Period
to 29 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 6 months to 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Mac OS X
UK > England
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 413 523 591
Rank change year-on-year +110 +68 -35
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 94 257 294
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 1.67% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 179 218
Median daily rate £525 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +27.27% -33.53%
10th Percentile £286 £130 £119
90th Percentile £600 £638 £550
UK median daily rate £533 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +52.14% +27.27% -33.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £20.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.50% -15.79% -18.10%
10th Percentile £36.75 £15.98 £12.77
90th Percentile £40.25 £61.15 £26.85
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +92.50% -15.79% -15.93%

Mac OS X is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5,687 15,403 19,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.57% 20.65% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,414 9,600 12,432
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% - -
10th Percentile £165 £146 £163
90th Percentile £625 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 1,110 1,358
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.39
% change year-on-year +14.29% +0.62% -0.61%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in England.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in England.

Hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the England region over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. 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
London +74 54 £550 +139.13% 6
North of England +122 24 £538 +7.50% 7
Yorkshire +54 12 £550 +10.00% 5
North West +90 11 £525 +191.67% 2
South East +138 5 £315 -16.56% 3
East of England +89 5 £500 -33.33% 5
South West +88 5 £500 +11.11%
North East +38 1 £425 -
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X 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 across the England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 68 (72.34%) Linux
2 65 (69.15%) Test Automation
3 62 (65.96%) Unix
4 55 (58.51%) Java
5 54 (57.45%) TDD
6 49 (52.13%) Web Design
6 49 (52.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 49 (52.13%) Continuous Deployment
7 48 (51.06%) Git (software)
7 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (48.94%) HTML
9 43 (45.74%) Subversion
10 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
11 39 (41.49%) User Experience
12 36 (38.30%) CSS
13 35 (37.23%) jQuery
14 34 (36.17%) HTML5
15 33 (35.11%) Node.js
15 33 (35.11%) WCAG
15 33 (35.11%) Security Cleared
16 31 (32.98%) Web Accessibility
17 30 (31.91%) Web Development
17 30 (31.91%) AWS
17 30 (31.91%) Sass
18 27 (28.72%) Azure
18 27 (28.72%) Front End Development
19 26 (27.66%) gulp
19 26 (27.66%) Grunt
19 26 (27.66%) Jasmine
19 26 (27.66%) Mustache

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.51%) Confluence
3 6 (6.38%) JBoss
3 6 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.32%) Jetty
4 5 (5.32%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.91%) AWS
2 27 (28.72%) Azure
3 6 (6.38%) Office 365
4 3 (3.19%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.13%) GitHub
6 1 (1.06%) G Suite
6 1 (1.06%) npm
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) HTTP
2 5 (5.32%) SSH
3 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.19%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.19%) SSL
4 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) Skype
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.77%) MySQL
2 12 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.06%) Ingres
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (51.06%) Git (software)
2 43 (45.74%) Subversion
3 26 (27.66%) Grunt
3 26 (27.66%) gulp
3 26 (27.66%) Jasmine
3 26 (27.66%) Mocha
4 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.70%) Mockito
6 9 (9.57%) fastlane
6 9 (9.57%) JIRA
6 9 (9.57%) Xcode
7 7 (7.45%) Selenium
8 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.38%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.38%) Gradle
8 6 (6.38%) IntelliJ
9 5 (5.32%) Ant
9 5 (5.32%) ClearCase
9 5 (5.32%) FishEye
9 5 (5.32%) Maven
General
1 25 (26.60%) Public Sector
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (62.77%) Developer
2 28 (29.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (22.34%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) iOS Developer
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (5.32%) HTML Developer
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.94%) HTML
2 36 (38.30%) CSS
3 35 (37.23%) jQuery
4 34 (36.17%) HTML5
5 33 (35.11%) Node.js
6 30 (31.91%) Sass
7 26 (27.66%) Mustache
8 17 (18.09%) REST
9 13 (13.83%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (13.83%) JAX-RS
10 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
11 10 (10.64%) JSON
11 10 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (10.64%) Spring
12 9 (9.57%) XML
13 8 (8.51%) .NET
13 8 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
14 7 (7.45%) JMS
15 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.49%) User Experience
2 8 (8.51%) iPad
2 8 (8.51%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) Derivative
4 4 (4.26%) Blog
4 4 (4.26%) Digital Signage
5 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (72.34%) Linux
2 62 (65.96%) Unix
3 21 (22.34%) Windows
4 20 (21.28%) Apple iOS
5 8 (8.51%) Android
5 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.32%) CentOS
6 5 (5.32%) Debian
6 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Test Automation
2 54 (57.45%) TDD
3 49 (52.13%) Continuous Deployment
3 49 (52.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 49 (52.13%) Web Design
4 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (32.98%) Web Accessibility
6 30 (31.91%) Web Development
7 27 (28.72%) Front End Development
8 21 (22.34%) DevOps
8 21 (22.34%) Microservices
8 21 (22.34%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (18.09%) Pair Programming
10 16 (17.02%) BDD
11 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
12 10 (10.64%) Software Architecture
13 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (9.57%) iOS Development
13 9 (9.57%) Scrum
14 8 (8.51%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (58.51%) Java
2 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.09%) Java 8
4 12 (12.77%) Python
5 11 (11.70%) SQL
6 9 (9.57%) Apple Swift
6 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.45%) PHP
8 6 (6.38%) C
8 6 (6.38%) Ruby
9 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.32%) C++
9 5 (5.32%) Clojure
9 5 (5.32%) ClojureScript
9 5 (5.32%) Groovy
9 5 (5.32%) Perl
9 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.32%) Scala
9 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (35.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.89%) DBS Check
4 12 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.13%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.13%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.06%) Degree
7 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.11%) WCAG
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.13%) WAI
4 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Docker
2 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.51%) Puppet
3 5 (5.32%) Grafana
3 5 (5.32%) Salt
3 5 (5.32%) Terraform
4 4 (4.26%) AirWatch
4 4 (4.26%) Kibana
4 4 (4.26%) SCCM
4 4 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.19%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) WSUS
7 1 (1.06%) Ansible
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Apple
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle
4 5 (5.32%) Axway
4 5 (5.32%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.32%) Hortonworks
4 5 (5.32%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.32%) Sparx
4 5 (5.32%) Sybase
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Remedy