Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 490 469
Rank change year-on-year -28 -21 +15
Contract jobs citing iPad 426 390 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.20% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 207 327
UK median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £123 £167 £195
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -26.47% -2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 18 22
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +32.44% -19.40%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.52 £10.05
90th Percentile £22.23 £22.08 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +29.63% -3.57%

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 35,377 32,575 37,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.95% 34.19% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,003 21,170 24,586
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,118 1,109 1,237
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +20.00%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPad in the UK

iPad
Top 14 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 20 July 2018. 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 -22 381 £450 +12.50% 80
London -50 222 £500 +11.11% 28
UK excluding London +5 203 £250 -26.47% 54
South East -2 52 £138 -60.00% 8
Scotland -18 43 - - 1
North of England -30 39 £400 +23.08% 17
South West +8 35 £450 +25.44% 6
Midlands +2 25 £150 -60.00% 16
West Midlands -5 22 £150 -62.50% 12
North West -23 21 £450 +38.46% 14
Yorkshire -20 18 £400 +3.90% 3
East of England +4 8 £145 -17.14% 5
East Midlands -3 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Northern Ireland +15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 233 (54.69%) E-Commerce
2 230 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (32.16%) Scrum
3 137 (32.16%) iPhone
4 134 (31.46%) DevOps
5 132 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
6 122 (28.64%) Kubernetes
7 119 (27.93%) Docker
8 118 (27.70%) Windows
9 114 (26.76%) TDD
10 103 (24.18%) Python
11 97 (22.77%) JIRA
11 97 (22.77%) Git (software)
12 95 (22.30%) BDD
13 93 (21.83%) Apple iOS
14 91 (21.36%) Groovy
15 89 (20.89%) Node.js
16 86 (20.19%) Sonatype Nexus
17 81 (19.01%) Confluence
18 78 (18.31%) Cloud Foundry
19 77 (18.08%) Java
20 76 (17.84%) Bash Shell
21 74 (17.37%) Jenkins
22 71 (16.67%) Microservices
23 70 (16.43%) Microsoft
24 68 (15.96%) Active Directory
24 68 (15.96%) Ruby
25 66 (15.49%) RESTful
25 66 (15.49%) Windows 7
26 61 (14.32%) iOS Development

