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 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 397 447
Rank change year-on-year -52 +50  
Contract jobs citing iPad 162 269 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.50% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 169 107
Median daily rate £398 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £195 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £215
% change year-on-year +1.35% +72.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Median hourly rate £16.13 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.21% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.40 £15.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £14.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year -0.46% -18.45%  

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 15673 17924 17489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.27% 33.28% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10151 11761 11017
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 591 619
Median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 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
England -53 140 £415 +9.21% 43
London -1 94 £450 +7.78% 23
City of London +15 19 £406 +51.86%
Scotland +31 17 £378 +43.80%
Glasgow +8 14 £378 +43.80%
South West -14 12 £310 -21.01% 4
South East -4 10 £345 -9.21% 6
Yorkshire +1 9 £385 -6.66%
West Yorkshire +2 6 £395 -4.24%
North West +11 5 £425 +30.76% 5
Leeds +1 5 £395 -4.24%
Croydon -14 5 £485 +19.75%
Milton Keynes -15 5 £345 +25.45%
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £345 +25.45%
Dorset -5 4 £310 -21.01%
Bournemouth -7 4 £310 -21.01%
East Midlands -11 4 £381 +43.86%
Northern Ireland - 4 £78 -
County Antrim - 4 £78 -
Belfast - 4 £78 -
South Yorkshire +8 3 £375 -
Nottingham +2 3 £388 +46.22%
Nottinghamshire -1 3 £388 +46.22%
Wiltshire -1 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £190 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £375 -
Gloucester - 3 £190 -
West End of London - 3 £588 -
Manchester +9 2 £350 -1.40% 5
Surrey +8 2 £405 +62.00% 2

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for iPad.

1 127 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.15%) iPhone
3 110 (30.05%) E-Commerce
4 93 (25.41%) Java
5 91 (24.86%) Apple iOS
6 86 (23.50%) Windows
7 72 (19.67%) iOS Development
8 71 (19.40%) Web Services
9 67 (18.31%) Objective-C
10 66 (18.03%) Oracle
11 61 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 61 (16.67%) TDD
12 59 (16.12%) JIRA
13 55 (15.03%) RESTful
13 55 (15.03%) Windows 7
14 54 (14.75%) Finance
14 54 (14.75%) JavaScript
15 52 (14.21%) J2EE
16 51 (13.93%) Scrum
17 50 (13.66%) ATG
17 50 (13.66%) Apple Swift
18 48 (13.11%) Active Directory
19 47 (12.84%) HTML
20 46 (12.57%) REST
21 45 (12.30%) Microsoft
21 45 (12.30%) CMS
22 44 (12.02%) High Availability
23 43 (11.75%) Spring
23 43 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
24 41 (11.20%) Android

