Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 678 538 513
Rank change year-on-year -140 -25 -8
Contract jobs citing iPad 162 400 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 1.20% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 127 227
UK median daily rate £180 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.65% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £123 £121 £158
90th Percentile £513 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £193 £359
% change year-on-year -6.49% -46.34% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 49 18
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £18.60 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +0.70% +36.81%
10th Percentile £13.98 £13.13 £12.52
90th Percentile £25.58 £23.46 £22.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year -7.58% -7.72% +32.44%

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 29,103 33,228 31,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.28% 32.50% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,722 21,346 20,594
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,040 1,038 1,005
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -0.74%
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.14 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.11 £20.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year +0.55% +3.65% -5.88%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPad in the UK

iPad
Top 15 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 19 August 2019. 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 -125 149 £180 -60.00% 71
UK excluding London -64 85 £180 -6.49% 50
London -98 75 £180 -62.11% 22
South East +12 26 £238 +82.69% 18
South West -22 22 £175 -61.11% 3
Midlands +15 14 £250 +66.67% 6
West Midlands +14 10 - - 5
North of England +6 9 £163 -63.89% 19
Scotland +12 8 £135 -50.46%
North West 0 6 £188 -64.29% 16
Yorkshire +6 3 £163 -59.38% 3
East Midlands +24 2 £250 -33.33% 1
East of England +17 2 £90 -15.29% 3
Wales - 2 £178 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 63 (38.89%) Windows
2 55 (33.95%) E-Commerce
2 55 (33.95%) Active Directory
3 49 (30.25%) iPhone
4 40 (24.69%) Microsoft
5 38 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (22.22%) Office 365
7 34 (20.99%) Android
7 34 (20.99%) Windows 10
8 33 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
9 31 (19.14%) DevOps
10 29 (17.90%) Windows 7
11 25 (15.43%) Apple
11 25 (15.43%) ITIL
12 24 (14.81%) Microservices
12 24 (14.81%) Kubernetes
13 23 (14.20%) User Experience
14 22 (13.58%) Cisco
15 21 (12.96%) Java
15 21 (12.96%) SCCM
16 20 (12.35%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (11.73%) JavaScript
17 19 (11.73%) Skype for Business
17 19 (11.73%) Skype
18 18 (11.11%) Finance
19 17 (10.49%) Docker
20 16 (9.88%) VPN
21 15 (9.26%) Google
22 14 (8.64%) DNS
22 14 (8.64%) Adobe

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 19 (11.73%) Skype for Business
2 13 (8.02%) Confluence
3 11 (6.79%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.32%) CMS
5 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.09%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.47%) Drupal
7 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.85%) Hyperledger
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 33 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.17%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (4.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.32%) Sketch
5 4 (2.47%) InVision
5 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.85%) InDesign
6 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (1.23%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.23%) Shockwave
7 2 (1.23%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.47%) Quorum
2 4 (2.47%) Ripple XRP
3 3 (1.85%) R3 Corda
3 3 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.62%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.22%) Office 365
2 14 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.09%) Apigee
4 5 (3.09%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.47%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.47%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.85%) Heroku
7 1 (0.62%) GitHub
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.73%) Skype
2 16 (9.88%) VPN
3 14 (8.64%) DNS
4 11 (6.79%) LAN
5 10 (6.17%) Firewall
6 9 (5.56%) WAN
7 8 (4.94%) Internet
7 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.94%) VoIP
7 8 (4.94%) Wireless
8 7 (4.32%) DHCP
9 5 (3.09%) WebEx
10 4 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.85%) Telepresence
11 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.62%) FTP
12 1 (0.62%) MPLS
12 1 (0.62%) Network Security
12 1 (0.62%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) Blockchain
2 4 (2.47%) MySQL
3 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Endeca
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) JIRA
2 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.70%) Maven
4 5 (3.09%) Gradle
5 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.85%) gulp
7 2 (1.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.23%) Balsamiq
7 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.23%) NUnit
7 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.62%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.62%) git-flow
8 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Banking
2 8 (4.94%) Marketing
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Law
4 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Analyst
2 26 (16.05%) Developer
3 20 (12.35%) Support Analyst
3 20 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.73%) Desktop Support
5 18 (11.11%) Architect
6 14 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Designer
10 8 (4.94%) IT Support
10 8 (4.94%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.32%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.64%) .NET
1 14 (8.64%) REST
2 12 (7.41%) CSS
3 11 (6.79%) HTML
4 10 (6.17%) Web Services
5 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.56%) Node.js
5 9 (5.56%) Spring
6 8 (4.94%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (4.94%) React
7 7 (4.32%) .NET Core
7 7 (4.32%) RESTful
7 7 (4.32%) Sass
8 4 (2.47%) CSS3
8 4 (2.47%) HTML5
8 4 (2.47%) Redux
8 4 (2.47%) SOAP
8 4 (2.47%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.47%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.25%) iPhone
2 23 (14.20%) User Experience
3 20 (12.35%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (6.79%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.32%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (3.70%) Smartphone
8 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.23%) EPoS
11 2 (1.23%) PDA
12 1 (0.62%) FMCG
12 1 (0.62%) NHS
12 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.89%) Windows
2 34 (20.99%) Android
2 34 (20.99%) Windows 10
3 29 (17.90%) Windows 7
4 14 (8.64%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.17%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.32%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.09%) Linux
8 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.95%) E-Commerce
2 38 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.14%) DevOps
4 25 (15.43%) ITIL
5 24 (14.81%) Microservices
6 13 (8.02%) Mobile Development
7 12 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (7.41%) Migration
7 12 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (6.79%) Content Management
8 11 (6.79%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.17%) Scrum
9 10 (6.17%) Service Management
10 9 (5.56%) Analytics
10 9 (5.56%) TDD
11 8 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.94%) iOS Development
11 8 (4.94%) OO
11 8 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.96%) Java
2 19 (11.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.02%) SQL
4 10 (6.17%) C#
5 8 (4.94%) Kotlin
6 7 (4.32%) Groovy
6 7 (4.32%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.70%) Python
7 6 (3.70%) Scala
8 4 (2.47%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.47%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) ES7
9 3 (1.85%) Java 9
9 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.62%) ES6
11 1 (0.62%) ES8
11 1 (0.62%) Java 8
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.09%) DBS Check
2 5 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.47%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.47%) MCP
3 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) Degree
4 3 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) CCNA
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MCDST
5 1 (0.62%) MCSA
5 1 (0.62%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
1 4 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.49%) Docker
3 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.85%) XenApp
5 2 (1.23%) Firmware
5 2 (1.23%) NDS
5 2 (1.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 21 (12.96%) SCCM
3 8 (4.94%) AirWatch
4 6 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (3.09%) Terraform
6 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.23%) Ansible
8 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.62%) SCOM
9 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.43%) Apple
3 22 (13.58%) Cisco
4 15 (9.26%) Google
5 14 (8.64%) Adobe
6 13 (8.02%) Citrix
7 12 (7.41%) HP
7 12 (7.41%) Oracle
8 8 (4.94%) VMware
9 6 (3.70%) Mitel
9 6 (3.70%) Remedy
9 6 (3.70%) Symantec
9 6 (3.70%) Xamarin
10 5 (3.09%) hybris
10 5 (3.09%) Samsung
10 5 (3.09%) SAP
10 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.47%) Bomgar
11 4 (2.47%) Tealium
12 3 (1.85%) Altiris