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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 384 393
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9  
Contract jobs citing iPad 204 268 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.61% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 137 107
Median daily rate £345 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 43
Median hourly rate £18.68 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.98% -5.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £8.75 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.40 £16.75 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +36.52% -1.85%  

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 14408 16675 16347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 31.12% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9314 10891 9856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 564 695
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -14 191 £350 -5.40% 32
London +10 112 £400 -11.11% 20
South East +17 22 £325 -7.14% 4
North West +20 18 £298 -8.46% 1
City of London +1 17 £425 +8.63% 4
South West -1 16 £400 -9.09% 1
Manchester +13 12 £295 -16.60% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £335 +3.07%
Scotland +17 9 £316 -2.69% 1
East of England -26 8 £175 -52.70% 1
Croydon +11 7 £394 -10.51%
Yorkshire +17 6 - - 1
Glasgow +7 6 £316 -2.69%
Hampshire +13 5 £175 -53.33%
Hertfordshire 0 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes -6 5 £348 +6.92%
East Midlands -11 5 £325 +35.41% 3
Cheshire +26 4 £313 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +10 4 - - 1
Leeds +8 4 - - 1
Bristol +8 4 £400 -3.03%
Fareham - 4 £175 -
Leicestershire +2 3 £325 +18.18% 3
Essex -8 3 £175 -53.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Berkshire +25 2 £325 -14.47% 1
Reading +19 2 £325 -14.47%
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Altrincham - 2 £350 -
West End of London - 2 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 171 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 145 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (28.95%) Windows
4 129 (28.29%) iPhone
5 96 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 96 (21.05%) Java
6 78 (17.11%) Apple iOS
7 70 (15.35%) JavaScript
8 69 (15.13%) Web Services
9 68 (14.91%) MS Office
10 67 (14.69%) Android
10 67 (14.69%) JIRA
11 63 (13.82%) iOS Development
12 62 (13.60%) Active Directory
12 62 (13.60%) Scrum
13 61 (13.38%) Microsoft
14 60 (13.16%) Git (software)
15 58 (12.72%) TDD
16 57 (12.50%) Blackberry
17 56 (12.28%) Oracle
18 55 (12.06%) Finance
19 54 (11.84%) RESTful
20 53 (11.62%) Objective-C
21 50 (10.96%) Banking
22 49 (10.75%) HTML
23 46 (10.09%) Confluence
23 46 (10.09%) DevOps
24 44 (9.65%) Apple Swift
24 44 (9.65%) J2EE
24 44 (9.65%) CSS

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 46 (10.09%) Confluence
2 39 (8.55%) CMS
3 30 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 24 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (3.29%) Apache
7 14 (3.07%) CICS
7 14 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (2.63%) JBoss
9 11 (2.41%) SharePoint
10 10 (2.19%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.97%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.32%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.10%) nginx
15 4 (0.88%) Drupal
16 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 68 (14.91%) MS Office
2 18 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) Gliffy
4 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.66%) HipChat
5 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) GIMP
6 1 (0.22%) InDesign
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.29%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.97%) Eikon
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.44%) Magento
6 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.22%) assyst
7 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.41%) PaaS
3 8 (1.75%) Bluemix
3 8 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (1.32%) iTunes
4 6 (1.32%) Office 365
5 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.44%) GitHub
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) AdWords
7 1 (0.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.26%) Internet
1 24 (5.26%) Network Security
2 16 (3.51%) VoIP
3 15 (3.29%) VPN
3 15 (3.29%) WebEx
4 10 (2.19%) DHCP
4 10 (2.19%) DNS
4 10 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.75%) LAN
6 7 (1.54%) Firewall
6 7 (1.54%) WAN
6 7 (1.54%) Wireless
7 4 (0.88%) LDAP
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.66%) HTTP
8 3 (0.66%) Skype
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.44%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.89%) Endeca
2 14 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.19%) DB2
3 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.32%) MySQL
4 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.10%) Big Data
6 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.44%) Redis
7 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.44%) SQLite
8 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.22%) OLTP
8 1 (0.22%) Power BI
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (14.69%) JIRA
2 60 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.21%) Gradle
4 39 (8.55%) Jenkins
5 29 (6.36%) Selenium
