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 29 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 395 374
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21  
Contract jobs citing iPad 208 270 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 139 105
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 £188 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 43
Median hourly rate £18.68 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £8.75 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.40 £16.50 £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 14438 16788 16177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.92% 31.19% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9334 10966 9753
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +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 £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 571 682
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +20.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +4 194 £350 -5.40% 40
London +18 114 £400 -11.11% 20
South East +22 22 £325 -7.14% 6
North West +22 18 £298 -8.46% 8
City of London +6 17 £425 +8.63% 4
South West -3 17 £400 -9.09% 1
Manchester +20 12 £295 -16.60% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £335 +3.07%
Scotland +21 9 £316 -2.69% 2
East of England -29 8 £175 -52.70% 1
Croydon +12 7 £394 -
Yorkshire +18 6 - - 2
Glasgow +4 6 £316 -2.69% 1
Hampshire +16 5 £175 -53.33%
Milton Keynes 0 5 £348 +6.92%
Hertfordshire -6 5 - - 1
East Midlands -8 5 £325 +35.41% 1
Cheshire +28 4 £313 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +15 4 - - 1
Leeds +5 4 - - 1
Bristol +4 4 £400 -3.03%
Fareham - 4 £175 -
Leicestershire -2 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Essex -10 3 £175 -53.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Berkshire +27 2 £325 -14.47% 1
Reading +14 2 £325 -14.47%
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Altrincham - 2 £350 - 1
West End of London - 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 172 (37.55%) E-Commerce
2 145 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (28.82%) Windows
4 127 (27.73%) iPhone
5 99 (21.62%) Java
6 96 (20.96%) Windows 7
7 77 (16.81%) Apple iOS
8 71 (15.50%) Web Services
9 70 (15.28%) JavaScript
10 68 (14.85%) MS Office
10 68 (14.85%) JIRA
11 67 (14.63%) Android
12 62 (13.54%) iOS Development
13 61 (13.32%) Git (software)
13 61 (13.32%) Microsoft
13 61 (13.32%) Active Directory
13 61 (13.32%) Scrum
14 58 (12.66%) Oracle
14 58 (12.66%) TDD
15 56 (12.23%) Blackberry
16 54 (11.79%) Finance
16 54 (11.79%) RESTful
17 52 (11.35%) Objective-C
18 51 (11.14%) Banking
19 49 (10.70%) HTML
20 47 (10.26%) Confluence
20 47 (10.26%) DevOps
21 46 (10.04%) J2EE
21 46 (10.04%) ATG
22 44 (9.61%) 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 47 (10.26%) Confluence
2 40 (8.73%) CMS
3 31 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 23 (5.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (4.37%) WebSphere
5 20 (4.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (3.49%) Apache
7 15 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (3.06%) CICS
9 13 (2.84%) JBoss
10 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 10 (2.18%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.97%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.31%) Umbraco
15 5 (1.09%) nginx
16 4 (0.87%) Drupal
17 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 68 (14.85%) MS Office
2 18 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) Gliffy
4 4 (0.87%) 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 16 (3.49%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.97%) Eikon
4 6 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.44%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.44%) Magento
6 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.40%) PaaS
3 8 (1.75%) Bluemix
3 8 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (1.31%) iTunes
4 6 (1.31%) 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 25 (5.46%) Internet
2 24 (5.24%) Network Security
3 16 (3.49%) VoIP
4 15 (3.28%) VPN
4 15 (3.28%) WebEx
5 11 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.18%) DHCP
6 10 (2.18%) DNS
6 10 (2.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (2.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (1.75%) LAN
8 7 (1.53%) Firewall
8 7 (1.53%) WAN
8 7 (1.53%) Wireless
9 4 (0.87%) LDAP
10 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.66%) HTTP
10 3 (0.66%) Skype
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.44%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.30%) Endeca
2 14 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.18%) DB2
3 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.31%) MySQL
4 6 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.09%) 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 68 (14.85%) JIRA
2 61 (13.32%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.39%) Gradle
4 40 (8.73%) Jenkins
5 30 (6.55%) Selenium
6 28 (6.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (4.80%) Subversion
8 18 (3.93%) JUnit
9 16 (3.49%) Maven
9 16 (3.49%) Mockito
9 16 (3.49%) Spock
10 10 (2.18%) git-flow
10 10 (2.18%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.97%) gulp
11 9 (1.97%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.53%) Android Studio
12 7 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.53%) Xcode
13 6 (1.31%) Zephyr
14 5 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (11.79%) Finance
2 51 (11.14%) Banking
3 40 (8.73%) Retail
4 25 (5.46%) Marketing
5 23 (5.02%) Legal
6 16 (3.49%) Law
7 10 (2.18%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.75%) Publishing
9 7 (1.53%) Games
10 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.66%) Advertising
12 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.44%) Automotive
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (31.66%) Developer
2 77 (16.81%) Analyst
3 49 (10.70%) Consultant
3 49 (10.70%) iOS Developer
4 44 (9.61%) Architect
5 31 (6.77%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.90%) Desktop Support
9 22 (4.80%) Service Analyst
10 21 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (4.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 19 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 19 (4.15%) DevOps Specialist
12 18 (3.93%) Desktop Engineer
13 17 (3.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 16 (3.49%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (3.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.50%) Web Services
2 54 (11.79%) RESTful
3 49 (10.70%) HTML
4 46 (10.04%) J2EE
5 44 (9.61%) CSS
5 44 (9.61%) Spring
6 36 (7.86%) .NET
7 33 (7.21%) XML
8 32 (6.99%) REST
9 22 (4.80%) SOAP
10 21 (4.59%) JSON
11 20 (4.37%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.37%) Hibernate
11 20 (4.37%) jQuery
12 19 (4.15%) JMS
13 17 (3.71%) HTML5
14 16 (3.49%) JSP
14 16 (3.49%) Node.js
15 15 (3.28%) ASP.NET
16 14 (3.06%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 127 (27.73%) iPhone
2 56 (12.23%) Blackberry
3 35 (7.64%) Mobile App
4 27 (5.90%) User Experience
5 25 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (4.15%) Virtual Team
7 18 (3.93%) Social Media
8 17 (3.71%) Mainframe
9 13 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.53%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.66%) Clustering
15 3 (0.66%) HTC Vive
15 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.66%) PKI
16 2 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.82%) Windows
2 96 (20.96%) Windows 7
3 77 (16.81%) Apple iOS
4 67 (14.63%) Android
5 33 (7.21%) Windows XP
6 25 (5.46%) Windows Server
7 23 (5.02%) Linux
8 19 (4.15%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.93%) Windows 10
10 17 (3.71%) Unix
11 12 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.18%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.18%) zOS
13 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (37.55%) E-Commerce
2 145 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (13.54%) iOS Development
4 61 (13.32%) Scrum
5 58 (12.66%) TDD
6 47 (10.26%) DevOps
7 43 (9.39%) High Availability
8 37 (8.08%) ITIL
9 34 (7.42%) BDD
10 33 (7.21%) Content Management
11 32 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.55%) MVC
12 30 (6.55%) OO
13 29 (6.33%) B2C
13 29 (6.33%) Software Architecture
14 27 (5.90%) Android Development
14 27 (5.90%) Microservices
14 27 (5.90%) SOA
15 24 (5.24%) CRM
16 23 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (21.62%) Java
2 70 (15.28%) JavaScript
3 52 (11.35%) Objective-C
4 43 (9.39%) Apple Swift
5 35 (7.64%) C#
6 28 (6.11%) SQL
7 18 (3.93%) Groovy
7 18 (3.93%) Python
8 14 (3.06%) C++
9 8 (1.75%) Ruby
10 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.09%) C
11 5 (1.09%) PHP
11 5 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.87%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.87%) 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 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (3.28%) Degree
3 12 (2.62%) MCSE
4 7 (1.53%) MCP
5 6 (1.31%) CCNA
5 6 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.09%) MCITP
6 5 (1.09%) MCTS
6 5 (1.09%) 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 30 (6.55%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) PMO
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (13.32%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.42%) Docker
3 4 (0.87%) 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 34 (7.42%) Ansible
2 18 (3.93%) SCCM
3 15 (3.28%) AirWatch
4 14 (3.06%) CA Service Virtualization
4 14 (3.06%) OMEGAMON
5 12 (2.62%) Puppet
6 10 (2.18%) CA Endevor
7 6 (1.31%) Salt
8 5 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.66%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.44%) SCOM
11 2 (0.44%) Terraform
12 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.66%) Oracle
3 46 (10.04%) ATG
4 25 (5.46%) Adobe
4 25 (5.46%) Apple
5 20 (4.37%) Atlassian
5 20 (4.37%) Citrix
5 20 (4.37%) Splunk
6 19 (4.15%) IBM
7 17 (3.71%) HP
8 16 (3.49%) Cisco
9 15 (3.28%) Bloomberg
10 14 (3.06%) CA
10 14 (3.06%) Google
10 14 (3.06%) Reuters
10 14 (3.06%) Syncsort
11 12 (2.62%) F5
12 11 (2.40%) Xamarin
13 10 (2.18%) Guidewire
14 9 (1.97%) MobileIron
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