Period
to 17 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPad over the 6 months to 17 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
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 479 517
Rank change year-on-year -17 +38 -125
Contract jobs citing iPad 384 481 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.33% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 311 224
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.98% -4.06%
10th Percentile £164 £178 £183
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -1.03% +11.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 52
UK median hourly rate £18.47 £13.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.81% -19.83% -2.38%
10th Percentile £12.52 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £22.08 £15.25 £32.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £13.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year +32.44% -12.25% -9.07%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31939 36078 35982
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.16% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20879 23669 22454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £255 £238
90th Percentile £640 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1193 1378
UK median hourly rate £21.28 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.42 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iPad in the UK

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPad in the UK

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPad in the UK

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPad in the UK

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPad in the UK

iPad
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England -3 352 £409 +5.48% 36
London +14 217 £450 +5.88% 22
UK excluding London -29 159 £359 -1.03% 16
North of England +39 55 £325 -13.33% 1
North West +28 36 £325 - 1
South West -10 31 £371 -5.41% 3
South East -3 25 £360 +10.77% 7
Scotland +33 20 £378 +39.81% 2
Yorkshire +16 16 £398 -3.64%
Midlands +12 11 £400 +23.08% 3
East of England -22 9 £447 +37.54%
West Midlands +28 6 £438 +7.69% 2
East Midlands -15 5 £375 +20.97% 1
Wales -7 4 £150 -33.33%
Northern Ireland - 4 £78 -
North East +53 1 £538 +72.00%

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for iPad.

1 152 (39.58%) iPhone
2 143 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (27.86%) Apple iOS
4 101 (26.30%) Windows
5 91 (23.70%) Java
5 91 (23.70%) iOS Development
6 89 (23.18%) RESTful
7 88 (22.92%) TDD
7 88 (22.92%) Objective-C
8 80 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 77 (20.05%) Apple Swift
10 73 (19.01%) Web Services
11 71 (18.49%) Git (software)
12 69 (17.97%) JIRA
13 68 (17.71%) Scrum
14 66 (17.19%) Windows 7
15 65 (16.93%) Oracle
16 60 (15.63%) OO
17 55 (14.32%) J2EE
18 54 (14.06%) Active Directory
19 51 (13.28%) Microsoft
20 50 (13.02%) Finance
21 49 (12.76%) Apple
22 48 (12.50%) JavaScript
23 47 (12.24%) BDD
24 46 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
24 46 (11.98%) Cocoa
24 46 (11.98%) User Experience
25 45 (11.72%) ATG
25 45 (11.72%) Content Management

iPad
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 43 (11.20%) CMS
2 35 (9.11%) Confluence
3 25 (6.51%) JBoss
3 25 (6.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 23 (5.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.65%) MS Exchange
8 13 (3.39%) Apache
9 9 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (2.34%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.82%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (1.04%) Drupal
13 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.78%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 23 (5.99%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.30%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.78%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
5 2 (0.52%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.21%) Office 365
2 13 (3.39%) GitHub
3 12 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.78%) iTunes
6 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.03%) Internet
2 21 (5.47%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.95%) Network Security
4 18 (4.69%) VPN
5 12 (3.13%) DNS
5 12 (3.13%) WebEx
6 11 (2.86%) DHCP
7 8 (2.08%) Firewall
8 7 (1.82%) VoIP
9 6 (1.56%) VLAN
10 5 (1.30%) Wireless
11 4 (1.04%) HTTP
11 4 (1.04%) LAN
11 4 (1.04%) LDAP
11 4 (1.04%) SAN
12 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.78%) NAS
13 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.52%) IPsec
13 2 (0.52%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.29%) Endeca
2 27 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.13%) MySQL
4 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.52%) Power BI
7 2 (0.52%) QlikView
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 71 (18.49%) Git (software)
2 69 (17.97%) JIRA
3 36 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 36 (9.38%) Xcode
4 28 (7.29%) Gradle
5 26 (6.77%) Selenium
6 23 (5.99%) JUnit
6 23 (5.99%) Mockito
7 22 (5.73%) Spock
8 17 (4.43%) git-flow
9 13 (3.39%) Bitbucket
9 13 (3.39%) Subversion
10 9 (2.34%) Maven
11 7 (1.82%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.30%) Grunt
12 5 (1.30%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.04%) gulp
13 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 50 (13.02%) Finance
2 32 (8.33%) Retail
3 24 (6.25%) Banking
4 21 (5.47%) Publishing
5 14 (3.65%) Games
5 14 (3.65%) Marketing
6 6 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.56%) Legal
6 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.30%) Law
8 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.26%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 179 (46.61%) Developer
2 91 (23.70%) iOS Developer
3 52 (13.54%) Analyst
4 35 (9.11%) Architect
5 27 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 21 (5.47%) Support Analyst
7 20 (5.21%) Desktop Support
8 17 (4.43%) Java Developer
9 15 (3.91%) .NET Developer
9 15 (3.91%) IT Support
9 15 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (3.91%) Senior iOS Developer
10 14 (3.65%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.65%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.86%) Objective-C Developer
13 10 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (2.60%) Service Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (23.18%) RESTful
2 73 (19.01%) Web Services
3 55 (14.32%) J2EE
4 46 (11.98%) Cocoa
5 42 (10.94%) Spring
6 41 (10.68%) HTML
6 41 (10.68%) REST
7 35 (9.11%) CSS
7 35 (9.11%) SOAP
8 31 (8.07%) XML
9 27 (7.03%) .NET
10 25 (6.51%) JSON
11 22 (5.73%) JDBC
12 20 (5.21%) AngularJS
13 18 (4.69%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.43%) HTML5
15 16 (4.17%) ASP.NET
15 16 (4.17%) Core Data
16 14 (3.65%) Cocoa Touch
16 14 (3.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 152 (39.58%) iPhone
2 46 (11.98%) User Experience
3 37 (9.64%) Blackberry
4 31 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (5.99%) Virtual Team
6 22 (5.73%) Social Media
7 20 (5.21%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.34%) Animation
11 7 (1.82%) FMCG
11 7 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.30%) Online Games
13 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.04%) Web 2.0
14 3 (0.78%) HTC Vive
15 2 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
15 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (27.86%) Apple iOS
2 101 (26.30%) Windows
3 66 (17.19%) Windows 7
4 29 (7.55%) Windows 10
5 27 (7.03%) Linux
6 24 (6.25%) Android
6 24 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.17%) Unix
8 15 (3.91%) Windows Server
9 12 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.30%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.04%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (23.70%) iOS Development
3 88 (22.92%) TDD
4 80 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 68 (17.71%) Scrum
6 60 (15.63%) OO
7 47 (12.24%) BDD
8 46 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (11.72%) Content Management
10 44 (11.46%) High Availability
11 42 (10.94%) ITIL
12 38 (9.90%) OOD
13 37 (9.64%) MVC
14 34 (8.85%) Test Automation
15 33 (8.59%) Microservices
15 33 (8.59%) Software Architecture
16 30 (7.81%) SOA
17 29 (7.55%) B2C
17 29 (7.55%) OOP
18 26 (6.77%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.70%) Java
2 88 (22.92%) Objective-C
3 77 (20.05%) Apple Swift
4 48 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.77%) SQL
6 23 (5.99%) C#
7 12 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.34%) PHP
8 9 (2.34%) Python
9 7 (1.82%) Groovy
10 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.30%) C++
12 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.78%) Perl
13 3 (0.78%) Scala
14 2 (0.52%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.52%) Ruby
15 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.21%) Degree
2 18 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.82%) MCP
6 6 (1.56%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.04%) CCNA
8 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.04%) MCDST
8 4 (1.04%) MCITP
8 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) MCSE
10 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.52%) CCENT
10 2 (0.52%) CCIE
10 2 (0.52%) CCNP
10 2 (0.52%) MCSA
10 2 (0.52%) MCTS
10 2 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.16%) QA
2 6 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) GPG13
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.64%) Docker
3 20 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.82%) XenApp
6 5 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.04%) vSphere
8 2 (0.52%) Samba
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (7.81%) Ansible
2 24 (6.25%) SCCM
3 16 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.34%) Puppet
5 8 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.56%) Terraform
7 5 (1.30%) SCOM
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.78%) WSUS
9 2 (0.52%) DameWare
9 2 (0.52%) Icinga
9 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.52%) Nagios
9 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.52%) Salt
9 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (16.93%) Oracle
2 51 (13.28%) Microsoft
3 49 (12.76%) Apple
4 45 (11.72%) ATG
5 26 (6.77%) VMware
6 23 (5.99%) Cisco
7 22 (5.73%) Citrix
8 19 (4.95%) HP
9 14 (3.65%) Adobe
10 10 (2.60%) Bloomberg
11 8 (2.08%) Guidewire
11 8 (2.08%) Reuters
12 7 (1.82%) SAP
13 6 (1.56%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.56%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.56%) Dell
13 6 (1.56%) MobileIron
13 6 (1.56%) Xamarin
14 4 (1.04%) F5
14 4 (1.04%) Google