Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 580 505 485
Rank change year-on-year -75 -20 +51
Contract jobs citing iPad 275 381 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.22% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 189 147
England median daily rate £245 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £116 £126 £149
90th Percentile £570 £550 £513
UK median daily rate £245 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -34.67% +15.38% -11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 14
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.08% +5.71%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.20 £11.22
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.25 £23.35
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.08% +5.71%

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 30,454 31,152 29,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.35% 33.64% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,263 21,013 19,306
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £286 £263 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 890 898 1,031
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.38 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.55% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -44 165 £225 -47.06% 20
South East +8 47 £155 +12.32% 12
Midlands +8 24 £375 +25.00% 13
South West -64 22 £343 -13.56% 8
North of England -36 13 £325 - 25
East Midlands +12 11 £375 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -24 9 £375 +11.11% 8
West Midlands -28 6 - - 11
East of England -6 5 £207 -36.38% 4
North East +2 2 £325 -
North West -25 2 £133 -59.23% 17
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 128 (46.55%) E-Commerce
2 115 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (37.82%) Windows
4 94 (34.18%) iPhone
5 75 (27.27%) DevOps
6 74 (26.91%) Kubernetes
6 74 (26.91%) Java
7 66 (24.00%) Docker
8 63 (22.91%) Apple
9 62 (22.55%) Microsoft
9 62 (22.55%) Apple iOS
10 60 (21.82%) Active Directory
11 58 (21.09%) JavaScript
12 57 (20.73%) Banking
13 55 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
14 54 (19.64%) Windows 10
15 53 (19.27%) Jenkins
15 53 (19.27%) JIRA
16 52 (18.91%) TDD
17 51 (18.55%) Windows 7
17 51 (18.55%) Microservices
18 41 (14.91%) React
19 40 (14.55%) Confluence
20 39 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (13.45%) Git (software)
21 37 (13.45%) BDD
22 36 (13.09%) Node.js
22 36 (13.09%) RESTful
22 36 (13.09%) Spring
22 36 (13.09%) Scrum

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 40 (14.55%) Confluence
2 15 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.82%) CMS
6 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.09%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Magento
2 3 (1.09%) LatentZero
2 3 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.73%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.82%) Office 365
3 14 (5.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.73%) Apigee
5 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.91%) OpenShift
7 6 (2.18%) G Suite
7 6 (2.18%) GitHub
8 4 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.09%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.36%) Heroku
11 1 (0.36%) npm
11 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.55%) DNS
1 18 (6.55%) Internet
2 17 (6.18%) LAN
3 16 (5.82%) Wireless
4 14 (5.09%) DHCP
4 14 (5.09%) WAN
5 13 (4.73%) VPN
6 12 (4.36%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.64%) VoIP
9 9 (3.27%) Skype
10 8 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (2.91%) Intranet
10 8 (2.91%) WebEx
10 8 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.18%) ADSL
12 4 (1.45%) Broadband
12 4 (1.45%) Firewall
13 3 (1.09%) Network Security
14 2 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.64%) MySQL
3 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.18%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (1.09%) Cloud Spanner
7 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.09%) NewSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) Endeca
8 1 (0.36%) Informix
8 1 (0.36%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 53 (19.27%) Jenkins
1 53 (19.27%) JIRA
2 37 (13.45%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.55%) Maven
4 21 (7.64%) Gradle
5 17 (6.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (4.73%) Gerrit
7 9 (3.27%) fastlane
8 8 (2.91%) SonarQube
8 8 (2.91%) Travis CI
8 8 (2.91%) Xcode
9 7 (2.55%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.18%) JUnit
10 6 (2.18%) Mockito
11 5 (1.82%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.82%) CocoaPods
11 5 (1.82%) WebPagetest
12 4 (1.45%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.09%) git-flow
13 3 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (20.73%) Banking
2 32 (11.64%) Finance
3 19 (6.91%) Retail
4 8 (2.91%) Law
4 8 (2.91%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.18%) Billing
