Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 483 524
Rank change year-on-year -25 +41 -98
Contract jobs citing iPad 411 428 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.34% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 175 159
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £125 £150 £136
90th Percentile £547 £513 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £313 £360
% change year-on-year -0.80% -13.19% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 26
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.18 £11.23 £10.71
90th Percentile £23.10 £23.63 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.67
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.98% +19.07%

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 33,641 31,852 34,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.54% 32.72% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,524 20,759 22,150
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year +1.46% +3.75% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1,119 1,392
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.11 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.54% - +14.29%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -16 380 £385 +10.00% 160
London -17 240 £425 +6.25% 51
UK excluding London +5 169 £310 -0.80% 116
South East -7 45 £139 -43.84% 37
North of England +33 39 £325 - 32
South West +20 38 £418 +28.46% 13
Scotland -8 22 £500 +17.65% 5
North West +18 18 £325 +8.33% 22
Yorkshire +1 16 £338 +3.85% 10
Midlands -5 15 £300 -6.25% 15
East of England -30 12 £325 +27.45% 12
West Midlands +6 10 £348 -0.71% 8
East Midlands -12 4 £300 -3.23% 7
Northern Ireland - 3 £108 - 1
North East +52 2 - -
Wales -10 1 £375 +127.27% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 186 (45.26%) iPhone
2 149 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (34.79%) Windows
4 139 (33.82%) E-Commerce
5 110 (26.76%) Apple iOS
6 105 (25.55%) Java
7 97 (23.60%) Windows 7
8 89 (21.65%) RESTful
9 80 (19.46%) Web Services
10 77 (18.73%) Microsoft
11 75 (18.25%) iOS Development
12 71 (17.27%) TDD
13 68 (16.55%) Active Directory
13 68 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
14 66 (16.06%) Docker
14 66 (16.06%) Apple
15 63 (15.33%) Finance
15 63 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (15.09%) JavaScript
16 62 (15.09%) Oracle
16 62 (15.09%) Apple Swift
17 59 (14.36%) Ansible
17 59 (14.36%) Blackberry
18 57 (13.87%) Objective-C
19 56 (13.63%) Git (software)
19 56 (13.63%) Jenkins
20 55 (13.38%) BDD
20 55 (13.38%) ITIL
21 50 (12.17%) J2EE
21 50 (12.17%) Enterprise Software

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 36 (8.76%) Confluence
2 31 (7.54%) WebSphere
3 30 (7.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 26 (6.33%) CMS
6 22 (5.35%) SharePoint
7 20 (4.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 20 (4.87%) JBoss
8 17 (4.14%) MS Exchange
9 15 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.19%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.95%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.70%) nginx
13 5 (1.22%) Apache
14 4 (0.97%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
15 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.73%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 46 (11.19%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (3.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.73%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.73%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.30%) Office 365
3 20 (4.87%) PaaS
4 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.46%) npm
6 4 (0.97%) GitHub
6 4 (0.97%) Google Drive
6 4 (0.97%) iTunes
7 3 (0.73%) G Suite
8 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.54%) TCP/IP
2 30 (7.30%) VPN
3 26 (6.33%) Internet
4 25 (6.08%) LAN
5 15 (3.65%) WAN
6 13 (3.16%) DNS
6 13 (3.16%) Wireless
7 12 (2.92%) DHCP
8 9 (2.19%) Firewall
9 6 (1.46%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.22%) Intranet
10 5 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.22%) VoIP
11 4 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.97%) FTP
11 4 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.73%) HTTP
12 3 (0.73%) NAS
12 3 (0.73%) SMS
12 3 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.84%) Endeca
2 23 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 18 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.41%) Big Data
5 8 (1.95%) MySQL
6 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.73%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.73%) Power BI
8 3 (0.73%) QlikView
8 3 (0.73%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.49%) GIS
9 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (13.63%) Git (software)
1 56 (13.63%) Jenkins
2 40 (9.73%) JIRA
3 36 (8.76%) Xcode
4 33 (8.03%) JUnit
5 29 (7.06%) Mockito
6 28 (6.81%) Gradle
6 28 (6.81%) Selenium
7 26 (6.33%) Spock
8 15 (3.65%) Gerrit
8 15 (3.65%) SonarQube
8 15 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (2.68%) IBM UrbanCode
9 11 (2.68%) Maven
10 10 (2.43%) Subversion
11 6 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.22%) Grunt
13 4 (0.97%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 63 (15.33%) Finance
2 33 (8.03%) Banking
3 24 (5.84%) Publishing
4 13 (3.16%) Retail
5 12 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.19%) Legal
7 6 (1.46%) Games
7 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.46%) Marketing
8 5 (1.22%) Law
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 160 (38.93%) Developer
2 67 (16.30%) iOS Developer
3 52 (12.65%) Analyst
4 43 (10.46%) Desktop Support
5 37 (9.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 35 (8.52%) Support Engineer
7 34 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (8.27%) Architect
8 29 (7.06%) Support Analyst
9 24 (5.84%) Oracle Developer
10 19 (4.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.14%) IT Support
12 16 (3.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 16 (3.89%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (3.89%) Service Analyst
12 16 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (3.65%) Java Developer
14 14 (3.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 13 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 12 (2.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (21.65%) RESTful
2 80 (19.46%) Web Services
3 50 (12.17%) J2EE
4 45 (10.95%) Cocoa
5 41 (9.98%) Spring
6 39 (9.49%) REST
7 33 (8.03%) Node.js
8 31 (7.54%) React
9 27 (6.57%) HTML
10 25 (6.08%) CSS
11 20 (4.87%) SOAP
12 17 (4.14%) JDBC
13 16 (3.89%) JSON
14 15 (3.65%) AngularJS
14 15 (3.65%) iOS SDK
14 15 (3.65%) XML
15 12 (2.92%) .NET
15 12 (2.92%) HTML5
16 11 (2.68%) jQuery
16 11 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 186 (45.26%) iPhone
2 59 (14.36%) Blackberry
3 50 (12.17%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (11.44%) User Experience
5 35 (8.52%) Mobile App
6 32 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (5.84%) Social Media
8 20 (4.87%) Virtual Team
9 14 (3.41%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.68%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.46%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.46%) Fintech
12 6 (1.46%) FMCG
13 5 (1.22%) Animation
13 5 (1.22%) Xbox
14 4 (0.97%) Replication
15 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 143 (34.79%) Windows
2 110 (26.76%) Apple iOS
3 97 (23.60%) Windows 7
4 36 (8.76%) Android
4 36 (8.76%) Windows 10
5 27 (6.57%) Windows 8
6 22 (5.35%) Unix
7 21 (5.11%) Windows XP
8 20 (4.87%) Windows Server
9 17 (4.14%) Linux
10 8 (1.95%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.73%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.49%) SUSE
15 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (33.82%) E-Commerce
3 75 (18.25%) iOS Development
4 71 (17.27%) TDD
5 63 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (13.38%) BDD
6 55 (13.38%) ITIL
7 48 (11.68%) DevOps
8 45 (10.95%) Scrum
9 44 (10.71%) Content Management
10 43 (10.46%) OO
11 38 (9.25%) SOA
12 35 (8.52%) Microservices
13 32 (7.79%) Mobile Development
14 27 (6.57%) OOD
15 25 (6.08%) Unit Testing
16 24 (5.84%) ERP
17 22 (5.35%) Software Architecture
18 21 (5.11%) B2C
19 20 (4.87%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 105 (25.55%) Java
2 62 (15.09%) Apple Swift
2 62 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 57 (13.87%) Objective-C
4 47 (11.44%) Python
5 34 (8.27%) Ruby
6 33 (8.03%) C#
6 33 (8.03%) Groovy
7 27 (6.57%) Bash Shell
7 27 (6.57%) C++
8 18 (4.38%) SQL
9 17 (4.14%) PHP
10 8 (1.95%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.70%) ES6
12 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.73%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.73%) R
13 3 (0.73%) Scala
14 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (5.60%) Degree
2 14 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.92%) Master's Degree
4 11 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.22%) CCNA
7 5 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.73%) CCNP
8 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) CCENT
9 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.49%) ISEB
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.49%) MCITP
9 2 (0.49%) MCSA
9 2 (0.49%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.35%) QA
2 14 (3.41%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) GPG13
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (16.55%) Active Directory
2 66 (16.06%) Docker
3 16 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.22%) vSphere
6 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.49%) Samba
7 2 (0.49%) XenApp
7 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 59 (14.36%) Ansible
2 32 (7.79%) Kubernetes
3 24 (5.84%) SCCM
4 17 (4.14%) AirWatch
5 11 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.19%) Puppet
7 5 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.73%) Nagios
10 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.49%) Icinga
10 2 (0.49%) Oozie
11 1 (0.24%) Kibana
11 1 (0.24%) Opsview
11 1 (0.24%) Salt
11 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.24%) Terraform
11 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 66 (16.06%) Apple
3 62 (15.09%) Oracle
4 44 (10.71%) ATG
5 27 (6.57%) Cisco
6 23 (5.60%) HP
7 17 (4.14%) VMware
8 14 (3.41%) Bloomberg
8 14 (3.41%) SAP
9 12 (2.92%) Symantec
10 10 (2.43%) Google
11 9 (2.19%) Dell
12 8 (1.95%) Citrix
12 8 (1.95%) Lotus
13 7 (1.70%) hybris
13 7 (1.70%) IBM
13 7 (1.70%) Ivanti
13 7 (1.70%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.46%) MobileIron
14 6 (1.46%) Tableau