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 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 411 430
Rank change year-on-year -22 +19  
Contract jobs citing iPad 175 266 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.50% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 155 96
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £215
% change year-on-year -13.33% +74.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 28
Median hourly rate £18.68 £13.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.37% -19.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £14.00 £23.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +38.37% -12.19%  

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 15268 17759 17320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.00% 33.03% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9908 11620 10684
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 558 668
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.54 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.35% +25.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.08% +27.77%  

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 26 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPad over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 May 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 -21 151 £370 -5.73% 32
London -8 99 £413 -8.33% 16
City of London +16 28 £395 -14.59% 2
Scotland +34 18 £378 +39.81%
North West +31 17 £298 -8.46% 2
Glasgow +15 15 £378 +43.80%
Yorkshire +7 11 £395 -4.24% 3
South West -6 11 £363 -7.64%
Manchester +17 10 £295 -22.87% 1
West Yorkshire +18 9 £395 -4.24%
Leeds +6 8 £395 -4.24%
West End of London - 5 £445 - 1
Cheshire +27 4 £313 -3.84% 1
Dorset 0 4 £310 -29.54%
Bournemouth -3 4 £310 -29.54%
Essex -13 4 £175 -50.00%
East of England -13 4 £175 -50.00%
Belfast - 4 £78 -
County Antrim - 4 £78 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £78 -
Croydon +1 3 £485 +23.56%
Liverpool -3 3 £375 +30.43%
Merseyside -5 3 £375 +30.43%
South East -12 3 £325 -13.33% 7
Hampshire +15 2 £325 -13.33%
Edinburgh +11 2 - -
Bristol +2 2 £400 -3.03%
East Midlands -11 2 - - 3
Altrincham - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 135 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (32.67%) E-Commerce
3 123 (30.67%) iPhone
4 104 (25.94%) Windows
5 96 (23.94%) Java
6 88 (21.95%) Apple iOS
7 72 (17.96%) iOS Development
8 70 (17.46%) Windows 7
9 68 (16.96%) Web Services
10 64 (15.96%) JavaScript
11 63 (15.71%) Objective-C
12 62 (15.46%) TDD
13 61 (15.21%) Oracle
14 60 (14.96%) Finance
14 60 (14.96%) JIRA
15 57 (14.21%) Git (software)
15 57 (14.21%) Scrum
16 56 (13.97%) Android
17 55 (13.72%) RESTful
18 53 (13.22%) HTML
19 50 (12.47%) Apple Swift
20 48 (11.97%) Microsoft
21 47 (11.72%) J2EE
22 46 (11.47%) CSS
22 46 (11.47%) Active Directory
23 45 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
23 45 (11.22%) CMS
24 44 (10.97%) ATG
24 44 (10.97%) Spring
24 44 (10.97%) High Availability