5 6 (2.18%) Marketing
6 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Legal
7 3 (1.09%) Publishing
8 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (20.36%) Developer
2 55 (20.00%) Analyst
3 49 (17.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (13.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 36 (13.09%) Architect
6 29 (10.55%) Support Engineer
7 26 (9.45%) IT Support
7 26 (9.45%) Support Analyst
8 25 (9.09%) Desktop Support
8 25 (9.09%) iOS Developer
8 25 (9.09%) Technical Architect
9 23 (8.36%) Service Analyst
10 22 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (7.64%) Java Engineer
12 18 (6.55%) IT Analyst
13 17 (6.18%) Desktop Engineer
13 17 (6.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 14 (5.09%) Technical Leader
15 13 (4.73%) Lead Architect
16 12 (4.36%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.91%) React
2 36 (13.09%) Node.js
2 36 (13.09%) RESTful
2 36 (13.09%) Spring
3 34 (12.36%) CSS
3 34 (12.36%) HTML
4 29 (10.55%) REST
5 23 (8.36%) Redux
6 22 (8.00%) .NET
7 21 (7.64%) Web Services
8 18 (6.55%) HTML5
9 16 (5.82%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.82%) CSS3
10 13 (4.73%) Ajax
11 12 (4.36%) .NET Core
12 10 (3.64%) jQuery
12 10 (3.64%) Spring Boot
13 9 (3.27%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET
13 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 94 (34.18%) iPhone
2 28 (10.18%) Blackberry
3 25 (9.09%) User Experience
4 24 (8.73%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.64%) Smartphone
7 9 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.91%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.91%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.18%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.82%) Apple TV
10 5 (1.82%) Fintech
10 5 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (1.82%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.09%) NHS
13 2 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 104 (37.82%) Windows
2 62 (22.55%) Apple iOS
3 54 (19.64%) Windows 10
4 51 (18.55%) Windows 7
5 32 (11.64%) Android
6 24 (8.73%) Mac OS X
7 13 (4.73%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.64%) Unix
9 9 (3.27%) Mac OS
10 8 (2.91%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.55%) Windows Phone
11 7 (2.55%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.82%) Linux
13 5 (1.82%) tvOS
14 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.55%) E-Commerce
2 115 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (27.27%) DevOps
4 52 (18.91%) TDD
5 51 (18.55%) Microservices
6 39 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (13.45%) BDD
8 36 (13.09%) Scrum
9 28 (10.18%) ITIL
10 27 (9.82%) iOS Development
11 26 (9.45%) B2C
12 23 (8.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 21 (7.64%) Open Source
13 21 (7.64%) SOA
13 21 (7.64%) Test Automation
14 19 (6.91%) Web Development
15 16 (5.82%) OO
16 15 (5.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.91%) Java
2 58 (21.09%) JavaScript
3 31 (11.27%) Groovy
4 28 (10.18%) Scala
5 27 (9.82%) Apple Swift
6 26 (9.45%) Python
7 15 (5.45%) Objective-C
8 14 (5.09%) C#
9 13 (4.73%) Java 8
10 7 (2.55%) PHP
10 7 (2.55%) SQL
11 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.09%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) C
14 1 (0.36%) C++
14 1 (0.36%) ES6
14 1 (0.36%) ES7
14 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (5.45%) Degree
2 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.27%) A+ Certification
4 9 (3.27%) MCSA
5 8 (2.91%) MCP
6 5 (1.82%) MCSE
7 4 (1.45%) ACSP
7 4 (1.45%) CCA
7 4 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.09%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.36%) AAT
10 1 (0.36%) ACCA
10 1 (0.36%) CCNA
10 1 (0.36%) CIMA
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.36%) MBA
10 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.09%) QA
1 14 (5.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 66 (24.00%) Docker
2 60 (21.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.55%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (26.91%) Kubernetes
2 26 (9.45%) SCCM
3 15 (5.45%) Ansible
4 14 (5.09%) Terraform
5 13 (4.73%) AirWatch
6 7 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.36%) Consul
9 1 (0.36%) Mesos
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.36%) Nagios
9 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.36%) OfficeScan
9 1 (0.36%) Opsview
9 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (22.91%) Apple
2 62 (22.55%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.91%) Google
4 23 (8.36%) Cisco
5 22 (8.00%) hybris
5 22 (8.00%) Oracle
6 19 (6.91%) Citrix
7 13 (4.73%) ATG
8 12 (4.36%) Demandware
9 10 (3.64%) McAfee
10 9 (3.27%) Adobe
10 9 (3.27%) Symantec
11 8 (2.91%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.91%) HP
11 8 (2.91%) VMware
12 6 (2.18%) IPFX
12 6 (2.18%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.18%) Sony
13 5 (1.82%) IBM
13 5 (1.82%) Mitel