Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 508 500 643
Rank change year-on-year -8 +143 -116
Contract jobs citing iPad 128 70 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 107
10th Percentile £123 £135 £131
25th Percentile £213 £196 £163
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £506 £400
Median % change year-on-year -6.17% +26.56% -11.11%
75th Percentile £594 £613 £700
90th Percentile £690 £1,000 £800
UK median daily rate £438 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +53.85% -31.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 12
10th Percentile " £14.18 £14.85
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.44 £14.96
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.25
Median % change year-on-year -14.75% -6.15% -13.10%
75th Percentile £21.00 £16.44 £18.90
90th Percentile £22.20 £16.93 £21.98
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% -14.44%

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 15,025 11,260 23,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.99% 29.82% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,088 7,509 15,907
10th Percentile £300 £263 £291
25th Percentile £400 £380 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £476
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.99% +0.21%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 421 793
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.50 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +15.96% -12.69%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.71 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.51% -8.89%

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 22 June 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
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 22 June 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 -62 42 £519 +3.75% 18
North of England +30 33 £338 -66.25% 18
South East +25 30 £300 -25.00% 19
Yorkshire +22 15 £500 -2.44% 1
North West +12 12 £125 -34.21% 13
Midlands -18 9 £126 -10.00% 11
East of England +6 7 £338 - 9
North East +9 6 £650 -35.00% 4
South West +19 5 £200 -4.76% 13
East Midlands +5 3 £95 - 5
West Midlands -20 3 £126 -10.00% 6
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 55 (42.97%) E-Commerce
2 46 (35.94%) DevOps
3 40 (31.25%) Kubernetes
3 40 (31.25%) iPhone
4 39 (30.47%) Azure
5 36 (28.13%) Windows
6 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
7 27 (21.09%) Apple iOS
8 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
9 25 (19.53%) GCP
10 24 (18.75%) Java
11 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
11 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
12 22 (17.19%) Finance
13 21 (16.41%) Apple
13 21 (16.41%) Apple Swift
14 20 (15.63%) Validation
15 19 (14.84%) Migration
15 19 (14.84%) Kafka
15 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
15 19 (14.84%) Windows 10
15 19 (14.84%) Apache Spark
15 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (14.06%) Scala
16 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (13.28%) Microsoft 365
17 17 (13.28%) Data Engineering
18 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
18 16 (12.50%) Google
18 16 (12.50%) JSON

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 19 (14.84%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.03%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Pulsar
5 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.56%) Apache
6 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Drupal
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.47%) Azure
2 25 (19.53%) GCP
3 17 (13.28%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (10.94%) AWS
5 10 (7.81%) IaaS
5 10 (7.81%) PaaS
6 9 (7.03%) OpenShift
7 8 (6.25%) GitHub
8 5 (3.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 4 (3.13%) Apple Pay
9 4 (3.13%) npm
10 3 (2.34%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.34%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.78%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.78%) Google Data Studio
12 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) DNS
2 10 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (6.25%) DHCP
3 8 (6.25%) Internet
3 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.47%) Firewall
5 3 (2.34%) 2G
6 2 (1.56%) LAN
6 2 (1.56%) MPLS
6 2 (1.56%) SD-WAN
6 2 (1.56%) Skype
6 2 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) Intranet
7 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.78%) SAN
7 1 (0.78%) VLAN
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) Big Data
2 13 (10.16%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.38%) MySQL
4 11 (8.59%) Apache Hive
4 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.81%) HBase
5 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.25%) HDInsight
7 7 (5.47%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.69%) BigQuery
9 4 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.13%) Bigtable
9 4 (3.13%) Flink
9 4 (3.13%) Impala
9 4 (3.13%) Presto
9 4 (3.13%) Sqoop
10 3 (2.34%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.16%) Xcode
4 8 (6.25%) fastlane
5 7 (5.47%) CocoaPods
5 7 (5.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.69%) Maven
7 5 (3.91%) CircleCI
7 5 (3.91%) Travis CI
8 4 (3.13%) Gradle
8 4 (3.13%) gulp
9 3 (2.34%) Appium
9 3 (2.34%) Charles Proxy
9 3 (2.34%) Postman
10 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.78%) Spinnaker
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Retail
3 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.38%) Social Skills
4 11 (8.59%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) International Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (17.97%) Developer
2 15 (11.72%) iOS Developer
3 12 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.03%) Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Data Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Help Desk Technician
9 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) Kafka
2 16 (12.50%) JSON
3 15 (11.72%) Spark Streaming
4 9 (7.03%) REST
4 9 (7.03%) YAML
5 8 (6.25%) PySpark
6 7 (5.47%) .NET
6 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.47%) iOS SDK
6 7 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.91%) HTML
7 5 (3.91%) XML
8 4 (3.13%) Apache NiFi
8 4 (3.13%) Web Services
9 3 (2.34%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (2.34%) Cocoa
9 3 (2.34%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.34%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (2.34%) XSLT
10 2 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.25%) iPhone
2 13 (10.16%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.81%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.47%) BYOD
4 7 (5.47%) User Experience
5 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.13%) Digital Signage
6 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.34%) Kindle
7 3 (2.34%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) Apple TV
9 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.78%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.78%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.13%) Windows
2 27 (21.09%) Apple iOS
3 19 (14.84%) Windows 10
4 15 (11.72%) Mac OS X
5 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.59%) Android
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.34%) VMS
9 2 (1.56%) Linux
10 1 (0.78%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.78%) Debian
10 1 (0.78%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) E-Commerce
2 46 (35.94%) DevOps
3 20 (15.63%) Validation
4 19 (14.84%) Migration
4 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.28%) Data Engineering
7 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.72%) iOS Development
9 13 (10.16%) Incident Management
9 13 (10.16%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (9.38%) Data Pipeline
10 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.59%) ITIL
12 10 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.81%) Software Architecture
12 10 (7.81%) TDD
13 8 (6.25%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) Java
2 21 (16.41%) Apple Swift
3 18 (14.06%) Scala
4 14 (10.94%) SQL
5 12 (9.38%) Python
6 9 (7.03%) PHP
7 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.91%) Groovy
9 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.91%) MCSA
4 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.13%) MCSE
5 3 (2.34%) CISM
5 3 (2.34%) CISSP
5 3 (2.34%) Degree
5 3 (2.34%) SSCP
6 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) CCNA
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.16%) Docker
3 4 (3.13%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 15 (11.72%) Terraform
3 13 (10.16%) Ansible
4 11 (8.59%) AirWatch
4 11 (8.59%) SCCM
5 9 (7.03%) Oozie
6 5 (3.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.78%) Grafana
9 1 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.78%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.41%) Apple
3 16 (12.50%) Google
4 13 (10.16%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) Meraki
6 9 (7.03%) Confluent
7 8 (6.25%) Databricks
8 7 (5.47%) Cloudera
9 6 (4.69%) Citrix
9 6 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.91%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.91%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.13%) Adobe
11 4 (3.13%) Adyen
11 4 (3.13%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.34%) Canon
12 3 (2.34%) hybris
12 3 (2.34%) Samsung
12 3 (2.34%) SAP
13 2 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud