The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 29 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 > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 131 127
Rank change year-on-year +32 -4  
Contract jobs citing iPad 17 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.77% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 1.96% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Scotland median daily rate £378 £263 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.80% +22.09%  
10th Percentile £304 £195 £208
90th Percentile £410 £330 £223
UK median daily rate £403 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.13 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.21% -20.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 629 1021 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.54% 34.52% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 804 489
Scotland median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
10th Percentile £250 £220 £200
90th Percentile £500 £499 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 48
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.42 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing iPad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for iPad in Scotland

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in Scotland

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPad in Scotland

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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
Glasgow +10 14 £378 +43.80%
Edinburgh +4 2 - -
iPad
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for iPad.

1 24 (92.31%) Objective-C
1 24 (92.31%) Apple iOS
1 24 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 20 (76.92%) iPhone
3 16 (61.54%) Apple Swift
4 13 (50.00%) Core Data
4 13 (50.00%) Cocoa
5 12 (46.15%) OO
6 11 (42.31%) UIKit
6 11 (42.31%) Data Protection
7 10 (38.46%) JSON
7 10 (38.46%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (38.46%) XML
7 10 (38.46%) OOD
7 10 (38.46%) MVC
8 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) REST
9 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 6 (23.08%) AirWatch
10 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) Animation
11 4 (15.38%) Core Animation
11 4 (15.38%) C
11 4 (15.38%) iTunes
12 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
12 3 (11.54%) Xcode
12 3 (11.54%) Apple
12 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
12 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.85%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Xcode
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) iOS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 13 (50.00%) Core Data
2 11 (42.31%) UIKit
3 10 (38.46%) Cocoa Touch
3 10 (38.46%) JSON
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) REST
5 4 (15.38%) Core Animation
6 2 (7.69%) Flash
7 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) iPhone
2 4 (15.38%) Animation
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Apple TV
5 1 (3.85%) CMDB
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 11 (42.31%) Data Protection
4 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) OOD
5 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Android Development
7 2 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 2 (7.69%) Physics
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) B2C
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Objective-C
2 16 (61.54%) Apple Swift
3 4 (15.38%) C
4 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Lotus