Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 584 485 672
Rank change year-on-year -99 +187 -92
Contract jobs citing iPad 233 46 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 20 98
10th Percentile £130 £159 £114
25th Percentile £144 £359 £139
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £198
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +127.85% -53.53%
75th Percentile £615 £538 £400
90th Percentile £700 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £249 £425 £180
% change year-on-year -41.47% +136.11% -52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 3 12
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.95 £16.30
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.38 £17.31
Median hourly rate £14.43 £18.50 £18.85
Median % change year-on-year -22.00% -1.86% +7.71%
75th Percentile £22.59 £21.38 £20.06
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.05 £21.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -18.03% - -7.58%

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 25,096 9,825 24,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.81% 31.51% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,604 6,673 15,972
10th Percentile £305 £263 £265
25th Percentile £413 £369 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £625 £606 £581
90th Percentile £725 £723 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 318 861
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £11.68
25th Percentile £15.03 £16.40 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.00% +31.13% +2.50%
75th Percentile £49.63 £45.19 £46.00
90th Percentile £64.75 £57.88 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.45 £23.20 £19.03
% change year-on-year -11.85% +21.91% +0.16%

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 19 October 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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 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 -81 212 £465 +3.33% 98
UK excluding London -29 136 £249 -41.47% 93
Work from Home -153 105 £575 +9.52% 10
London -152 83 £520 +8.33% 12
South East -44 57 £235 - 14
North of England -44 37 £143 -41.84% 25
North West - 18 £125 - 15
East of England - 15 £675 - 15
Yorkshire -32 14 £550 +124.49% 9
Midlands -71 9 - - 22
South West - 9 £130 - 10
Scotland -77 6 £800 +88.24% 3
North East - 5 - - 1
East Midlands -29 4 - - 10
Wales - 2 £230 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 12

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 96 (41.20%) E-Commerce
2 86 (36.91%) iPhone
3 66 (28.33%) Windows
4 62 (26.61%) DevOps
5 60 (25.75%) Jenkins
6 57 (24.46%) Kubernetes
7 55 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
8 46 (19.74%) Apple iOS
9 45 (19.31%) GCP
9 45 (19.31%) Terraform
10 44 (18.88%) Microsoft
11 43 (18.45%) Java
12 41 (17.60%) Android
13 40 (17.17%) Social Skills
14 38 (16.31%) Git (software)
15 35 (15.02%) Azure
16 34 (14.59%) Finance
17 33 (14.16%) Apple Swift
17 33 (14.16%) BDD
18 32 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (13.30%) TDD
19 31 (13.30%) Active Directory
19 31 (13.30%) Data Engineering
20 29 (12.45%) Microsoft 365
20 29 (12.45%) Python
20 29 (12.45%) AWS
21 28 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (12.02%) Blackberry
21 28 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (12.02%) Data Pipeline

