Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 504 534
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30 -136
Contract jobs citing iPad 404 432 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.25% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 240 200
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £130 £145 £152
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +1.54% -12.16% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 34
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - +14.45%
10th Percentile £12.62 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £23.53 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year +18.64% -12.41% +6.92%

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 34092 34695 37236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.62% 33.09% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22621 22783 23665
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1190 1468
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +4 380 £415 +16.90% 31
London -2 231 £459 +14.69% 18
UK excluding London -25 166 £330 +1.54% 14
North of England +39 51 £330 +1.54% 3
South West +18 39 £368 -2.00% 3
South East -4 34 £345 +25.45% 4
North West +28 27 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -3 18 £356 -13.64% 1
Midlands +16 17 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England -21 12 £325 -
Scotland -7 11 £500 +19.05% 1
West Midlands +31 10 £425 +17.24% 3
East Midlands -4 6 £300 +4.35%
Wales +2 4 £150 -9.09%
North East +68 3 £538 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £108 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 182 (45.05%) iPhone
2 156 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (30.20%) Apple iOS
4 118 (29.21%) Windows
5 110 (27.23%) E-Commerce
6 105 (25.99%) RESTful
7 96 (23.76%) iOS Development
8 95 (23.51%) Java
9 90 (22.28%) TDD
10 83 (20.54%) Objective-C
11 79 (19.55%) Git (software)
12 78 (19.31%) Apple Swift
13 76 (18.81%) Web Services
14 73 (18.07%) Windows 7
15 69 (17.08%) Oracle
16 65 (16.09%) Scrum
16 65 (16.09%) User Experience
17 64 (15.84%) Microsoft
18 60 (14.85%) J2EE
18 60 (14.85%) JIRA
19 59 (14.60%) Apple
20 58 (14.36%) Active Directory
21 57 (14.11%) OO
22 56 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
23 55 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
24 54 (13.37%) JavaScript
25 53 (13.12%) Xcode
25 53 (13.12%) Content Management
26 51 (12.62%) Cocoa
26 51 (12.62%) Docker

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 38 (9.41%) CMS
1 38 (9.41%) Confluence
2 35 (8.66%) WebSphere
3 34 (8.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (7.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (6.19%) JBoss
6 19 (4.70%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.72%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.98%) Apache
9 8 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.73%) nginx
11 5 (1.24%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.24%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.74%) Drupal
13 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 56 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (8.66%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.98%) Magento
3 6 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.74%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.67%) Office 365
2 18 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.22%) GitHub
4 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.98%) PaaS
6 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.50%) npm
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) iTunes
7 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.18%) Internet
1 29 (7.18%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.20%) LAN
3 19 (4.70%) VPN
4 12 (2.97%) DNS
4 12 (2.97%) Network Security
5 11 (2.72%) WAN
6 10 (2.48%) DHCP
7 8 (1.98%) Firewall
8 7 (1.73%) VLAN
9 4 (0.99%) HTTP
9 4 (0.99%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.99%) NAS
9 4 (0.99%) VoIP
9 4 (0.99%) Wireless
10 3 (0.74%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.74%) FTP
10 3 (0.74%) Intranet
10 3 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.19%) Endeca
2 19 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.71%) MySQL
4 10 (2.48%) Big Data
5 8 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.50%) GIS
8 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 60 (14.85%) JIRA
3 53 (13.12%) Xcode
4 51 (12.62%) Jenkins
5 33 (8.17%) Gradle
6 28 (6.93%) JUnit
6 28 (6.93%) Selenium
7 25 (6.19%) Mockito
7 25 (6.19%) Spock
8 14 (3.47%) Maven
8 14 (3.47%) Subversion
9 13 (3.22%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.48%) git-flow
11 9 (2.23%) Gerrit
11 9 (2.23%) SonarQube
11 9 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.98%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.73%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.24%) Grunt
14 5 (1.24%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 41 (10.15%) Finance
2 33 (8.17%) Publishing
