Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 544 526 621
Rank change year-on-year -18 +95 +6
Contract jobs citing iPad 291 87 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 44 73
10th Percentile £130 £122 £125
25th Percentile £145 £198 £150
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £363 £205
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +76.83% -45.33%
75th Percentile £671 £450 £475
90th Percentile £750 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £168 £234 £175
% change year-on-year -28.27% +33.43% -62.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 8
10th Percentile £16.69 £10.95 £15.03
25th Percentile £17.56 £11.63 £18.06
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £19.25
Median % change year-on-year +40.98% -20.78% +13.24%
75th Percentile £24.75 £20.81 £20.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £21.83 £20.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +79.17% -38.46% +31.31%

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 26,625 13,256 20,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.33% 31.10% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,740 9,006 13,457
10th Percentile £300 £260 £250
25th Percentile £415 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £473
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% -0.53%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £744 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 526 817
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.50 £12.33
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.75 £15.07
Median hourly rate £26.27 £26.27 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +25.10% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49.25 £46.56 £44.25
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.73% +9.22%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -36 256 £450 +20.00% 86
UK excluding London +22 166 £168 -28.27% 66
Work from Home -49 156 £750 +66.67% 21
London -129 102 £580 +33.33% 20
South East -12 63 £160 -31.48% 15
North of England -24 41 £405 +126.26% 31
Yorkshire -15 23 £525 +114.29% 6
Midlands -53 18 £275 +118.25% 7
East of England - 18 £675 - 8
North West -28 17 £400 +233.33% 25
South West -37 16 £140 -30.00% 5
Northern Ireland +5 11 £150 -
West Midlands -53 7 £221 +23.09% 3
East Midlands -25 4 - - 3
Scotland -55 3 £900 +230.28%
North East - 1 £700 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 145 (49.83%) E-Commerce
2 94 (32.30%) iPhone
3 87 (29.90%) Jenkins
4 86 (29.55%) CI/CD
5 82 (28.18%) Windows
6 71 (24.40%) AWS
7 70 (24.05%) Java
7 70 (24.05%) Social Skills
8 64 (21.99%) Microsoft Office
8 64 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (21.31%) Kubernetes
10 60 (20.62%) DevOps
11 59 (20.27%) GCP
11 59 (20.27%) Terraform
12 58 (19.93%) JavaScript
13 56 (19.24%) Microservices
14 55 (18.90%) Git (software)
14 55 (18.90%) Android
15 52 (17.87%) React
16 51 (17.53%) BDD
17 50 (17.18%) Finance
18 48 (16.49%) TDD
19 46 (15.81%) Retail
20 45 (15.46%) NoSQL
21 43 (14.78%) Python
21 43 (14.78%) Microsoft 365
22 41 (14.09%) Blackberry
23 40 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
23 40 (13.75%) Kafka
23 40 (13.75%) Windows 10

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 24 (8.25%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.53%) Apache
3 17 (5.84%) Apache Airflow
4 12 (4.12%) CMS
5 9 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.41%) Confluence
6 7 (2.41%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.06%) nginx
8 5 (1.72%) Apache Pulsar
9 3 (1.03%) Facebook Platform
9 3 (1.03%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.34%) MTS
11 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (21.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.41%) InVision
3 6 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.37%) Sketch
4 4 (1.37%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.78%) SAP Hybris
1 11 (3.78%) Shopify
2 3 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 71 (24.40%) AWS
2 59 (20.27%) GCP
3 43 (14.78%) Microsoft 365
4 27 (9.28%) Serverless
5 23 (7.90%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (7.22%) Azure
7 18 (6.19%) Apigee
8 17 (5.84%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (4.81%) Amazon EKS
9 14 (4.81%) GitHub
9 14 (4.81%) Kong
10 9 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.41%) Akamai
11 7 (2.41%) Algolia
11 7 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (2.41%) Amplience
11 7 (2.41%) AWS Fargate
11 7 (2.41%) CloudFront
11 7 (2.41%) IaaS
11 7 (2.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.53%) DNS
2 17 (5.84%) DHCP
3 13 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (3.44%) LAN
5 10 (3.44%) WAN
6 8 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.75%) VPN
6 8 (2.75%) Wireless
7 7 (2.41%) SAN
8 6 (2.06%) Junos
9 4 (1.37%) HTTP
10 3 (1.03%) Internet
11 1 (0.34%) 2G
11 1 (0.34%) Firewall
11 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.34%) Softphone
11 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.46%) NoSQL
2 34 (11.68%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.19%) BigQuery
4 17 (5.84%) Big Data
5 15 (5.15%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.81%) DB2
7 12 (4.12%) Cloud Spanner
8 10 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.09%) MySQL
10 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.06%) DataStage
11 6 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.06%) HBase
11 6 (2.06%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (2.06%) Metadata
12 5 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.72%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 87 (29.90%) Jenkins
2 55 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (6.19%) JIRA
5 16 (5.50%) Xcode
6 11 (3.78%) GitLab
7 10 (3.44%) webpack
8 9 (3.09%) fastlane
8 9 (3.09%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.72%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.72%) CocoaPods
10 5 (1.72%) gulp
10 5 (1.72%) JUnit
10 5 (1.72%) Maven
10 5 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.72%) Subversion
11 4 (1.37%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.37%) Mocha
12 3 (1.03%) CMake
General
1 70 (24.05%) Social Skills
2 50 (17.18%) Finance
3 46 (15.81%) Retail
4 23 (7.90%) Banking
5 13 (4.47%) Marketing
5 13 (4.47%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (1.72%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (1.37%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Electronics
8 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.69%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.69%) Games
9 2 (0.69%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 69 (23.71%) Developer
2 54 (18.56%) Support Engineer
3 44 (15.12%) Desktop Support
4 37 (12.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 36 (12.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 32 (11.00%) Data Engineer
7 31 (10.65%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (9.28%) iOS Developer
9 22 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (6.87%) Architect
11 17 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (4.47%) Analyst
13 12 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
13 12 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.78%) IT Support
14 11 (3.78%) React Developer
15 9 (3.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 9 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (3.09%) E-Commerce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.87%) React
2 40 (13.75%) Kafka
3 38 (13.06%) Node.js
4 21 (7.22%) Jest
5 20 (6.87%) CSS
6 19 (6.53%) REST
6 19 (6.53%) Spring
7 18 (6.19%) HTML
7 18 (6.19%) PySpark
7 18 (6.19%) RESTful
8 14 (4.81%) OAuth
8 14 (4.81%) OpenID
8 14 (4.81%) Spring Boot
9 11 (3.78%) GraphQL
9 11 (3.78%) JWT
10 10 (3.44%) .NET
11 9 (3.09%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.75%) Next.js
13 7 (2.41%) CSS3
13 7 (2.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 94 (32.30%) iPhone
2 41 (14.09%) Blackberry
3 25 (8.59%) User Experience
4 23 (7.90%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.12%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.75%) NHS
6 8 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.72%) Blog
7 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.69%) Animation
9 2 (0.69%) BYOD
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.69%) Social Media
9 2 (0.69%) Video Editing
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.18%) Windows
2 55 (18.90%) Android
3 40 (13.75%) Windows 10
4 37 (12.71%) Apple iOS
5 31 (10.65%) Windows Phone
6 23 (7.90%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.81%) Mac OS X
8 9 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.75%) Linux
10 6 (2.06%) Unix
10 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.37%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.03%) Alpine Linux
12 3 (1.03%) CentOS
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (49.83%) E-Commerce
2 86 (29.55%) CI/CD
3 64 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (20.62%) DevOps
5 56 (19.24%) Microservices
6 51 (17.53%) BDD
7 48 (16.49%) TDD
8 40 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (12.71%) Data Engineering
10 33 (11.34%) Break/Fix
11 32 (11.00%) iOS Development
11 32 (11.00%) Software Engineering
12 31 (10.65%) Antivirus Management
12 31 (10.65%) Full Stack Development
13 30 (10.31%) Data Pipeline
14 29 (9.97%) Workflow
15 21 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (7.22%) Event-Driven
15 21 (7.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 20 (6.87%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (24.05%) Java
2 58 (19.93%) JavaScript
3 43 (14.78%) Python
4 39 (13.40%) SQL
5 35 (12.03%) Apple Swift
6 26 (8.93%) TypeScript
7 15 (5.15%) ES6
7 15 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.81%) Objective-C
9 13 (4.47%) Scala
10 12 (4.12%) Groovy
10 12 (4.12%) Kotlin
11 9 (3.09%) Go
12 8 (2.75%) Ruby
13 7 (2.41%) C
13 7 (2.41%) C#
14 6 (2.06%) PHP
15 4 (1.37%) Bash
15 4 (1.37%) Rust
16 3 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (3.09%) AWS Certification
2 6 (2.06%) Degree
3 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.69%) CISM
4 2 (0.69%) CISSP
4 2 (0.69%) MCTS
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) SSCP
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) Accessibility
1 8 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 31 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.84%) Docker
3 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (2.06%) vSphere
4 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 62 (21.31%) Kubernetes
2 59 (20.27%) Terraform
3 15 (5.15%) SCCM
4 9 (3.09%) AirWatch
4 9 (3.09%) Ansible
5 4 (1.37%) HP Fortify
5 4 (1.37%) Puppet
6 2 (0.69%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.34%) Argo
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.62%) Apple
3 21 (7.22%) Google
3 21 (7.22%) SAP
4 16 (5.50%) hybris
5 13 (4.47%) Oracle
6 12 (4.12%) Elastic Path
7 11 (3.78%) Cisco
7 11 (3.78%) MobileIron
8 8 (2.75%) Adobe
8 8 (2.75%) Meraki
9 7 (2.41%) Dell
10 6 (2.06%) Cognos
10 6 (2.06%) IBM
10 6 (2.06%) Juniper
10 6 (2.06%) Kaspersky
10 6 (2.06%) Veeam
10 6 (2.06%) VMware
11 5 (1.72%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.72%) Teradata