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 (8.15%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.29%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (3.00%) Apache
3 7 (3.00%) CMS
4 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.29%) Apache Pulsar
5 3 (1.29%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 55 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.72%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.72%) Shopify
3 2 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.31%) GCP
2 35 (15.02%) Azure
3 29 (12.45%) AWS
3 29 (12.45%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (4.72%) Serverless
5 10 (4.29%) GitHub
6 9 (3.86%) IaaS
7 8 (3.43%) OpenShift
7 8 (3.43%) PaaS
8 7 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (3.00%) npm
8 7 (3.00%) Yarn
9 5 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.29%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (1.29%) Apple Pay
11 3 (1.29%) Collibra
12 2 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.86%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.58%) DNS
1 13 (5.58%) Internet
2 12 (5.15%) DHCP
2 12 (5.15%) LAN
3 11 (4.72%) WAN
4 9 (3.86%) Wireless
5 8 (3.43%) VPN
5 8 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (3.00%) Firewall
6 7 (3.00%) SAN
7 6 (2.58%) 2G
7 6 (2.58%) Junos
7 6 (2.58%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.29%) HTTP
9 3 (1.29%) SD-WAN
10 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.86%) MPLS
10 2 (0.86%) Skype
11 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.58%) Big Data
2 19 (8.15%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.87%) BigQuery
4 14 (6.01%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.58%) Cloud Spanner
6 12 (5.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.72%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.72%) HBase
8 8 (3.43%) MySQL
9 6 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (2.58%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.72%) HDInsight
12 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.29%) Bigtable
12 3 (1.29%) Flink
12 3 (1.29%) Impala
12 3 (1.29%) Presto
12 3 (1.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (25.75%) Jenkins
2 38 (16.31%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.73%) Xcode
4 11 (4.72%) gulp
5 10 (4.29%) fastlane
5 10 (4.29%) webpack
6 9 (3.86%) JIRA
7 8 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.43%) CircleCI
7 8 (3.43%) CocoaPods
7 8 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.58%) Gradle
9 6 (2.58%) Maven
9 6 (2.58%) Travis CI
10 4 (1.72%) Mocha
11 3 (1.29%) Appium
11 3 (1.29%) Charles Proxy
11 3 (1.29%) Postman
12 2 (0.86%) Cypress.io
General
1 40 (17.17%) Social Skills
2 34 (14.59%) Finance
3 24 (10.30%) Retail
4 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.72%) Banking
6 6 (2.58%) Marketing
7 4 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (1.72%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.86%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Local Government
8 2 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
8 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 58 (24.89%) Developer
2 34 (14.59%) Support Engineer
3 29 (12.45%) Desktop Support
4 28 (12.02%) Data Engineer
5 27 (11.59%) Desktop Engineer
5 27 (11.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 27 (11.59%) iOS Developer
6 18 (7.73%) Analyst
7 13 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.15%) React Developer
9 11 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Architect
10 10 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Help Desk Technician
11 8 (3.43%) IT Support
11 8 (3.43%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.73%) Kafka
2 22 (9.44%) React
3 20 (8.58%) Jest
4 19 (8.15%) JSON
5 17 (7.30%) CSS
5 17 (7.30%) REST
6 16 (6.87%) GraphQL
6 16 (6.87%) HTML
6 16 (6.87%) PySpark
6 16 (6.87%) Spark Streaming
7 12 (5.15%) iOS SDK
8 10 (4.29%) .NET
8 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (3.43%) Next.js
9 8 (3.43%) Node.js
9 8 (3.43%) YAML
10 6 (2.58%) CSS3
10 6 (2.58%) HTML5
10 6 (2.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (36.91%) iPhone
2 28 (12.02%) Blackberry
3 26 (11.16%) Mobile App
4 24 (10.30%) User Experience
5 9 (3.86%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.15%) Digital Signage
6 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.15%) NHS
7 4 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.86%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.86%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (0.86%) Handset
8 2 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.86%) Social Media
8 2 (0.86%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.33%) Windows
2 46 (19.74%) Apple iOS
3 41 (17.60%) Android
4 23 (9.87%) Mac OS X
4 23 (9.87%) Windows 10
5 19 (8.15%) Windows Phone
6 16 (6.87%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.29%) Linux
11 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.20%) E-Commerce
2 62 (26.61%) DevOps
3 33 (14.16%) BDD
4 32 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (13.30%) Data Engineering
5 31 (13.30%) TDD
6 28 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (12.02%) Data Pipeline
6 28 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (11.59%) iOS Development
8 25 (10.73%) Break/Fix
9 21 (9.01%) Validation
10 19 (8.15%) Antivirus Management
10 19 (8.15%) Workflow
11 18 (7.73%) Test Automation
12 16 (6.87%) Data Ingestion
12 16 (6.87%) Full Stack Development
12 16 (6.87%) Software Architecture
13 15 (6.44%) Migration
14 14 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.45%) Java
2 33 (14.16%) Apple Swift
3 29 (12.45%) Python
4 26 (11.16%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.58%) SQL
6 17 (7.30%) TypeScript
7 15 (6.44%) ES6
8 14 (6.01%) Scala
9 13 (5.58%) Groovy
10 12 (5.15%) PHP
11 10 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.00%) C#
12 7 (3.00%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.00%) Ruby
13 5 (2.15%) C
14 2 (0.86%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.72%) Degree
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.29%) CISM
5 3 (1.29%) CISSP
5 3 (1.29%) MCSA
5 3 (1.29%) SSCP
6 2 (0.86%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) CCDP
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.72%) SLA
2 9 (3.86%) QA
3 8 (3.43%) Accessibility
4 5 (2.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (13.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.30%) Docker
3 7 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.58%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (2.58%) vSphere
5 3 (1.29%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (24.46%) Kubernetes
2 45 (19.31%) Terraform
3 16 (6.87%) Ansible
4 11 (4.72%) SCCM
5 7 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.58%) AirWatch
7 5 (2.15%) Oozie
8 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.43%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.59%) Apple
2 27 (11.59%) Google
3 16 (6.87%) SAP
4 14 (6.01%) hybris
5 8 (3.43%) Adobe
5 8 (3.43%) Cisco
5 8 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.43%) VMware
6 7 (3.00%) Meraki
6 7 (3.00%) Oracle
7 6 (2.58%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.58%) Dell
7 6 (2.58%) Juniper
7 6 (2.58%) Kaspersky
7 6 (2.58%) Veeam
8 5 (2.15%) Adyen
8 5 (2.15%) Databricks
9 4 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.29%) Fortinet