6 28 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (4.82%) Subversion
8 17 (3.73%) JUnit
9 16 (3.51%) Maven
10 15 (3.29%) Mockito
10 15 (3.29%) Spock
11 10 (2.19%) git-flow
11 10 (2.19%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.97%) gulp
12 9 (1.97%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.75%) Xcode
14 7 (1.54%) Android Studio
14 7 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.32%) Zephyr
16 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (12.06%) Finance
2 50 (10.96%) Banking
3 39 (8.55%) Retail
4 25 (5.48%) Marketing
5 24 (5.26%) Legal
6 16 (3.51%) Law
7 10 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.75%) Publishing
9 7 (1.54%) Games
10 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.66%) Advertising
11 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (31.80%) Developer
2 78 (17.11%) Analyst
3 50 (10.96%) iOS Developer
4 49 (10.75%) Consultant
5 43 (9.43%) Architect
6 31 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 29 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.36%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.92%) Desktop Support
9 23 (5.04%) Service Analyst
10 22 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 19 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 19 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
12 18 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
13 17 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 16 (3.51%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.29%) IT Support
16 14 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.13%) Web Services
2 54 (11.84%) RESTful
3 49 (10.75%) HTML
4 44 (9.65%) CSS
4 44 (9.65%) J2EE
5 42 (9.21%) Spring
6 36 (7.89%) .NET
7 32 (7.02%) REST
7 32 (7.02%) XML
8 21 (4.61%) JSON
8 21 (4.61%) SOAP
9 20 (4.39%) AngularJS
9 20 (4.39%) jQuery
10 19 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 18 (3.95%) JMS
12 17 (3.73%) HTML5
13 16 (3.51%) Node.js
14 15 (3.29%) ASP.NET
14 15 (3.29%) Cocoa
14 15 (3.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (28.29%) iPhone
2 57 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 35 (7.68%) Mobile App
4 28 (6.14%) User Experience
5 24 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.95%) Virtual Team
7 17 (3.73%) Mainframe
7 17 (3.73%) Social Media
8 13 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.66%) Clustering
14 3 (0.66%) HTC Vive
14 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.66%) PKI
15 2 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.95%) Windows
2 96 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 78 (17.11%) Apple iOS
4 67 (14.69%) Android
5 34 (7.46%) Windows XP
6 25 (5.48%) Windows Server
7 22 (4.82%) Linux
8 18 (3.95%) Windows 10
8 18 (3.95%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.51%) Unix
10 12 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.19%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.19%) zOS
12 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 145 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (13.82%) iOS Development
4 62 (13.60%) Scrum
5 58 (12.72%) TDD
6 46 (10.09%) DevOps
7 42 (9.21%) High Availability
8 38 (8.33%) ITIL
9 34 (7.46%) BDD
10 31 (6.80%) Content Management
11 30 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (6.58%) MVC
11 30 (6.58%) OO
12 28 (6.14%) B2C
12 28 (6.14%) Software Architecture
13 27 (5.92%) Android Development
14 26 (5.70%) Microservices
14 26 (5.70%) SOA
15 24 (5.26%) CRM
15 24 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (21.05%) Java
2 70 (15.35%) JavaScript
3 53 (11.62%) Objective-C
4 44 (9.65%) Apple Swift
5 35 (7.68%) C#
6 28 (6.14%) SQL
7 18 (3.95%) Groovy
7 18 (3.95%) Python
8 14 (3.07%) C++
9 8 (1.75%) Ruby
10 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.10%) C
11 5 (1.10%) PHP
11 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.88%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (3.07%) Degree
3 12 (2.63%) MCSE
4 7 (1.54%) MCP
5 6 (1.32%) CCNA
5 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.10%) MCITP
6 5 (1.10%) MCTS
6 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.44%) CCIE
8 2 (0.44%) CCNP
8 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.22%) MCDST
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.36%) QA
2 7 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) PMO
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.02%) Docker
3 4 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.66%) vSphere
4 3 (0.66%) XenApp
5 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (7.02%) Ansible
2 18 (3.95%) SCCM
3 15 (3.29%) AirWatch
4 14 (3.07%) CA Service Virtualization
4 14 (3.07%) OMEGAMON
5 11 (2.41%) Puppet
6 10 (2.19%) CA Endevor
7 6 (1.32%) Salt
8 5 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.66%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.44%) SCOM
12 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.22%) DameWare
12 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.28%) Oracle
3 44 (9.65%) ATG
4 25 (5.48%) Adobe
4 25 (5.48%) Apple
5 20 (4.39%) Atlassian
5 20 (4.39%) Citrix
5 20 (4.39%) Splunk
6 19 (4.17%) IBM
7 16 (3.51%) Cisco
7 16 (3.51%) HP
8 14 (3.07%) Bloomberg
8 14 (3.07%) CA
8 14 (3.07%) Google
8 14 (3.07%) Syncsort
9 13 (2.85%) Reuters
10 12 (2.63%) F5
11 11 (2.41%) Xamarin
12 10 (2.19%) Guidewire
13 9 (1.97%) MobileIron
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