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 45 (12.30%) CMS
2 32 (8.74%) Confluence
3 24 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 22 (6.01%) JBoss
4 22 (6.01%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (4.37%) Apache
7 15 (4.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (3.01%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.73%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.46%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.82%) SAS
14 2 (0.55%) Drupal
14 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 43 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) GIMP
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 20 (5.46%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.82%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.55%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.46%) Office 365
3 6 (1.64%) iTunes
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) AdWords
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.20%) Internet
2 21 (5.74%) WebEx
3 14 (3.83%) Network Security
3 14 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.83%) VPN
4 11 (3.01%) VoIP
5 7 (1.91%) DNS
6 6 (1.64%) DHCP
6 6 (1.64%) LAN
6 6 (1.64%) Wireless
7 5 (1.37%) Firewall
8 4 (1.09%) HTTP
8 4 (1.09%) SAN
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.55%) LDAP
9 2 (0.55%) PSTN
9 2 (0.55%) WAN
10 1 (0.27%) NAS
10 1 (0.27%) Skype
10 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.56%) Endeca
2 15 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.64%) MySQL
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.09%) Big Data
5 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.55%) Power BI
7 2 (0.55%) QlikView
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.55%) SQLite
8 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 61 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 59 (16.12%) JIRA
3 34 (9.29%) Gradle
4 32 (8.74%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.56%) Selenium
6 20 (5.46%) JUnit
6 20 (5.46%) Mockito
7 19 (5.19%) Spock
8 17 (4.64%) Subversion
9 16 (4.37%) Maven
10 14 (3.83%) git-flow
11 12 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (2.46%) Xcode
13 6 (1.64%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.64%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.82%) Toad
15 3 (0.82%) WebDriver
16 2 (0.55%) Android Studio
General
1 54 (14.75%) Finance
2 33 (9.02%) Banking
3 29 (7.92%) Marketing
4 26 (7.10%) Retail
5 11 (3.01%) Games
6 8 (2.19%) Legal
7 7 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.37%) Law
9 4 (1.09%) Publishing
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
10 2 (0.55%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 145 (39.62%) Developer
2 65 (17.76%) iOS Developer
3 60 (16.39%) Analyst
4 33 (9.02%) Architect
5 28 (7.65%) Senior Developer
6 24 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.74%) Consultant
8 19 (5.19%) Desktop Support
9 16 (4.37%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.10%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.10%) Technical Trainer
10 15 (4.10%) Trainer
11 14 (3.83%) IT Support
12 13 (3.55%) Designer
13 12 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
14 11 (3.01%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.01%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (19.40%) Web Services
2 55 (15.03%) RESTful
3 52 (14.21%) J2EE
4 47 (12.84%) HTML
5 46 (12.57%) REST
6 43 (11.75%) Spring
7 38 (10.38%) CSS
7 38 (10.38%) XML
8 32 (8.74%) JSON
9 30 (8.20%) SOAP
10 25 (6.83%) Cocoa
11 24 (6.56%) .NET
12 21 (5.74%) JDBC
12 21 (5.74%) JMS
13 20 (5.46%) Hibernate
14 18 (4.92%) Core Data
15 17 (4.64%) HTML5
16 16 (4.37%) JSP
17 15 (4.10%) AngularJS
18 14 (3.83%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 114 (31.15%) iPhone
2 36 (9.84%) Blackberry
3 34 (9.29%) Mobile App
4 28 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (6.83%) Virtual Team
6 24 (6.56%) User Experience
7 20 (5.46%) Social Media
8 8 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.91%) Animation
9 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.37%) Online Games
12 4 (1.09%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.82%) FMCG
13 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.82%) HTC Vive
13 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.86%) Apple iOS
2 86 (23.50%) Windows
3 55 (15.03%) Windows 7
4 41 (11.20%) Android
5 22 (6.01%) Linux
6 20 (5.46%) Windows 10
7 17 (4.64%) Unix
8 16 (4.37%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.83%) Windows Server
9 14 (3.83%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.91%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (30.05%) E-Commerce
3 72 (19.67%) iOS Development
4 61 (16.67%) TDD
5 51 (13.93%) Scrum
6 44 (12.02%) High Availability
7 40 (10.93%) OO
8 36 (9.84%) BDD
8 36 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (9.29%) Content Management
10 33 (9.02%) Software Architecture
11 32 (8.74%) Microservices
12 30 (8.20%) B2C
13 29 (7.92%) MVC
14 28 (7.65%) Test Automation
15 27 (7.38%) DevOps
15 27 (7.38%) ITIL
16 25 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (6.56%) Load Testing
17 24 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.41%) Java
2 67 (18.31%) Objective-C
3 54 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.66%) Apple Swift
5 22 (6.01%) SQL
6 20 (5.46%) C#
7 14 (3.83%) Groovy
8 12 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.91%) C++
9 7 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.37%) Python
11 4 (1.09%) C
11 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.82%) PHP
12 3 (0.82%) Ruby
13 2 (0.55%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.55%) Scala
13 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.37%) Degree
3 13 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.01%) MCP
5 8 (2.19%) MCSE
6 7 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.64%) MCITP
7 6 (1.64%) MCTS
8 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.55%) CCIE
9 2 (0.55%) CCNA
9 2 (0.55%) CCNP
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.55%) MCDST
10 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.27%) CISM
10 1 (0.27%) CISSP
10 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.84%) QA
2 7 (1.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 48 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.20%) Docker
3 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.64%) XenApp
6 4 (1.09%) vSphere
6 4 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.65%) Ansible
2 17 (4.64%) AirWatch
3 16 (4.37%) SCCM
4 11 (3.01%) Puppet
5 6 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.37%) SCOM
6 5 (1.37%) Terraform
7 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.82%) WSUS
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.55%) DameWare
9 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (18.03%) Oracle
2 50 (13.66%) ATG
3 45 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 30 (8.20%) Apple
5 28 (7.65%) Citrix
6 24 (6.56%) Adobe
7 19 (5.19%) Cisco
8 17 (4.64%) HP
8 17 (4.64%) VMware
9 10 (2.73%) Guidewire
9 10 (2.73%) Xamarin
10 9 (2.46%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.46%) Google
11 8 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.19%) MobileIron
11 8 (2.19%) Reuters
12 4 (1.09%) Autodesk
12 4 (1.09%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.82%) Remedy
13 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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