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 81 (19.01%) Confluence
2 78 (18.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (6.81%) CMS
4 19 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.05%) MS Exchange
7 12 (2.82%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.11%) HipChat
2 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.46%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.17%) Endur
3 4 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.70%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 132 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (10.80%) npm
3 40 (9.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (7.75%) Office 365
5 32 (7.51%) GitHub
5 32 (7.51%) Heroku
6 28 (6.57%) IBM Cloud
7 11 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (1.88%) PaaS
9 2 (0.47%) iTunes
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.16%) VPN
2 20 (4.69%) LAN
3 18 (4.23%) WAN
4 13 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.05%) VoIP
5 12 (2.82%) DHCP
5 12 (2.82%) DNS
6 10 (2.35%) Internet
6 10 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (2.35%) Skype
7 7 (1.64%) Intranet
7 7 (1.64%) Wireless
8 4 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.70%) ADSL
9 3 (0.70%) HTTP
9 3 (0.70%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.70%) SMS
10 2 (0.47%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.52%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.11%) Endeca
4 8 (1.88%) Big Data
4 8 (1.88%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.17%) MySQL
7 3 (0.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (22.77%) Git (software)
1 97 (22.77%) JIRA
2 86 (20.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 74 (17.37%) Jenkins
4 59 (13.85%) SonarQube
5 40 (9.39%) Gerrit
6 38 (8.92%) Maven
7 37 (8.69%) Ant
8 33 (7.75%) Xcode
9 32 (7.51%) GitLab
10 17 (3.99%) Mockito
11 13 (3.05%) JUnit
12 12 (2.82%) gulp
13 10 (2.35%) Bitbucket
13 10 (2.35%) Selenium
14 9 (2.11%) Gradle
14 9 (2.11%) Spock
15 8 (1.88%) IBM UrbanCode
16 6 (1.41%) Grunt
16 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (12.21%) Banking
1 52 (12.21%) Finance
2 19 (4.46%) Publishing
2 19 (4.46%) Retail
3 12 (2.82%) Law
4 6 (1.41%) Marketing
4 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.17%) Advertising
6 4 (0.94%) Billing
6 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (28.40%) Developer
2 87 (20.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (19.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 66 (15.49%) Analyst
5 45 (10.56%) iOS Developer
6 41 (9.62%) Architect
7 39 (9.15%) Desktop Support
7 39 (9.15%) Senior DevOps
7 39 (9.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 37 (8.69%) Support Engineer
9 29 (6.81%) .NET Architect
10 26 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (6.10%) Technical Architect
11 24 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
11 24 (5.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 24 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
12 21 (4.93%) Business Analyst
13 20 (4.69%) Service Analyst
13 20 (4.69%) Support Analyst
14 18 (4.23%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.89%) Node.js
2 66 (15.49%) RESTful
3 60 (14.08%) REST
4 52 (12.21%) React
5 49 (11.50%) Web Services
6 42 (9.86%) .NET
7 40 (9.39%) Spring
8 39 (9.15%) ASP.NET
9 35 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (7.75%) .NET Framework
11 31 (7.28%) Cocoa
12 29 (6.81%) .NET Core
13 25 (5.87%) HTML
14 21 (4.93%) CSS
15 17 (3.99%) React Native
15 17 (3.99%) Redux
16 15 (3.52%) Hibernate
17 14 (3.29%) Spring Boot
18 13 (3.05%) Apache Cordova
18 13 (3.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 137 (32.16%) iPhone
2 42 (9.86%) Mobile App
3 35 (8.22%) User Experience
4 31 (7.28%) Blackberry
5 27 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (4.23%) Smartphone
7 15 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.35%) Fintech
10 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.11%) Social Media
11 6 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.41%) Robotics
12 5 (1.17%) NHS
12 5 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.94%) PDA
14 3 (0.70%) Animation
15 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 118 (27.70%) Windows
2 93 (21.83%) Apple iOS
3 66 (15.49%) Windows 7
4 53 (12.44%) Android
5 45 (10.56%) Windows 10
6 23 (5.40%) Linux
6 23 (5.40%) Mac OS X
7 21 (4.93%) Unix
8 18 (4.23%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.64%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.17%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (54.69%) E-Commerce
2 230 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (32.16%) Scrum
4 134 (31.46%) DevOps
5 114 (26.76%) TDD
6 95 (22.30%) BDD
7 71 (16.67%) Microservices
8 61 (14.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 61 (14.32%) iOS Development
9 49 (11.50%) ITIL
10 41 (9.62%) Mobile Development
11 38 (8.92%) OO
12 34 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (7.75%) SOA
14 31 (7.28%) Web Development
15 30 (7.04%) Test Automation
15 30 (7.04%) Unit Testing
16 27 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (6.10%) Kanban
18 25 (5.87%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (24.18%) Python
2 91 (21.36%) Groovy
3 77 (18.08%) Java
4 76 (17.84%) Bash Shell
5 68 (15.96%) Ruby
6 59 (13.85%) JavaScript
7 53 (12.44%) Objective-C
8 51 (11.97%) Apple Swift
9 48 (11.27%) C#
10 12 (2.82%) C++
11 10 (2.35%) SQL
12 9 (2.11%) Java 8
13 7 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.17%) C
14 5 (1.17%) Go
15 3 (0.70%) PHP
16 2 (0.47%) GLSL
17 1 (0.23%) ES6
17 1 (0.23%) ES7
17 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.82%) Degree
4 7 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.17%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.51%) GCP
2 25 (5.87%) QA
3 16 (3.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 119 (27.93%) Docker
2 68 (15.96%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.82%) BitLocker
3 12 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 122 (28.64%) Kubernetes
2 43 (10.09%) Ansible
3 41 (9.62%) Consul
3 41 (9.62%) Mesos
4 39 (9.15%) SCCM
5 3 (0.70%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.70%) Terraform
6 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 70 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.08%) Apple
3 52 (12.21%) IBM
4 42 (9.86%) Atlassian
5 37 (8.69%) Oracle
6 23 (5.40%) Citrix
7 17 (3.99%) Adobe
7 17 (3.99%) Blue Prism
8 15 (3.52%) ATG
9 14 (3.29%) HP
10 12 (2.82%) VMware
11 10 (2.35%) Mitel
12 8 (1.88%) Google
13 7 (1.64%) Cisco
13 7 (1.64%) Sencha
13 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.41%) Automation Anywhere
14 6 (1.41%) UiPath
15 5 (1.17%) OpenLink
15 5 (1.17%) SAP