The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
England / South East
Rank 218 247 213
Rank change year-on-year +29 -34  
Contract jobs citing iPad 22 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Median daily rate £325 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £378 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £13.54
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 - £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 - £15.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £13.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +36.52% +1.92%  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2376 2763 2755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.73% 29.96% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1651 1434
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 160
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +97.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.26 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the South East

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPad in the South East

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in the South East

iPad
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £335 +3.07% 1
Hampshire +13 5 £175 -53.33%
Berkshire +26 2 £325 -14.47% 1
Surrey +8 1 £405 +35.00% 3
Kent +7 1 £450 +26.31%
West Sussex +2 1 - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for iPad.

1 25 (64.10%) iPhone
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
3 17 (43.59%) Android
3 17 (43.59%) Apple iOS
4 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
4 14 (35.90%) MS Office
5 13 (33.33%) User Experience
6 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
6 11 (28.21%) Banking
7 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) Scrum
8 9 (23.08%) Android Development
8 9 (23.08%) iOS Development
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (17.95%) SCCM
10 6 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
10 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
11 5 (12.82%) Dell
11 5 (12.82%) VPN
11 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
11 5 (12.82%) Altiris
11 5 (12.82%) QA
11 5 (12.82%) Law
11 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
11 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Gradle
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Law
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
4 3 (7.69%) Spanish Language
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
5 2 (5.13%) Games
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Designer
1 11 (28.21%) UI Designer
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) UI/UX Designer
2 9 (23.08%) UX Designer
3 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Mobile Designer
4 7 (17.95%) Mobile UI Designer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Support
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile UX Designer
5 5 (12.82%) UI Developer
5 5 (12.82%) UI/UX Developer
5 5 (12.82%) UX Developer
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior UI Designer
7 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.56%) Grails
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) Mason
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.56%) WinForms
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) iPhone
2 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
3 13 (33.33%) User Experience
4 7 (17.95%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
6 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Android
2 17 (43.59%) Apple iOS
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.08%) Android Development
1 9 (23.08%) iOS Development
1 9 (23.08%) Scrum
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
6 3 (7.69%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) API Development
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.13%) HOOD
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Groovy
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Altiris
2 5 (12.82%) Dell
3 4 (10.26%) Adobe
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Nokia
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Samsung
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec