Period
to 17 May 2021

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 17 May 2021 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 527 545 648
Rank change year-on-year +18 +103 -136
Contract jobs citing iPad 136 100 217
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.70% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 119
10th Percentile £120 £130 £150
25th Percentile £213 £156 £174
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £480 £525
Median % change year-on-year -10.42% -8.57% +16.67%
75th Percentile £520 £575 £700
90th Percentile £594 £1,000 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £483 £700
% change year-on-year -48.19% -31.07% +86.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 14
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.28 £12.09
25th Percentile £12.25 £11.69 £14.85
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -19.79%
75th Percentile £21.00 £17.25 £18.36
90th Percentile £22.60 £18.60 £19.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.42 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.83% -2.91% -5.71%

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 16,694 14,228 26,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.28% 28.52% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,215 9,243 17,281
10th Percentile £288 £231 £285
25th Percentile £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 618 868
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.80
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.31
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.77% -5.52%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.25 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.55 £20.11 £18.75
% change year-on-year +17.11% +7.25% -9.97%

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for iPad in the UK

iPad
Top 17 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 17 May 2021. 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 +19 113 £443 -11.50% 92
UK excluding London +69 80 £250 -48.19% 73
Work from Home -196 68 £500 +41.84% 26
London -37 43 £500 - 23
South East +54 26 £263 -0.94% 14
North of England +29 23 £192 -65.16% 29
Yorkshire +38 12 £338 +100.00% 11
Midlands +2 9 £126 -10.00% 15
Scotland -16 8 £260 -46.11% 3
North West +21 7 £120 -36.84% 15
South West +41 5 £200 -4.76% 7
East of England +31 5 £325 - 4
North East +16 4 £650 -35.00% 3
East Midlands +14 3 £95 - 10
Wales +14 3 £283 - 1
West Midlands -3 3 £126 -10.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 59 (43.38%) E-Commerce
2 48 (35.29%) DevOps
3 44 (32.35%) Kubernetes
3 44 (32.35%) Azure
4 41 (30.15%) iPhone
5 37 (27.21%) Windows
6 32 (23.53%) Java
7 29 (21.32%) Apple iOS
7 29 (21.32%) GCP
8 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
9 26 (19.12%) Finance
10 24 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 23 (16.91%) Active Directory
12 22 (16.18%) Apple
12 22 (16.18%) Apple Swift
12 22 (16.18%) Data Engineering
13 21 (15.44%) Apache Spark
13 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (15.44%) Validation
13 21 (15.44%) Kafka
13 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
14 20 (14.71%) Scala
14 20 (14.71%) JSON
14 20 (14.71%) Windows 10
14 20 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (13.97%) Microsoft 365
16 18 (13.24%) Google
16 18 (13.24%) Test Automation
17 17 (12.50%) AWS
17 17 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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 21 (15.44%) Apache Spark
2 11 (8.09%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.68%) Apache Pulsar
5 4 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.21%) CMS
6 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.47%) Apache
7 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (32.35%) Azure
2 29 (21.32%) GCP
3 19 (13.97%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (12.50%) AWS
5 16 (11.76%) OpenShift
6 13 (9.56%) IaaS
6 13 (9.56%) PaaS
7 8 (5.88%) GitHub
8 7 (5.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 4 (2.94%) Apple Pay
10 3 (2.21%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.21%) Azure Sentinel
10 3 (2.21%) Google Data Studio
11 2 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (1.47%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) DNS
2 8 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (4.41%) DHCP
3 6 (4.41%) Internet
3 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (1.47%) 2G
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.74%) SSL
6 1 (0.74%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) Big Data
2 16 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.56%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.09%) Apache Hive
4 11 (8.09%) BigQuery
4 11 (8.09%) HBase
5 10 (7.35%) HDInsight
6 8 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.88%) MySQL
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.68%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.68%) Bigtable
7 5 (3.68%) Flink
7 5 (3.68%) Impala
7 5 (3.68%) Presto
7 5 (3.68%) Snowflake Schema
7 5 (3.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.82%) Xcode
4 7 (5.15%) fastlane
5 6 (4.41%) CocoaPods
5 6 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.21%) Appium
6 3 (2.21%) Charles Proxy
6 3 (2.21%) Maven
6 3 (2.21%) Postman
7 2 (1.47%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.74%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.74%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.74%) JIRA
8 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Banking
3 13 (9.56%) Social Skills
4 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.09%) Retail
6 4 (2.94%) Marketing
7 3 (2.21%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.74%) International Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.74%) Military
9 1 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (18.38%) Developer
2 14 (10.29%) iOS Developer
3 13 (9.56%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (9.56%) Data Engineer
4 11 (8.09%) Architect
4 11 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Azure DevOps
6 9 (6.62%) Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Desktop Support
6 9 (6.62%) Java Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Scala Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) IT Support
11 4 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.44%) Kafka
2 20 (14.71%) JSON
3 16 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
4 11 (8.09%) YAML
5 9 (6.62%) REST
6 7 (5.15%) .NET
6 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.15%) PySpark
6 7 (5.15%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.68%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (3.68%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (3.68%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (2.94%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.94%) Web Services
9 3 (2.21%) Cocoa
9 3 (2.21%) HTML
10 2 (1.47%) React Native
10 2 (1.47%) XML
10 2 (1.47%) XSLT
11 1 (0.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.15%) iPhone
2 13 (9.56%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.35%) User Experience
4 7 (5.15%) BYOD
5 5 (3.68%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.94%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.21%) NHS
8 2 (1.47%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.47%) Kindle
8 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.74%) Apple TV
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.74%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.21%) Windows
2 29 (21.32%) Apple iOS
3 20 (14.71%) Windows 10
4 14 (10.29%) Android
5 12 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 11 (8.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.41%) VMS
8 5 (3.68%) Linux
9 4 (2.94%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.94%) Debian
9 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.38%) E-Commerce
2 48 (35.29%) DevOps
3 22 (16.18%) Data Engineering
4 21 (15.44%) Validation
5 20 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (13.24%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.50%) Data Pipeline
7 17 (12.50%) Migration
7 17 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (10.29%) iOS Development
10 12 (8.82%) TDD
11 11 (8.09%) Incident Management
11 11 (8.09%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.62%) BDD
13 9 (6.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (6.62%) ITIL
14 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Java
2 22 (16.18%) Apple Swift
3 20 (14.71%) Scala
4 13 (9.56%) SQL
5 8 (5.88%) Python
6 7 (5.15%) PHP
7 6 (4.41%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) Groovy
8 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) CISM
2 4 (2.94%) CISSP
2 4 (2.94%) MCSA
2 4 (2.94%) MCSE
2 4 (2.94%) SSCP
3 2 (1.47%) Degree
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.76%) Docker
3 5 (3.68%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (32.35%) Kubernetes
2 17 (12.50%) Terraform
3 11 (8.09%) Ansible
3 11 (8.09%) Oozie
4 10 (7.35%) SCCM
5 8 (5.88%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.94%) Grafana
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.74%) Argo
7 1 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.18%) Apple
3 18 (13.24%) Google
4 12 (8.82%) Cisco
5 10 (7.35%) Cloudera
5 10 (7.35%) Confluent
5 10 (7.35%) Databricks
6 9 (6.62%) Meraki
7 6 (4.41%) Citrix
8 4 (2.94%) Adobe
8 4 (2.94%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.94%) Splunk
9 3 (2.21%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.47%) Altiris
10 2 (1.47%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.47%) Remedy
10 2 (1.47%) SAP