3 24 (5.94%) Retail
4 19 (4.70%) Banking
5 11 (2.72%) Marketing
6 10 (2.48%) Games
7 7 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.49%) Legal
9 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.99%) Advertising
10 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.50%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (45.79%) Developer
2 92 (22.77%) iOS Developer
3 42 (10.40%) Analyst
4 38 (9.41%) Architect
5 31 (7.67%) Desktop Support
6 29 (7.18%) Support Engineer
7 26 (6.44%) Oracle Developer
8 25 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 20 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (4.21%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (3.22%) IT Support
12 13 (3.22%) Senior iOS Developer
12 13 (3.22%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.22%) Windows Engineer
13 12 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (2.97%) IT Engineer
13 12 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.99%) RESTful
2 76 (18.81%) Web Services
3 60 (14.85%) J2EE
4 51 (12.62%) Cocoa
5 39 (9.65%) REST
6 37 (9.16%) HTML
7 36 (8.91%) Spring
8 32 (7.92%) CSS
9 28 (6.93%) SOAP
10 22 (5.45%) JDBC
11 21 (5.20%) .NET
12 19 (4.70%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.70%) iOS SDK
13 18 (4.46%) Node.js
13 18 (4.46%) React
14 15 (3.71%) JSON
14 15 (3.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (3.71%) XML
15 14 (3.47%) jQuery
16 12 (2.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 182 (45.05%) iPhone
2 65 (16.09%) User Experience
3 45 (11.14%) Blackberry
4 43 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (9.41%) Mobile App
6 25 (6.19%) Social Media
7 23 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (5.69%) Virtual Team
8 16 (3.96%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.97%) FMCG
10 7 (1.73%) Animation
11 6 (1.49%) Fintech
12 5 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.24%) Online Games
13 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 122 (30.20%) Apple iOS
2 118 (29.21%) Windows
3 73 (18.07%) Windows 7
4 34 (8.42%) Windows 10
5 33 (8.17%) Windows 8
6 27 (6.68%) Android
7 24 (5.94%) Linux
8 18 (4.46%) Windows Server
9 15 (3.71%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.47%) Unix
11 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (27.23%) E-Commerce
3 96 (23.76%) iOS Development
4 90 (22.28%) TDD
5 65 (16.09%) Scrum
6 57 (14.11%) OO
7 55 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (13.12%) Content Management
9 50 (12.38%) BDD
10 48 (11.88%) ITIL
11 35 (8.66%) OOD
12 32 (7.92%) DevOps
12 32 (7.92%) Microservices
12 32 (7.92%) SOA
13 30 (7.43%) Software Architecture
14 29 (7.18%) High Availability
15 28 (6.93%) Acceptance Criteria
16 27 (6.68%) B2C
17 26 (6.44%) ERP
18 24 (5.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (23.51%) Java
2 83 (20.54%) Objective-C
3 78 (19.31%) Apple Swift
4 54 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.93%) C#
6 26 (6.44%) Python
7 20 (4.95%) SQL
8 16 (3.96%) Groovy
9 15 (3.71%) C++
9 15 (3.71%) Ruby
10 13 (3.22%) PHP
11 8 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.99%) ES6
13 3 (0.74%) Perl
13 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.50%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.50%) Scala
15 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (6.19%) Degree
2 16 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.47%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.74%) MCITP
8 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.50%) CCENT
8 2 (0.50%) CCNA
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) MCDST
8 2 (0.50%) MCSA
8 2 (0.50%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.66%) QA
2 11 (2.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) GPG13
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 51 (12.62%) Docker
3 17 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.73%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.24%) vSphere
7 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.50%) Samba
8 2 (0.50%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (10.15%) Ansible
2 21 (5.20%) SCCM
3 18 (4.46%) AirWatch
4 13 (3.22%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.23%) Puppet
7 4 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.50%) Icinga
9 2 (0.50%) Nagios
9 2 (0.50%) Salt
9 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.50%) Terraform
10 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.25%) EnCase
10 1 (0.25%) FTK
10 1 (0.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (17.08%) Oracle
2 64 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 59 (14.60%) Apple
4 50 (12.38%) ATG
5 23 (5.69%) Cisco
6 20 (4.95%) VMware
7 16 (3.96%) HP
8 14 (3.47%) SAP
9 11 (2.72%) Bloomberg
10 10 (2.48%) Dell
10 10 (2.48%) Symantec
11 8 (1.98%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.98%) Citrix
12 7 (1.73%) hybris
12 7 (1.73%) IBM
13 6 (1.49%) Adobe
13 6 (1.49%) Google
13 6 (1.49%) Guidewire
13 6 (1.49%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.49%) Xamarin