Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 505 483 463
Rank change year-on-year -22 -20 +6
Contract jobs citing iPad 381 362 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.20% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 187 308
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £123 £185 £196
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 18
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +32.44% -17.20%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.52 £9.51
90th Percentile £22.47 £22.08 £16.30
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.88 £13.50
% change year-on-year +4.59% +32.44% -19.40%

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 32,568 30,244 34,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.27% 34.48% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,399 19,775 23,056
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £265 £258
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,033 1,037 1,137
England median hourly rate £22.95 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.69% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -50 222 £500 +11.11% 27
South East -2 52 £138 -60.00% 9
North of England -30 39 £400 +23.08% 22
South West +8 35 £450 +25.44% 7
Midlands +2 25 £150 -60.00% 17
West Midlands -5 22 £150 -62.50% 12
North West -23 21 £450 +38.46% 18
Yorkshire -20 18 £400 +3.90% 4
East of England +4 8 £145 -17.14% 7
East Midlands -3 3 £375 +7.14% 5
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 197 (51.71%) E-Commerce
2 193 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (33.86%) iPhone
4 115 (30.18%) Amazon AWS
5 113 (29.66%) Windows
6 111 (29.13%) Scrum
7 110 (28.87%) DevOps
8 106 (27.82%) Docker
9 105 (27.56%) Kubernetes
10 101 (26.51%) TDD
11 90 (23.62%) Apple iOS
12 86 (22.57%) Python
13 84 (22.05%) JIRA
14 82 (21.52%) BDD
15 80 (21.00%) Git (software)
16 74 (19.42%) Groovy
17 73 (19.16%) Confluence
18 66 (17.32%) Node.js
18 66 (17.32%) RESTful
19 65 (17.06%) Jenkins
19 65 (17.06%) Java
19 65 (17.06%) Microsoft
19 65 (17.06%) Sonatype Nexus
20 63 (16.54%) Active Directory
21 61 (16.01%) Cloud Foundry
21 61 (16.01%) Microservices
21 61 (16.01%) Windows 7
22 59 (15.49%) Bash Shell
22 59 (15.49%) JavaScript
23 58 (15.22%) Apple

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 73 (19.16%) Confluence
2 61 (16.01%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (7.61%) CMS
4 14 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.41%) MS Exchange
6 12 (3.15%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.36%) HipChat
2 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.99%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.31%) Endur
3 4 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.79%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 115 (30.18%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.66%) npm
3 30 (7.87%) Office 365
4 27 (7.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (4.99%) GitHub
5 19 (4.99%) Heroku
5 19 (4.99%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (2.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.77%) VPN
2 18 (4.72%) LAN
2 18 (4.72%) WAN
3 13 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.41%) VoIP
4 12 (3.15%) DHCP
4 12 (3.15%) DNS
5 10 (2.62%) Internet
5 10 (2.62%) Skype
6 8 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (1.84%) Intranet
7 7 (1.84%) Wireless
8 4 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.79%) ADSL
9 3 (0.79%) HTTP
9 3 (0.79%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.79%) SMS
10 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.36%) Endeca
3 8 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.31%) MySQL
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.79%) QlikView
6 2 (0.52%) Big Data
6 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 84 (22.05%) JIRA
2 80 (21.00%) Git (software)
3 65 (17.06%) Jenkins
3 65 (17.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 42 (11.02%) SonarQube
5 32 (8.40%) Xcode
6 27 (7.09%) Gerrit
7 25 (6.56%) Maven
8 24 (6.30%) Ant
9 19 (4.99%) GitLab
10 17 (4.46%) Mockito
11 13 (3.41%) JUnit
12 12 (3.15%) gulp
13 10 (2.62%) Selenium
14 9 (2.36%) Bitbucket
14 9 (2.36%) Gradle
14 9 (2.36%) Spock
15 8 (2.10%) IBM UrbanCode
16 6 (1.57%) Grunt
16 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (12.34%) Banking
2 46 (12.07%) Finance
3 19 (4.99%) Publishing
4 18 (4.72%) Retail
5 10 (2.62%) Law
6 6 (1.57%) Marketing
6 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.31%) Advertising
8 4 (1.05%) Billing
8 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (30.97%) Developer
2 70 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (17.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 63 (16.54%) Analyst
5 44 (11.55%) iOS Developer
6 35 (9.19%) Architect
7 34 (8.92%) Desktop Support
7 34 (8.92%) Support Engineer
8 29 (7.61%) .NET Architect
9 26 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
9 26 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 24 (6.30%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (6.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 24 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (6.04%) Technical Architect
12 20 (5.25%) Business Analyst
12 20 (5.25%) Service Analyst
13 18 (4.72%) .NET Technical Architect
13 18 (4.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.32%) Node.js
1 66 (17.32%) RESTful
2 50 (13.12%) REST
3 49 (12.86%) Web Services
4 42 (11.02%) .NET
4 42 (11.02%) React
5 39 (10.24%) ASP.NET
6 35 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (8.66%) .NET Framework
8 31 (8.14%) Cocoa
9 30 (7.87%) Spring
10 29 (7.61%) .NET Core
11 25 (6.56%) HTML
12 21 (5.51%) CSS
13 17 (4.46%) React Native
14 13 (3.41%) Apache Cordova
14 13 (3.41%) HTML5
15 12 (3.15%) AngularJS
16 11 (2.89%) CSS3
16 11 (2.89%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 129 (33.86%) iPhone
2 38 (9.97%) Mobile App
3 35 (9.19%) User Experience
4 29 (7.61%) Blackberry
5 24 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (4.46%) Smartphone
8 15 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.62%) Fintech
10 9 (2.36%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.36%) Social Media
10 9 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.57%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.57%) Robotics
12 5 (1.31%) NHS
12 5 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.05%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.79%) Animation
14 3 (0.79%) PDA
15 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.66%) Windows
2 90 (23.62%) Apple iOS
3 61 (16.01%) Windows 7
4 49 (12.86%) Android
5 44 (11.55%) Windows 10
6 23 (6.04%) Linux
7 21 (5.51%) Mac OS X
7 21 (5.51%) Unix
8 18 (4.72%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.41%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.57%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.31%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (51.71%) E-Commerce
2 193 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (29.13%) Scrum
4 110 (28.87%) DevOps
5 101 (26.51%) TDD
6 82 (21.52%) BDD
7 61 (16.01%) Microservices
8 58 (15.22%) iOS Development
9 53 (13.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 48 (12.60%) ITIL
11 39 (10.24%) Mobile Development
12 36 (9.45%) OO
13 34 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (7.87%) Unit Testing
15 27 (7.09%) Test Automation
16 26 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (6.56%) Content Management
18 24 (6.30%) Acceptance Criteria
19 23 (6.04%) SOA
20 21 (5.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.57%) Python
2 74 (19.42%) Groovy
3 65 (17.06%) Java
4 59 (15.49%) Bash Shell
4 59 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 51 (13.39%) Ruby
6 50 (13.12%) Objective-C
7 48 (12.60%) Apple Swift
7 48 (12.60%) C#
8 12 (3.15%) C++
9 9 (2.36%) Java 8
9 9 (2.36%) SQL
10 7 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.31%) C
11 5 (1.31%) Go
12 3 (0.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) ES6
13 1 (0.26%) ES7
13 1 (0.26%) Scala
13 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (3.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (3.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.89%) Degree
3 7 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.05%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.26%) MCSA
7 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.77%) QA
2 19 (4.99%) GCP
3 14 (3.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.52%) PSD2
System Software
1 106 (27.82%) Docker
2 63 (16.54%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.15%) BitLocker
3 12 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.05%) vSphere
6 4 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 105 (27.56%) Kubernetes
2 43 (11.29%) Ansible
3 38 (9.97%) SCCM
4 24 (6.30%) Consul
4 24 (6.30%) Mesos
5 3 (0.79%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.79%) Terraform
6 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 65 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.22%) Apple
3 35 (9.19%) IBM
4 34 (8.92%) Atlassian
5 27 (7.09%) Oracle
6 23 (6.04%) Citrix
7 17 (4.46%) Adobe
7 17 (4.46%) Blue Prism
8 15 (3.94%) ATG
9 14 (3.67%) HP
10 12 (3.15%) VMware
11 10 (2.62%) Mitel
12 8 (2.10%) Google
13 7 (1.84%) Sencha
14 6 (1.57%) Automation Anywhere
14 6 (1.57%) Cisco
14 6 (1.57%) UiPath
15 5 (1.31%) OpenLink
15 5 (1.31%) ServiceNow
16 4 (1.05%) Xamarin