Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 671 518
Rank change year-on-year +169 -153 -12
Contract jobs citing iPad 80 185 429
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.62% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 73 122
Median daily rate £425 £178 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +139.44% -58.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £131 £123 £123
90th Percentile £538 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £200
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% -42.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -9.09% +2.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +133.33% -9.09% -7.72%

iPad is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,662 29,831 33,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.08% 31.95% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,451 19,126 21,590
Median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.68%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £268
90th Percentile £706 £663 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 1,057 1,058
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.86 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.65% -3.00% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.78 £11.71
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +8.11%

iPad
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iPad in the UK

iPad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing iPad.

Daily rate trend for iPad in the UK

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing iPad over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for iPad in the UK

iPad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing iPad.

Hourly rate trend for iPad in the UK

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing iPad over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +173 71 £425 +136.11% 25
UK excluding London +160 37 £150 -16.67% 23
London +139 36 £490 +180.00% 2
North of England +116 17 £513 +148.48% 7
Work from Home +9 12 £503 - 4
North East - 11 - -
Midlands +81 9 £140 -44.00% 4
West Midlands +61 6 £140 - 1
Yorkshire +76 4 £513 +74.47%
East of England +65 4 - - 7
East Midlands +56 3 £425 +70.00% 3
South East +134 2 £400 +122.22% 2
North West +64 2 - - 7
Scotland +60 2 - -
South West +48 2 £210 -35.38% 3
Wales +36 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing iPad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for iPad.

1 43 (53.75%) iPhone
2 27 (33.75%) Windows
3 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 25 (31.25%) DevOps
5 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
6 22 (27.50%) Azure
7 21 (26.25%) Apple iOS
7 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
7 21 (26.25%) Kubernetes
8 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 18 (22.50%) Apple
9 18 (22.50%) Office 365
10 17 (21.25%) Docker
10 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
11 16 (20.00%) OpenShift
11 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (18.75%) Java
12 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 15 (18.75%) GCP
13 14 (17.50%) AWS
13 14 (17.50%) Banking
13 14 (17.50%) Migration
14 13 (16.25%) Google
14 13 (16.25%) iOS Development
15 12 (15.00%) RESTful
15 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
15 12 (15.00%) Apple Swift
16 11 (13.75%) CircleCI
16 11 (13.75%) Mac OS X

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 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) nginx
2 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.75%) Camtasia
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Azure
2 18 (22.50%) Office 365
3 16 (20.00%) OpenShift
4 15 (18.75%) GCP
5 14 (17.50%) AWS
6 5 (6.25%) OneDrive
7 4 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (5.00%) GitHub
7 4 (5.00%) PaaS
8 3 (3.75%) npm
9 2 (2.50%) G Suite
9 2 (2.50%) IaaS
10 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.25%) Logic Apps
10 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Intranet
2 4 (5.00%) LAN
2 4 (5.00%) VPN
3 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.25%) 4G
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.25%) Skype
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
5 1 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.75%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.75%) CircleCI
4 10 (12.50%) Travis CI
5 8 (10.00%) Xcode
6 7 (8.75%) gulp
7 4 (5.00%) fastlane
7 4 (5.00%) JIRA
8 3 (3.75%) Gradle
8 3 (3.75%) Maven
8 3 (3.75%) Mocha
8 3 (3.75%) webpack
9 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.50%) CocoaPods
9 2 (2.50%) GoCD
9 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.25%) GitLab
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.50%) Banking
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.50%) International Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) iOS Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Administrator
4 5 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (5.00%) Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 4 (5.00%) Software Consultant
6 3 (3.75%) Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (3.75%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (3.75%) IT Support
6 3 (3.75%) IT Trainer
6 3 (3.75%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Trainer
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) RESTful
2 10 (12.50%) React
3 9 (11.25%) Node.js
3 9 (11.25%) REST
4 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 5 (6.25%) Cocoa
5 5 (6.25%) HTML
5 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 4 (5.00%) .NET
6 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) Kafka
6 4 (5.00%) SOAP
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) Jest
7 3 (3.75%) React Native
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.75%) Vue.js
8 2 (2.50%) Flutter
8 2 (2.50%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (53.75%) iPhone
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) User Experience
4 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.00%) BYOD
5 4 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Apple iOS
3 11 (13.75%) Mac OS X
4 10 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.25%) Android
6 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) DevOps
2 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
3 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.50%) Migration
6 13 (16.25%) iOS Development
7 11 (13.75%) Asset Management
8 9 (11.25%) ITIL
8 9 (11.25%) Microservices
9 8 (10.00%) GitOps
9 8 (10.00%) TDD
10 7 (8.75%) Open Source
10 7 (8.75%) SOLID
11 6 (7.50%) OO
11 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) Java
2 12 (15.00%) Apple Swift
3 9 (11.25%) Groovy
4 8 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) ES6
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.50%) Go
8 2 (2.50%) SQL
9 1 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) MCSE
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ACMT
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) NIST
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) Docker
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.75%) Ansible
2 7 (8.75%) SCCM
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.00%) CloudForms
4 4 (5.00%) Terraform
5 3 (3.75%) Argo
5 3 (3.75%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Apple
3 13 (16.25%) Google
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (1.25%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.25%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Kony
8 1 (1.25%) Meraki
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.25%) Polycom
8 1 (1.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk