Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 561 633 510
Rank change year-on-year +72 -123 -62
Contract jobs citing iPad 127 250 418
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.81% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 137
Median daily rate £240 £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -32.31% +1.56%
10th Percentile £131 £128 £116
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £300 £148
% change year-on-year -48.33% +103.39% -50.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 38
Median hourly rate £19.25 £16.22 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.72% -13.29% +1.08%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.85 £13.21
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.50 £23.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £14.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year +82.58% -14.71% -5.41%

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 19,775 30,692 33,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.83% 31.85% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,285 19,926 21,707
Median daily rate £470 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 997 1,012
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -3.23% +9.85%
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.85 £11.76
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £21.79 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.93% -4.76% +16.67%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +70 114 £225 +2.27% 59
London +72 65 £490 +145.00% 8
UK excluding London +71 56 £155 -48.33% 57
North of England +75 25 £160 -62.35% 21
North East - 12 £150 - 5
Yorkshire +47 11 £161 -62.06% 2
Midlands +55 9 £140 -62.67% 7
West Midlands +55 7 £140 - 3
Scotland +24 7 £466 +133.13% 2
South East +78 6 £130 +4.00% 15
East of England +32 4 - - 3
South West +4 4 £205 -36.92% 5
East Midlands +31 2 - - 4
North West - 2 - - 14
Wales +22 1 - - 4
Work from Home -3 1 £480 - 4

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 68 (53.54%) iPhone
2 60 (47.24%) Windows
3 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
4 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
5 41 (32.28%) Office 365
6 39 (30.71%) Apple
7 37 (29.13%) Apple iOS
8 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Office
9 28 (22.05%) E-Commerce
10 27 (21.26%) Banking
11 26 (20.47%) Windows 10
12 25 (19.69%) Google
13 24 (18.90%) DevOps
14 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (18.11%) Finance
15 22 (17.32%) JIRA
16 19 (14.96%) Kubernetes
17 18 (14.17%) iOS Development
17 18 (14.17%) ITIL
17 18 (14.17%) Android
17 18 (14.17%) Azure
18 17 (13.39%) AWS
18 17 (13.39%) Mac OS
18 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
18 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
19 16 (12.60%) REST
19 16 (12.60%) Apple Swift
19 16 (12.60%) GCP
19 16 (12.60%) Asset Management
20 15 (11.81%) Blackberry

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 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.09%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) nginx
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.36%) Camtasia
5 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.28%) Office 365
2 18 (14.17%) Azure
3 17 (13.39%) AWS
4 16 (12.60%) GCP
5 13 (10.24%) OpenShift
6 12 (9.45%) G Suite
7 11 (8.66%) OneDrive
8 7 (5.51%) TestFlight
9 4 (3.15%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (3.15%) GitHub
10 2 (1.57%) Apigee
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) LAN
1 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.45%) VPN
3 11 (8.66%) WAN
4 9 (7.09%) HTTPS
5 8 (6.30%) Skype
6 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.36%) DNS
7 3 (2.36%) Intranet
7 3 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.57%) DHCP
8 2 (1.57%) VoIP
8 2 (1.57%) WebEx
8 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.79%) ADSL
9 1 (0.79%) Broadband
9 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
3 1 (0.79%) KDB
3 1 (0.79%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) JIRA
2 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.81%) Xcode
4 13 (10.24%) CircleCI
4 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.66%) fastlane
6 8 (6.30%) CocoaPods
7 7 (5.51%) JIRA Agile
7 7 (5.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.72%) Travis CI
9 4 (3.15%) gulp
9 4 (3.15%) Mocha
10 3 (2.36%) Maven
10 3 (2.36%) webpack
11 2 (1.57%) GitLab
11 2 (1.57%) GoCD
12 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.79%) Cypress.io
12 1 (0.79%) Gradle
12 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 27 (21.26%) Banking
2 23 (18.11%) Finance
3 8 (6.30%) Marketing
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Developer
2 19 (14.96%) Support Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) iOS Developer
4 16 (12.60%) Desktop Support
5 15 (11.81%) Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) IT Support
7 9 (7.09%) Mac Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Deskside Support
10 6 (4.72%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Build Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Support Specialist
11 5 (3.94%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (3.94%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) REST
2 12 (9.45%) Node.js
3 9 (7.09%) React
4 8 (6.30%) React Native
4 8 (6.30%) RESTful
4 8 (6.30%) Spring
5 7 (5.51%) Core Data
6 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.94%) HTML
7 4 (3.15%) .NET
7 4 (3.15%) Cocoa
7 4 (3.15%) CSS
7 4 (3.15%) SOAP
7 4 (3.15%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.36%) Jest
8 3 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.36%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.57%) J2EE
9 2 (1.57%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 68 (53.54%) iPhone
2 15 (11.81%) Blackberry
3 13 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (10.24%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (9.45%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (5.51%) User Experience
6 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.36%) PKI
9 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.79%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.79%) BYOD
10 1 (0.79%) EPoS
10 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (47.24%) Windows
2 37 (29.13%) Apple iOS
3 26 (20.47%) Windows 10
4 18 (14.17%) Android
5 17 (13.39%) Mac OS
6 13 (10.24%) Mac OS X
6 13 (10.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.51%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.79%) Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) E-Commerce
2 24 (18.90%) DevOps
3 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.17%) iOS Development
4 18 (14.17%) ITIL
5 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.60%) Asset Management
7 13 (10.24%) Microservices
7 13 (10.24%) Scrum
8 12 (9.45%) Migration
9 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.87%) Integration Testing
9 10 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.09%) TDD
11 8 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (6.30%) MVC
11 8 (6.30%) SOLID
12 7 (5.51%) Creative Thinking
12 7 (5.51%) Cryptography
12 7 (5.51%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) Apple Swift
2 15 (11.81%) Java
3 13 (10.24%) Objective-C
4 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.09%) Python
6 7 (5.51%) C
7 6 (4.72%) Groovy
8 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.15%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.36%) ES6
10 3 (2.36%) Go
10 3 (2.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.36%) SQL
11 1 (0.79%) C#
11 1 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) ACSP
1 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.15%) Degree
3 3 (2.36%) CCA
3 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.57%) ACMT
4 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) NIST
System Software
1 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) Docker
3 8 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) Kubernetes
2 15 (11.81%) Jamf Pro
3 13 (10.24%) SCCM
4 6 (4.72%) Ansible
4 6 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.15%) CloudForms
7 3 (2.36%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.36%) Istio
8 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.71%) Apple
3 25 (19.69%) Google
4 12 (9.45%) Cisco
5 11 (8.66%) Symantec
5 11 (8.66%) VMware
6 8 (6.30%) Samsung
7 7 (5.51%) Adobe
7 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.51%) Xamarin
8 6 (4.72%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.94%) Citrix
9 5 (3.94%) Polycom
10 4 (3.15%) ForgeRock
10 4 (3.15%) HP
10 4 (3.15%) Ping Identity
11 3 (2.36%) Centrify
11 3 (2.36%) Okta
11 3 (2.36%) OneLogin
12 2 (1.57%) Bomgar