2.03%) Apigee
6 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.69%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.46%) LAN
1 22 (7.46%) WAN
2 20 (6.78%) DHCP
2 20 (6.78%) DNS
3 19 (6.44%) Internet
4 18 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.08%) Wireless
6 14 (4.75%) VoIP
7 12 (4.07%) VPN
8 10 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (3.39%) Intranet
9 8 (2.71%) ADSL
9 8 (2.71%) Skype
9 8 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.03%) WebEx
11 5 (1.69%) Network Security
11 5 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.69%) SMS
12 2 (0.68%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.71%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.03%) MySQL
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.68%) Big Data
4 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) Endeca
5 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 61 (20.68%) Git (software)
2 60 (20.34%) JIRA
3 47 (15.93%) Jenkins
4 33 (11.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 30 (10.17%) Maven
6 21 (7.12%) Xcode
7 18 (6.10%) Gerrit
7 18 (6.10%) SonarQube
8 11 (3.73%) Ant
8 11 (3.73%) GitLab
8 11 (3.73%) Gradle
9 10 (3.39%) JUnit
9 10 (3.39%) Mockito
10 8 (2.71%) fastlane
11 7 (2.37%) Vagrant
12 6 (2.03%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.69%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.69%) CocoaPods
13 5 (1.69%) git-flow
14 4 (1.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 59 (20.00%) Banking
2 42 (14.24%) Finance
3 19 (6.44%) Retail
4 9 (3.05%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.05%) Spanish Language
5 8 (2.71%) Billing
5 8 (2.71%) Publishing
6 7 (2.37%) Law
7 4 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (30.51%) Developer
2 68 (23.05%) Analyst
3 51 (17.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (15.59%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 42 (14.24%) iOS Developer
6 30 (10.17%) Support Analyst
7 27 (9.15%) IT Support
7 27 (9.15%) Support Engineer
8 25 (8.47%) Service Analyst
9 23 (7.80%) IT Analyst
9 23 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (7.12%) Desktop Support
11 19 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (6.44%) Architect
12 15 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
13 12 (4.07%) Java Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Python Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.73%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.73%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.93%) RESTful
2 41 (13.90%) Node.js
3 39 (13.22%) REST
3 39 (13.22%) Spring
4 36 (12.20%) React
5 32 (10.85%) HTML
6 30 (10.17%) CSS
7 19 (6.44%) .NET
7 19 (6.44%) Cocoa
8 15 (5.08%) HTML5
9 14 (4.75%) CSS3
9 14 (4.75%) Web Services
10 11 (3.73%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.73%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.73%) Django
10 11 (3.73%) React Native
11 10 (3.39%) Ajax
11 10 (3.39%) iOS SDK
12 9 (3.05%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 121 (41.02%) iPhone
2 36 (12.20%) User Experience
3 27 (9.15%) Mobile App
4 24 (8.14%) Blackberry
5 16 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.07%) Fintech
6 12 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.73%) Smartphone
8 9 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.69%) Apple TV
9 5 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.36%) NHS
11 2 (0.68%) Digital Signage
11 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 112 (37.97%) Windows
2 93 (31.53%) Apple iOS
3 65 (22.03%) Windows 10
4 56 (18.98%) Windows 7
5 35 (11.86%) Android
6 23 (7.80%) Mac OS X
7 20 (6.78%) Unix
8 19 (6.44%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.37%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.37%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.03%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.69%) tvOS
13 4 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (39.32%) E-Commerce
3 89 (30.17%) Scrum
4 83 (28.14%) TDD
5 72 (24.41%) BDD
6 69 (23.39%) DevOps
7 51 (17.29%) iOS Development
8 44 (14.92%) Microservices
9 42 (14.24%) ITIL
10 31 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (9.49%) SOA
12 23 (7.80%) Kanban
12 23 (7.80%) Test Automation
13 21 (7.12%) OO
14 20 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (6.44%) Mobile Development
16 18 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (6.10%) Front End Development
17 17 (5.76%) B2C
17 17 (5.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.75%) Java
2 53 (17.97%) Python
3 50 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.93%) Apple Swift
5 39 (13.22%) Groovy
6 35 (11.86%) Objective-C
7 14 (4.75%) C#
8 13 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.41%) Ruby
8 13 (4.41%) Scala
9 10 (3.39%) Java 8
10 6 (2.03%) PHP
11 5 (1.69%) Go
12 3 (1.02%) C
12 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.02%) SQL
13 2 (0.68%) C++
13 2 (0.68%) ES6
13 2 (0.68%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (5.76%) Degree
2 15 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.39%) MCSA
5 5 (1.69%) MCP
5 5 (1.69%) MCSE
6 4 (1.36%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.36%) ACSP
6 4 (1.36%) CCA
6 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.02%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.07%) QA
2 10 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 58 (19.66%) Docker
3 13 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.07%) BitLocker
5 7 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (22.03%) Kubernetes
2 32 (10.85%) SCCM
3 23 (7.80%) Ansible
4 11 (3.73%) Consul
4 11 (3.73%) Mesos
5 10 (3.39%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.36%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.02%) Terraform
9 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (26.10%) Apple
2 52 (17.63%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.15%) IBM
4 21 (7.12%) Citrix
4 21 (7.12%) Oracle
5 19 (6.44%) Cisco
6 18 (6.10%) hybris
7 13 (4.41%) VMware
8 12 (4.07%) ATG
9 10 (3.39%) Demandware
10 9 (3.05%) Blue Prism
10 9 (3.05%) Google
10 9 (3.05%) HP
10 9 (3.05%) McAfee
11 8 (2.71%) Symantec
12 7 (2.37%) Adobe
12 7 (2.37%) Mitel
13 6 (2.03%) Avaya
14 5 (1.69%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.69%) IPFX