Period
to 20 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 6 months to 20 August 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 207 209
Rank change year-on-year +39 +2 -30
Contract jobs citing iPad 36 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 1.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 9
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.16% +23.33%
10th Percentile £119 £237 £139
90th Percentile £405 £400 £500
England median daily rate £413 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.59% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
North West median hourly rate £18.68 £14.00 £16.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.43% -14.14% +5.19%
England median hourly rate £18.47 £13.50 £16.90
% change year-on-year +36.81% -20.09% -0.62%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1854 2389 2212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.26% 31.91% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1452 1267
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £225 £233 £235
90th Percentile £547 £530 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 110 128
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.39 £47.33
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.71
% change year-on-year - +6.92% -6.48%

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing iPad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for iPad in the North West

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the North West

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad in the North West over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPad in the North West

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in the North West

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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
Manchester +20 22 £311 -15.59% 1
Cheshire +25 7 £325 -
Merseyside -3 6 £388 +34.78% 1
Lancashire +4 1 £625 +127.27%
iPad
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 North West region with a requirement for iPad.

1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.67%) C#
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) JIRA
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) iPhone
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Citrix
8 4 (11.11%) Games
9 3 (8.33%) Finance
9 3 (8.33%) CMS
9 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) QA

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Magento Developer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Cocoa
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) JSP
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) Velocity
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) iPhone
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Handset
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.11%) BDD
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.56%) Kanban
6 2 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) QA Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCDST
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GPG13
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Altiris
4 1 (2.78%) AppSense
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.78%) Hummingbird
4 1 (2.78%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.78%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau