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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 397 439
Rank change year-on-year -60 +42  
Contract jobs citing iPad 131 231 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.40% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 147 112
Median daily rate £421 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +6.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £215
% change year-on-year -8.00% +74.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Median hourly rate £18.47 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.92% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £14.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.47 £14.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year +31.92% -16.86%  

iPad is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14396 16468 16411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.49% 33.32% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9444 10967 10474
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 528 596
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.81 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing iPad as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 92 £445 +6.58% 20
Yorkshire +10 9 £385 -6.66% 1
South West -10 9 £295 -24.84% 1
South East -20 8 £345 -9.21% 9
North West +10 5 £375 +15.38% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £375 +41.50%
North East +64 1 £538 +72.00%
East of England -16 1 £447 +27.71% 1
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 123 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (33.64%) E-Commerce
3 90 (27.78%) Java
4 89 (27.47%) iPhone
5 76 (23.46%) Windows
6 69 (21.30%) Web Services
7 65 (20.06%) Apple iOS
8 63 (19.44%) Oracle
8 63 (19.44%) TDD
9 61 (18.83%) Git (software)
9 61 (18.83%) JIRA
10 57 (17.59%) RESTful
11 55 (16.98%) JavaScript
12 53 (16.36%) Scrum
13 50 (15.43%) J2EE
14 49 (15.12%) HTML
14 49 (15.12%) iOS Development
15 48 (14.81%) ATG
15 48 (14.81%) Windows 7
16 46 (14.20%) High Availability
16 46 (14.20%) CMS
17 45 (13.89%) Objective-C
18 44 (13.58%) Active Directory
19 43 (13.27%) Finance
20 42 (12.96%) Spring
20 42 (12.96%) Microsoft
21 40 (12.35%) CSS
22 38 (11.73%) REST
23 37 (11.42%) Android
24 36 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

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 46 (14.20%) CMS
2 31 (9.57%) Confluence
3 24 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 21 (6.48%) JBoss
4 21 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (4.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (4.94%) Apache
7 10 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.09%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.16%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.93%) Drupal
10 3 (0.93%) SAS
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.31%) GIMP
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 19 (5.86%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.93%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.62%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.31%) assyst
5 1 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.47%) Office 365
3 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) iTunes
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) AdWords
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.95%) Internet
2 22 (6.79%) WebEx
3 17 (5.25%) Network Security
4 14 (4.32%) VPN
5 11 (3.40%) VoIP
6 8 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.85%) LAN
7 6 (1.85%) Wireless
8 5 (1.54%) DNS
8 5 (1.54%) Firewall
9 4 (1.23%) DHCP
9 4 (1.23%) HTTP
9 4 (1.23%) SAN
10 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.62%) PSTN
10 2 (0.62%) WAN
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.31%) NAS
11 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.49%) Endeca
2 13 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.54%) MySQL
5 4 (1.23%) Big Data
5 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.62%) Power BI
7 2 (0.62%) QlikView
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.62%) SQLite
8 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (18.83%) Git (software)
1 61 (18.83%) JIRA
2 33 (10.19%) Gradle
3 31 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.10%) Selenium
5 19 (5.86%) JUnit
5 19 (5.86%) Mockito
6 18 (5.56%) Spock
7 16 (4.94%) Maven
8 15 (4.63%) Subversion
9 14 (4.32%) git-flow
10 12 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.85%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.85%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.54%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.23%) Xcode
14 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.93%) Toad
14 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (13.27%) Finance
2 29 (8.95%) Marketing
3 28 (8.64%) Retail
4 25 (7.72%) Banking
5 11 (3.40%) Games
6 8 (2.47%) Legal
7 5 (1.54%) Law
8 4 (1.23%) Publishing
9 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Advertising
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (36.73%) Developer
2 56 (17.28%) Analyst
3 44 (13.58%) iOS Developer
4 33 (10.19%) Architect
5 27 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.79%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.17%) Consultant
8 18 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 16 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.94%) Technical Trainer
9 16 (4.94%) Trainer
10 15 (4.63%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.32%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.01%) Designer
13 12 (3.70%) IT Support
13 12 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.40%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.40%) Senior iOS Developer
14 11 (3.40%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.30%) Web Services
2 57 (17.59%) RESTful
3 50 (15.43%) J2EE
4 49 (15.12%) HTML
5 42 (12.96%) Spring
6 40 (12.35%) CSS
7 38 (11.73%) REST
8 27 (8.33%) SOAP
8 27 (8.33%) XML
9 21 (6.48%) .NET
9 21 (6.48%) JMS
9 21 (6.48%) JSON
10 20 (6.17%) Hibernate
10 20 (6.17%) HTML5
10 20 (6.17%) JDBC
11 16 (4.94%) JSP
12 14 (4.32%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.32%) Cocoa
12 14 (4.32%) CSS3
13 13 (4.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 89 (27.47%) iPhone
2 34 (10.49%) Blackberry
3 29 (8.95%) Mobile App
4 27 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (8.02%) User Experience
6 24 (7.41%) Virtual Team
7 19 (5.86%) Social Media
8 8 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.54%) Online Games
12 4 (1.23%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.93%) FMCG
13 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.93%) HTC Vive
13 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.62%) Animation
14 2 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.46%) Windows
2 65 (20.06%) Apple iOS
3 48 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 37 (11.42%) Android
5 22 (6.79%) Linux
6 20 (6.17%) Windows 10
7 14 (4.32%) Windows Server
7 14 (4.32%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.01%) Unix
9 12 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.31%) Solaris
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (33.64%) E-Commerce
3 63 (19.44%) TDD
4 53 (16.36%) Scrum
5 49 (15.12%) iOS Development
6 46 (14.20%) High Availability
7 35 (10.80%) BDD
8 33 (10.19%) Content Management
9 32 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (9.57%) Microservices
10 31 (9.57%) OO
10 31 (9.57%) Software Architecture
11 29 (8.95%) Test Automation
12 28 (8.64%) B2C
13 24 (7.41%) DevOps
13 24 (7.41%) ITIL
13 24 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (7.10%) Load Testing
14 23 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (6.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.78%) Java
2 55 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 45 (13.89%) Objective-C
4 36 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 21 (6.48%) SQL
6 18 (5.56%) C#
7 14 (4.32%) Groovy
8 8 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.54%) C++
11 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.62%) PHP
12 2 (0.62%) Python
12 2 (0.62%) Scala
12 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.31%) Lua
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.70%) Degree
3 11 (3.40%) MCP
4 8 (2.47%) MCSE
5 7 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.85%) MCITP
6 6 (1.85%) MCTS
7 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) CCIE
8 2 (0.62%) CCNA
8 2 (0.62%) CCNP
8 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.62%) MCDST
9 1 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.31%) CISM
9 1 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.49%) QA
2 7 (2.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.33%) Docker
3 10 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.85%) XenApp
6 4 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.93%) vSphere
8 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (8.33%) Ansible
2 13 (4.01%) SCCM
3 11 (3.40%) AirWatch
4 10 (3.09%) Puppet
5 5 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.54%) SCOM
6 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.23%) Terraform
7 3 (0.93%) WSUS
8 2 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.31%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (19.44%) Oracle
2 48 (14.81%) ATG
3 42 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.64%) Citrix
5 24 (7.41%) Apple
6 23 (7.10%) Adobe
7 19 (5.86%) Cisco
8 16 (4.94%) VMware
9 12 (3.70%) HP
10 10 (3.09%) Guidewire
10 10 (3.09%) Xamarin
11 9 (2.78%) Google
12 8 (2.47%) Atlassian
13 7 (2.16%) MobileIron
14 5 (1.54%) Bloomberg
15 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.23%) Reuters
16 3 (0.93%) Remedy
16 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
17 2 (0.62%) iManage
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