Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 463 482
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19 -48
Contract jobs citing iPad 369 401 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.38% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 136 170
England median daily rate £325 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.06% -7.19%
10th Percentile £124 £150 £145
90th Percentile £539 £482 £525
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £344
% change year-on-year - -5.45% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 22
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +7.25% +16.95%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.23 £10.58
90th Percentile £26.25 £23.25 £23.80
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.08% +7.25% +16.95%

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 31,333 29,160 32,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.59% 32.78% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,200 19,146 21,052
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £628 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1,041 1,220
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -37 227 £427 +10.06% 63
South East 0 52 £138 -49.82% 39
South West +25 44 £319 -1.92% 26
North of England +21 34 £325 +62.50% 45
Yorkshire -5 21 £331 - 8
North West +10 11 £325 +23.81% 35
East of England -15 11 £225 +13.92% 14
Midlands -12 9 £285 -10.94% 11
West Midlands +7 5 £128 -64.83% 4
East Midlands -8 3 £300 -6.25% 7
North East +40 1 - - 2
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 160 (43.36%) E-Commerce
2 154 (41.73%) iPhone
3 150 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (32.52%) Windows
5 93 (25.20%) Apple iOS
6 90 (24.39%) Java
7 83 (22.49%) RESTful
8 81 (21.95%) Web Services
9 80 (21.68%) Docker
10 77 (20.87%) Windows 7
11 73 (19.78%) Microsoft
12 69 (18.70%) TDD
13 64 (17.34%) JavaScript
14 63 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
14 63 (17.07%) DevOps
15 60 (16.26%) iOS Development
15 60 (16.26%) Ansible
16 59 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
18 55 (14.91%) Active Directory
18 55 (14.91%) BDD
18 55 (14.91%) Kubernetes
19 54 (14.63%) Apple Swift
19 54 (14.63%) Jenkins
19 54 (14.63%) Blackberry
20 52 (14.09%) Apple
21 51 (13.82%) Oracle
21 51 (13.82%) Python
22 50 (13.55%) Finance
23 49 (13.28%) Git (software)

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 (11.65%) Confluence
2 24 (6.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (6.50%) WebSphere
2 24 (6.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (6.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (5.15%) CMS
5 18 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (3.25%) JBoss
7 12 (3.25%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.17%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.63%) nginx
11 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.81%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.54%) Apache
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) HipChat
5 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 44 (11.92%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (3.52%) Magento
3 3 (0.81%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.27%) Endur
4 1 (0.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.23%) Office 365
3 20 (5.42%) PaaS
4 12 (3.25%) npm
5 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.27%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.50%) LAN
2 23 (6.23%) VPN
3 20 (5.42%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.88%) Internet
5 15 (4.07%) WAN
6 8 (2.17%) Wireless
7 7 (1.90%) DNS
8 6 (1.63%) DHCP
8 6 (1.63%) IP Telephony
8 6 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.36%) Firewall
9 5 (1.36%) Intranet
10 4 (1.08%) VoIP
10 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.81%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.81%) SMS
12 2 (0.54%) Broadband
12 2 (0.54%) FTP
12 2 (0.54%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.23%) NoSQL
2 22 (5.96%) Endeca
3 20 (5.42%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.79%) Big Data
5 6 (1.63%) MySQL
6 5 (1.36%) QlikView
7 3 (0.81%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.81%) Power BI
7 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.81%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.54%) HBase
8 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 49 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 49 (13.28%) JIRA
3 31 (8.40%) JUnit
4 30 (8.13%) Mockito
5 29 (7.86%) Xcode
6 26 (7.05%) Gradle
6 26 (7.05%) Selenium
7 24 (6.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (6.50%) Spock
8 22 (5.96%) SonarQube
9 18 (4.88%) Gerrit
10 16 (4.34%) IBM UrbanCode
11 9 (2.44%) Maven
12 7 (1.90%) Subversion
13 4 (1.08%) Ant
13 4 (1.08%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.08%) Hudson
