The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 25 April 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 1.34% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 4.20% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +40.46% -3.70%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 221 238 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 38.24% 31.78% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 118 123
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.71 £37.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iPad in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in Hertfordshire

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for iPad.

1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Spring
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) AWS Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Middleware Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (15.38%) Node.js
4 2 (15.38%) Pyramid
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) SOLID
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Go
4 2 (15.38%) Lua
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Packer
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) JDA