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 (11.22%) CMS
2 34 (8.48%) Confluence
3 28 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (4.74%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (4.49%) JBoss
7 17 (4.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 16 (3.99%) Apache
9 12 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (2.24%) MS Exchange
11 9 (2.24%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.75%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.50%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.25%) nginx
15 4 (1.00%) Drupal
15 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.75%) Gliffy
4 3 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) GIMP
5 1 (0.25%) InDesign
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 18 (4.49%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.25%) Eikon
3 5 (1.25%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.75%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.50%) Magento
6 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.75%) iTunes
3 6 (1.50%) Office 365
3 6 (1.50%) PaaS
4 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) AdWords
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.98%) Internet
2 21 (5.24%) WebEx
3 16 (3.99%) VPN
4 15 (3.74%) Network Security
5 14 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.24%) VoIP
7 10 (2.49%) LAN
8 7 (1.75%) DNS
8 7 (1.75%) WAN
9 6 (1.50%) DHCP
9 6 (1.50%) Wireless
10 5 (1.25%) Firewall
11 3 (0.75%) HTTP
11 3 (0.75%) SAN
12 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.50%) PSTN
12 2 (0.50%) Skype
13 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (0.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.48%) Endeca
2 16 (3.99%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.49%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.00%) Big Data
5 4 (1.00%) MySQL
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.50%) Power BI
7 2 (0.50%) QlikView
7 2 (0.50%) Redis
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.50%) SQLite
8 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (14.96%) JIRA
2 57 (14.21%) Git (software)
3 36 (8.98%) Gradle
4 35 (8.73%) Jenkins
5 26 (6.48%) Selenium
6 19 (4.74%) JUnit
7 18 (4.49%) Mockito
8 17 (4.24%) Spock
9 16 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (3.74%) Subversion
11 14 (3.49%) Maven
12 12 (2.99%) git-flow
13 7 (1.75%) Android Studio
13 7 (1.75%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.50%) Xcode
15 5 (1.25%) gulp
15 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.25%) Toad
16 4 (1.00%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 60 (14.96%) Finance
2 42 (10.47%) Banking
3 38 (9.48%) Retail
4 30 (7.48%) Marketing
5 11 (2.74%) Legal
6 7 (1.75%) Games
6 7 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.50%) Publishing
7 6 (1.50%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.25%) Law
9 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (36.91%) Developer
2 66 (16.46%) Analyst
3 61 (15.21%) iOS Developer
4 41 (10.22%) Architect
5 32 (7.98%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.98%) Consultant
7 27 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.99%) Desktop Support
9 20 (4.99%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.24%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.24%) Designer
11 15 (3.74%) IT Support
11 15 (3.74%) Technical Trainer
11 15 (3.74%) Trainer
11 15 (3.74%) UI Designer
12 13 (3.24%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.24%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 12 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.96%) Web Services
2 55 (13.72%) RESTful
3 53 (13.22%) HTML
4 47 (11.72%) J2EE
5 46 (11.47%) CSS
6 44 (10.97%) Spring
7 43 (10.72%) XML
8 40 (9.98%) REST
9 34 (8.48%) JSON
10 28 (6.98%) SOAP
11 27 (6.73%) .NET
11 27 (6.73%) Cocoa
12 20 (4.99%) HTML5
12 20 (4.99%) jQuery
13 19 (4.74%) Hibernate
13 19 (4.74%) JMS
14 18 (4.49%) AngularJS
14 18 (4.49%) Core Data
15 17 (4.24%) JDBC
15 17 (4.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (30.67%) iPhone
2 43 (10.72%) Blackberry
3 36 (8.98%) Mobile App
4 29 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (6.48%) User Experience
6 21 (5.24%) Virtual Team
7 19 (4.74%) Social Media
8 12 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.25%) Animation
13 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.75%) Clustering
13 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.75%) HTC Vive
13 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.75%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 104 (25.94%) Windows
2 88 (21.95%) Apple iOS
3 70 (17.46%) Windows 7
4 56 (13.97%) Android
5 25 (6.23%) Linux
6 23 (5.74%) Windows XP
7 20 (4.99%) Unix
8 19 (4.74%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.99%) Windows 10
10 14 (3.49%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.00%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.25%) AIX
15 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (32.67%) E-Commerce
3 72 (17.96%) iOS Development
4 62 (15.46%) TDD
5 57 (14.21%) Scrum
6 44 (10.97%) High Availability
7 40 (9.98%) OO
8 34 (8.48%) MVC
9 33 (8.23%) BDD
9 33 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (7.98%) Content Management
11 31 (7.73%) ITIL
12 30 (7.48%) B2C
12 30 (7.48%) Software Architecture
13 28 (6.98%) DevOps
13 28 (6.98%) Microservices
13 28 (6.98%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.23%) SOA
15 23 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (5.49%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.94%) Java
2 64 (15.96%) JavaScript
3 63 (15.71%) Objective-C
4 50 (12.47%) Apple Swift
5 25 (6.23%) C#
6 23 (5.74%) SQL
7 17 (4.24%) Groovy
8 12 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.99%) Python
9 9 (2.24%) C++
10 7 (1.75%) Ruby
11 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.25%) C
12 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.75%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.75%) PHP
13 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (4.49%) Degree
3 12 (2.99%) MCSE
4 11 (2.74%) MCP
5 9 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.50%) CCNA
7 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.50%) MCITP
7 6 (1.50%) MCTS
8 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.50%) CCIE
9 2 (0.50%) CCNP
9 2 (0.50%) MCDST
10 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.23%) QA
2 8 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) PMO
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (11.47%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.73%) Docker
3 9 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.50%) XenApp
5 4 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (7.73%) Ansible
2 14 (3.49%) AirWatch
2 14 (3.49%) SCCM
3 12 (2.99%) Puppet
4 8 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.25%) SCOM
6 5 (1.25%) Terraform
7 4 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.75%) WSUS
9 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.50%) DameWare
9 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.25%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (15.21%) Oracle
2 48 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 44 (10.97%) ATG
4 28 (6.98%) Citrix
5 27 (6.73%) Adobe
5 27 (6.73%) Apple
6 19 (4.74%) HP
7 18 (4.49%) Cisco
8 14 (3.49%) Bloomberg
9 13 (3.24%) Reuters
10 12 (2.99%) VMware
11 11 (2.74%) Atlassian
11 11 (2.74%) Guidewire
12 10 (2.49%) Google
13 7 (1.75%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.50%) hybris
14 6 (1.50%) MobileIron
15 5 (1.25%) Lotus
16 4 (1.00%) Autodesk
16 4 (1.00%) CheckPoint
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