13 4 (1.08%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 50 (13.55%) Finance
2 28 (7.59%) Banking
3 19 (5.15%) Publishing
4 11 (2.98%) Retail
5 8 (2.17%) Legal
6 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.36%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Advertising
8 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (39.02%) Developer
2 54 (14.63%) iOS Developer
3 45 (12.20%) Analyst
4 43 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 37 (10.03%) Desktop Support
6 35 (9.49%) Architect
7 32 (8.67%) Support Engineer
8 30 (8.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (7.05%) Support Analyst
10 25 (6.78%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 22 (5.96%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (5.42%) AWS DevOps
12 20 (5.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (4.88%) Java Developer
14 16 (4.34%) Service Analyst
14 16 (4.34%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (4.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 15 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 15 (4.07%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.49%) RESTful
2 81 (21.95%) Web Services
3 40 (10.84%) REST
3 40 (10.84%) Spring
4 38 (10.30%) J2EE
4 38 (10.30%) Node.js
5 36 (9.76%) Cocoa
5 36 (9.76%) React
6 23 (6.23%) .NET
6 23 (6.23%) HTML
7 21 (5.69%) ASP.NET
8 19 (5.15%) CSS
9 16 (4.34%) .NET Framework
9 16 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (3.79%) .NET Core
11 13 (3.52%) HTML5
11 13 (3.52%) JSON
12 12 (3.25%) SOAP
12 12 (3.25%) Spring Boot
13 11 (2.98%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 154 (41.73%) iPhone
2 54 (14.63%) Blackberry
3 48 (13.01%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (11.11%) User Experience
5 37 (10.03%) Mobile App
6 27 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (5.96%) Social Media
8 14 (3.79%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.98%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.90%) Fintech
11 7 (1.90%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.08%) Animation
12 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.81%) EPoS
13 3 (0.81%) NHS
14 2 (0.54%) CCTV
14 2 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (32.52%) Windows
2 93 (25.20%) Apple iOS
3 77 (20.87%) Windows 7
4 30 (8.13%) Android
5 29 (7.86%) Windows 10
6 18 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 17 (4.61%) Windows Server
8 16 (4.34%) Unix
8 16 (4.34%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.07%) Linux
10 7 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (43.36%) E-Commerce
2 150 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (18.70%) TDD
4 63 (17.07%) DevOps
5 60 (16.26%) iOS Development
6 59 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (14.91%) BDD
8 46 (12.47%) Microservices
9 44 (11.92%) ITIL
10 42 (11.38%) Scrum
11 39 (10.57%) OO
12 38 (10.30%) Content Management
13 35 (9.49%) SOA
14 28 (7.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 28 (7.59%) Mobile Development
15 25 (6.78%) Unit Testing
16 24 (6.50%) OOD
17 22 (5.96%) ERP
18 19 (5.15%) Web Development
19 17 (4.61%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.39%) Java
2 64 (17.34%) JavaScript
3 54 (14.63%) Apple Swift
4 51 (13.82%) Python
5 46 (12.47%) Groovy
5 46 (12.47%) Objective-C
6 41 (11.11%) Ruby
7 40 (10.84%) C#
8 36 (9.76%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.69%) C++
10 13 (3.52%) SQL
11 12 (3.25%) PHP
12 7 (1.90%) ES6
13 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.81%) C
14 3 (0.81%) R
14 3 (0.81%) Scala
15 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.07%) Degree
2 11 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.44%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.81%) MCSE
8 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.15%) QA
2 16 (4.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.27%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 80 (21.68%) Docker
2 55 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (16.26%) Ansible
2 55 (14.91%) Kubernetes
3 18 (4.88%) SCCM
4 9 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 8 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.63%) Puppet
7 5 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.54%) Oozie
10 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.27%) Nagios
10 1 (0.27%) Opsview
10 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.09%) Apple
3 51 (13.82%) Oracle
4 36 (9.76%) ATG
5 17 (4.61%) HP
6 15 (4.07%) Cisco
7 14 (3.79%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.98%) Symantec
8 11 (2.98%) VMware
9 9 (2.44%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.44%) Citrix
10 8 (2.17%) Google
10 8 (2.17%) Lotus
10 8 (2.17%) MobileIron
11 7 (1.90%) Mitel
12 6 (1.63%) Adobe
12 6 (1.63%) Ivanti
12 6 (1.63%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.36%) FactSet
13 5 (1.36%) hybris