Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 514 450 657
Rank change year-on-year -64 +207 -86
Contract jobs citing iPad 200 39 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.46% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 20 92
10th Percentile £123 £208 £123
25th Percentile £200 £426 £163
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £525 £231
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +127.03% -42.19%
75th Percentile £623 £600 £513
90th Percentile £700 £865 £700
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £216
% change year-on-year -9.52% +142.77% -45.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 11
10th Percentile " £12.48 £16.75
25th Percentile £12.25 £13.19 £18.60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.75% -23.75% +9.59%
75th Percentile £23.25 £18.19 £21.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £19.43 £22.25
UK median hourly rate £16.02 £15.25 £18.85
% change year-on-year +5.07% -19.10% +4.72%

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 19,425 8,431 23,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.59% 32.01% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,577 5,745 15,822
10th Percentile £300 £275 £280
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £613 £588
90th Percentile £725 £727 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 281 779
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £11.48
25th Percentile £15.32 £17.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.61 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year -20.91% +50.85% -1.39%
75th Percentile £49.80 £47.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.86
% change year-on-year -9.09% +31.86% -0.69%

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for iPad in England

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing iPad in England.

Daily rate trend for iPad in England

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing iPad in England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for iPad in England

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing iPad in England.

Hourly rate trend for iPad in England

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing iPad in England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -141 74 £525 - 23
South East -32 58 £263 - 17
North of England -35 38 £125 -83.87% 17
North West - 17 £125 - 13
Yorkshire -29 16 £555 +126.53% 4
Midlands -62 12 £650 +52.94% 16
East of England -33 10 £350 - 18
South West - 6 £363 - 17
North East -13 5 - -
East Midlands -37 4 - - 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 11
South Coast - 1 - -
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 94 (47.00%) E-Commerce
2 61 (30.50%) iPhone
2 61 (30.50%) DevOps
3 58 (29.00%) Kubernetes
4 52 (26.00%) Windows
5 47 (23.50%) Azure
6 44 (22.00%) Jenkins
7 43 (21.50%) GCP
8 42 (21.00%) Java
9 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
11 35 (17.50%) Terraform
12 34 (17.00%) Apple iOS
13 32 (16.00%) Active Directory
14 31 (15.50%) Git (software)
15 30 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (14.00%) Android
16 28 (14.00%) Microsoft 365
16 28 (14.00%) Apple Swift
16 28 (14.00%) Data Engineering
17 26 (13.00%) Kafka
17 26 (13.00%) AWS
17 26 (13.00%) Google
17 26 (13.00%) Finance
17 26 (13.00%) Social Skills
18 25 (12.50%) Python
18 25 (12.50%) TDD
18 25 (12.50%) Windows 10
19 24 (12.00%) Apache Spark
19 24 (12.00%) Retail

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 24 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.50%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (3.00%) Apache
4 5 (2.50%) CMS
5 4 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.00%) Apache Pulsar
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.00%) Drupal
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.50%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.00%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.50%) Shopify
3 2 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.50%) Azure
2 43 (21.50%) GCP
3 28 (14.00%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (13.00%) AWS
5 12 (6.00%) OpenShift
6 11 (5.50%) IaaS
6 11 (5.50%) PaaS
7 8 (4.00%) GitHub
8 7 (3.50%) npm
8 7 (3.50%) Serverless
9 5 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.00%) Apple Pay
10 4 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.00%) Collibra
10 4 (2.00%) Yarn
11 3 (1.50%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.00%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.00%) DNS
2 12 (6.00%) DHCP
3 10 (5.00%) LAN
3 10 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.50%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (4.50%) Internet
4 9 (4.50%) WAN
5 8 (4.00%) Firewall
5 8 (4.00%) Wireless
6 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.50%) VPN
7 6 (3.00%) SAN
8 5 (2.50%) Junos
9 4 (2.00%) 2G
10 3 (1.50%) SD-WAN
11 2 (1.00%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.00%) MPLS
11 2 (1.00%) Skype
12 1 (0.50%) HTTP
12 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.50%) Big Data
2 18 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.00%) Apache Hive
6 13 (6.50%) BigQuery
6 13 (6.50%) HBase
7 12 (6.00%) MySQL
8 9 (4.50%) HDInsight
8 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.00%) Cloud Spanner
9 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (2.00%) Bigtable
11 4 (2.00%) Flink
11 4 (2.00%) Impala
11 4 (2.00%) Metadata
11 4 (2.00%) Presto
11 4 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (22.00%) Jenkins
2 31 (15.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.50%) Xcode
4 11 (5.50%) gulp
5 8 (4.00%) Maven
6 6 (3.00%) CircleCI
6 6 (3.00%) fastlane
6 6 (3.00%) Gradle
6 6 (3.00%) JIRA
6 6 (3.00%) Travis CI
7 5 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.50%) CocoaPods
7 5 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.50%) webpack
8 4 (2.00%) Mocha
9 3 (1.50%) Appium
9 3 (1.50%) Charles Proxy
9 3 (1.50%) Postman
10 2 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 26 (13.00%) Finance
1 26 (13.00%) Social Skills
2 24 (12.00%) Retail
3 15 (7.50%) Banking
4 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.50%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Local Government
7 2 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (23.00%) Developer
2 22 (11.00%) Support Engineer
3 21 (10.50%) Analyst
4 20 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 20 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 18 (9.00%) Desktop Support
6 16 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 16 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.50%) Architect
10 10 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.50%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (4.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.00%) IT Support
13 7 (3.50%) Help Desk Technician
13 7 (3.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.00%) Kafka
2 20 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
3 15 (7.50%) JSON
4 13 (6.50%) PySpark
4 13 (6.50%) React
5 12 (6.00%) HTML
5 12 (6.00%) iOS SDK
5 12 (6.00%) Jest
6 11 (5.50%) GraphQL
7 10 (5.00%) CSS
7 10 (5.00%) YAML
8 8 (4.00%) REST
9 6 (3.00%) .NET
9 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.00%) Cocoa
9 6 (3.00%) Node.js
9 6 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (2.50%) Ionic Framework
10 5 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (30.50%) iPhone
2 21 (10.50%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.50%) User Experience
4 14 (7.00%) Blackberry
5 11 (5.50%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.50%) Digital Signage
6 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.00%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.50%) NHS
8 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.00%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.00%) Kindle
9 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.00%) Social Media
9 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.00%) Windows
2 34 (17.00%) Apple iOS
3 28 (14.00%) Android
4 25 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 17 (8.50%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.00%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.50%) Windows Phone
8 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.50%) Linux
9 3 (1.50%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.00%) E-Commerce
2 61 (30.50%) DevOps
3 30 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.00%) Data Engineering
5 25 (12.50%) TDD
6 23 (11.50%) Data Pipeline
6 23 (11.50%) Validation
7 22 (11.00%) BDD
7 22 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 17 (8.50%) Migration
11 15 (7.50%) Full Stack Development
12 14 (7.00%) Break/Fix
12 14 (7.00%) ITIL
13 13 (6.50%) Data Ingestion
13 13 (6.50%) Test Automation
14 12 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (6.00%) SDLC
14 12 (6.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.00%) Java
2 28 (14.00%) Apple Swift
3 25 (12.50%) Python
4 21 (10.50%) Scala
4 21 (10.50%) SQL
5 17 (8.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.00%) Groovy
7 11 (5.50%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.00%) ES6
8 8 (4.00%) PHP
9 7 (3.50%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.50%) C#
11 5 (2.50%) Ruby
12 2 (1.00%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.00%) CISM
5 4 (2.00%) CISSP
5 4 (2.00%) Degree
5 4 (2.00%) MCSA
5 4 (2.00%) SSCP
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) CCDP
7 1 (0.50%) CCNA
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) MCSE
7 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) SLA
2 7 (3.50%) QA
3 5 (2.50%) Accessibility
System Software
1 32 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.00%) Docker
3 7 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (2.50%) vSphere
5 4 (2.00%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (29.00%) Kubernetes
2 35 (17.50%) Terraform
3 18 (9.00%) Ansible
4 11 (5.50%) SCCM
5 10 (5.00%) AirWatch
6 9 (4.50%) Oozie
7 7 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.50%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.00%) Google
3 22 (11.00%) Apple
4 13 (6.50%) SAP
5 12 (6.00%) Cisco
5 12 (6.00%) hybris
6 11 (5.50%) Meraki
7 9 (4.50%) Adobe
7 9 (4.50%) Confluent
7 9 (4.50%) Databricks
8 8 (4.00%) Cloudera
8 8 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.00%) VMware
9 6 (3.00%) Oracle
10 5 (2.50%) Citrix
10 5 (2.50%) Dell
10 5 (2.50%) Juniper
10 5 (2.50%) Kaspersky
10 5 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.50%) Veeam