Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 499 540
Rank change year-on-year -15 +41 -143
Contract jobs citing iPad 401 429 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.22% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 255 206
UK median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £135 £158 £160
90th Percentile £544 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -0.72% -1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 31
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -14.26% +9.34%
10th Percentile £12.66 £12.64 £12.50
90th Percentile £19.85 £20.15 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +3.45% -8.05% -6.35%

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 33639 35060 36986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.27% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22255 22998 23412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1184 1460
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -0.08%

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 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor 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 23 October 2017. 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 +4 370 £405 +8.00% 32
London +40 232 £450 +7.78% 17
UK excluding London -39 160 £343 -0.72% 18
North of England +41 48 £335 -5.63% 5
South West -3 34 £368 -2.00% 1
South East -19 29 £355 +1.43% 3
North West +27 27 £325 - 2
Midlands +24 18 £375 +7.14% 4
Scotland +3 16 £396 +46.76% 3
Yorkshire -3 16 £356 -14.93% 3
West Midlands +34 10 £425 +13.33% 3
East of England -35 10 £440 +25.71% 2
East Midlands -6 8 £300 +29.03% 1
Wales 0 4 £150 -10.45%
Northern Ireland - 4 £80 -
North East +72 2 £538 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 183 (45.64%) iPhone
2 147 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (31.42%) Apple iOS
4 116 (28.93%) Windows
5 99 (24.69%) iOS Development
6 98 (24.44%) E-Commerce
6 98 (24.44%) RESTful
7 90 (22.44%) Java
8 88 (21.95%) Objective-C
9 86 (21.45%) TDD
10 81 (20.20%) Apple Swift
11 77 (19.20%) Git (software)
12 76 (18.95%) Windows 7
13 72 (17.96%) Web Services
14 68 (16.96%) Oracle
15 62 (15.46%) Microsoft
16 61 (15.21%) Scrum
17 60 (14.96%) JIRA
18 59 (14.71%) Active Directory
18 59 (14.71%) J2EE
18 59 (14.71%) User Experience
19 55 (13.72%) OO
19 55 (13.72%) Apple
19 55 (13.72%) Cocoa
20 54 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
21 53 (13.22%) Blackberry
22 52 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (12.47%) ATG
24 49 (12.22%) Finance
24 49 (12.22%) Xcode

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 39 (9.73%) CMS
2 37 (9.23%) Confluence
3 32 (7.98%) WebSphere
4 31 (7.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 28 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (6.23%) JBoss
7 14 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (3.24%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.74%) MS Exchange
10 10 (2.49%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.00%) Apache
12 7 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.25%) nginx
14 4 (1.00%) Drupal
14 4 (1.00%) IBM Notes
14 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 54 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 28 (6.98%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.75%) Magento
3 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.00%) ION MarketView
4 4 (1.00%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.98%) Office 365
2 13 (3.24%) GitHub
3 9 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.75%) PaaS
5 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.50%) npm
6 1 (0.25%) iTunes
6 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.23%) Internet
2 28 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.49%) LAN
4 16 (3.99%) VPN
5 13 (3.24%) DNS
6 12 (2.99%) Network Security
7 10 (2.49%) DHCP
8 7 (1.75%) VLAN
8 7 (1.75%) WAN
8 7 (1.75%) WebEx
9 6 (1.50%) Firewall
10 5 (1.25%) VoIP
11 4 (1.00%) Bluetooth
11 4 (1.00%) HTTP
12 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.75%) FTP
12 3 (0.75%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.75%) LDAP
12 3 (0.75%) SMS
12 3 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.99%) Endeca
2 19 (4.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.74%) MySQL
4 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.75%) Big Data
5 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.50%) GIS
6 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 60 (14.96%) JIRA
3 49 (12.22%) Xcode
4 43 (10.72%) Jenkins
5 31 (7.73%) Gradle
6 25 (6.23%) JUnit
6 25 (6.23%) Selenium
7 24 (5.99%) Mockito
7 24 (5.99%) Spock
8 13 (3.24%) Bitbucket
8 13 (3.24%) Maven
8 13 (3.24%) Subversion
9 10 (2.49%) git-flow
10 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.25%) Grunt
13 4 (1.00%) Gerrit
13 4 (1.00%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.00%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (12.22%) Finance
2 29 (7.23%) Publishing
3 28 (6.98%) Retail
4 23 (5.74%) Banking
5 13 (3.24%) Marketing
6 9 (2.24%) Games
7 8 (2.00%) Legal
8 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (45.39%) Developer
2 96 (23.94%) iOS Developer
3 42 (10.47%) Analyst
4 39 (9.73%) Architect
5 32 (7.98%) Desktop Support
6 24 (5.99%) Support Engineer
7 23 (5.74%) Oracle Developer
8 19 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (4.74%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.99%) IT Support
9 16 (3.99%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 14 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (3.49%) Senior iOS Developer
11 13 (3.24%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.24%) Windows Engineer
12 12 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (2.74%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (24.44%) RESTful
2 72 (17.96%) Web Services
3 59 (14.71%) J2EE
4 55 (13.72%) Cocoa
5 42 (10.47%) HTML
6 39 (9.73%) REST
7 38 (9.48%) CSS
8 34 (8.48%) Spring
9 29 (7.23%) SOAP
10 23 (5.74%) JSON
11 22 (5.49%) JDBC
12 21 (5.24%) .NET
12 21 (5.24%) iOS SDK
13 19 (4.74%) AngularJS
14 18 (4.49%) XML
15 15 (3.74%) jQuery
15 15 (3.74%) Node.js
16 13 (3.24%) HTML5
16 13 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (2.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 183 (45.64%) iPhone
2 59 (14.71%) User Experience
3 53 (13.22%) Blackberry
4 35 (8.73%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (8.23%) Mobile App
6 24 (5.99%) Social Media
7 23 (5.74%) Virtual Team
8 19 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (4.24%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.99%) FMCG
11 7 (1.75%) Animation
12 5 (1.25%) Fintech
12 5 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.25%) Online Games
13 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.50%) CESG
14 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.50%) Replication
14 2 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 126 (31.42%) Apple iOS
2 116 (28.93%) Windows
3 76 (18.95%) Windows 7
4 32 (7.98%) Windows 10
5 31 (7.73%) Windows 8
6 27 (6.73%) Android
7 23 (5.74%) Linux
8 17 (4.24%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.49%) Unix
10 13 (3.24%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.00%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.50%) SUSE
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (24.69%) iOS Development
3 98 (24.44%) E-Commerce
4 86 (21.45%) TDD
5 61 (15.21%) Scrum
6 55 (13.72%) OO
7 52 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (11.97%) Content Management
8 48 (11.97%) ITIL
9 46 (11.47%) BDD
10 34 (8.48%) OOD
11 30 (7.48%) High Availability
11 30 (7.48%) Microservices
11 30 (7.48%) SOA
11 30 (7.48%) Software Architecture
12 29 (7.23%) B2C
13 25 (6.23%) DevOps
13 25 (6.23%) ERP
14 24 (5.99%) Acceptance Criteria
14 24 (5.99%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (22.44%) Java
2 88 (21.95%) Objective-C
3 81 (20.20%) Apple Swift
4 49 (12.22%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.74%) C#
6 20 (4.99%) SQL
7 16 (3.99%) Python
8 13 (3.24%) PHP
9 10 (2.49%) C++
10 8 (2.00%) Groovy
11 7 (1.75%) Ruby
12 6 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.75%) Perl
14 3 (0.75%) Scala
15 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.50%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.25%) C
16 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (6.48%) Degree
2 17 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.24%) Master's Degree
3 13 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.75%) MCITP
8 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.50%) CCENT
8 2 (0.50%) CCNA
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) MCDST
8 2 (0.50%) MCSA
8 2 (0.50%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.48%) QA
2 11 (2.74%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GPG13
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 59 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.47%) Docker
3 19 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.25%) vSphere
7 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.75%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) Samba
8 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (8.23%) Ansible
2 21 (5.24%) SCCM
3 18 (4.49%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.75%) Puppet
6 5 (1.25%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.50%) Icinga
9 2 (0.50%) Nagios
9 2 (0.50%) Salt
9 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.50%) Terraform
10 1 (0.25%) EnCase
10 1 (0.25%) FTK
10 1 (0.25%) Kibana
10 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (16.96%) Oracle
2 62 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 55 (13.72%) Apple
4 50 (12.47%) ATG
5 24 (5.99%) Cisco
6 21 (5.24%) VMware
7 19 (4.74%) HP
8 14 (3.49%) SAP
9 12 (2.99%) Bloomberg
10 11 (2.74%) Citrix
11 10 (2.49%) Adobe
11 10 (2.49%) Dell
12 8 (2.00%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.00%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.75%) Guidewire
13 7 (1.75%) Reuters
13 7 (1.75%) Symantec
14 6 (1.50%) Google
14 6 (1.50%) IBM
14 6 (1.50%) Remedy