Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 486 442
Rank change year-on-year -41 -44 -21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 338 425 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 2.00% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 270 325
England median daily rate £420 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £130 £128 £159
90th Percentile £599 £570 £599
UK median daily rate £420 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +1.20% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 46
England median hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +3.86% +22.21%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.43 £12.13
90th Percentile £165.00 £20.00 £23.25
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year +66.67% -5.59% +22.21%

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 19843 21285 22798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.99% 21.63% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 13565 13576
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £190
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1210 1184 1840
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £41.78
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% -1.36% +6.45%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 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
London -41 175 £200 -33.33% 28
South East +6 52 £463 +8.82% 3
North of England +65 43 £439 -1.18% 9
East of England -3 36 £481 +143.67% 2
Yorkshire +41 32 £475 +7.95% 5
Midlands -28 22 £575 +27.78% 5
West Midlands +19 20 £575 +30.68% 1
North West +25 11 £200 -12.09% 3
South West -16 10 £408 +31.45% 2
East Midlands -54 2 £231 -49.45% 4
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 178 (52.66%) Linux
2 169 (50.00%) Windows
3 160 (47.34%) Unix
4 139 (41.12%) Java
5 137 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (39.94%) Git (software)
7 103 (30.47%) Test Automation
8 88 (26.04%) Relational Database
9 87 (25.74%) Active Directory
10 77 (22.78%) Android
11 76 (22.49%) Microsoft
12 74 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (21.89%) Subversion
13 70 (20.71%) TDD
13 70 (20.71%) Configuration Management
14 68 (20.12%) Scrum
14 68 (20.12%) Windows 7
15 62 (18.34%) JavaScript
15 62 (18.34%) Python
16 60 (17.75%) HTTP
16 60 (17.75%) Apple iOS
17 58 (17.16%) HTML
17 58 (17.16%) Mentoring
18 55 (16.27%) Microsoft Office
18 55 (16.27%) Web Development
19 54 (15.98%) Apple
20 50 (14.79%) Windows Server
21 49 (14.50%) Office 365
22 48 (14.20%) SQL
22 48 (14.20%) Kanban

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 19 (5.62%) Confluence
1 19 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.96%) JBoss
3 8 (2.37%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.07%) Apache
5 6 (1.78%) CMS
5 6 (1.78%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.48%) Alfresco
6 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.89%) Mule
8 3 (0.89%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.89%) nginx
9 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (16.27%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.18%) CINEMA 4D
3 4 (1.18%) Vectorworks
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) HipChat
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.50%) Office 365
2 31 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.14%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.59%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.59%) G Suite
5 2 (0.59%) npm
5 2 (0.59%) Route 53
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.75%) HTTP
2 39 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 29 (8.58%) LAN
4 26 (7.69%) Wireless
5 24 (7.10%) Internet
6 23 (6.80%) 3G
7 17 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (5.03%) SSL
8 16 (4.73%) DNS
8 16 (4.73%) VPN
9 15 (4.44%) Firewall
10 14 (4.14%) DHCP
10 14 (4.14%) LTE
11 13 (3.85%) LDAP
11 13 (3.85%) WAN
12 12 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.96%) 4G
14 9 (2.66%) GPRS
14 9 (2.66%) GSM
14 9 (2.66%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (26.04%) Relational Database
2 42 (12.43%) MySQL
3 32 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 30 (8.88%) NoSQL
5 29 (8.58%) Redis
6 15 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.37%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.37%) Neo4j
8 7 (2.07%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.78%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.18%) Big Data
10 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.59%) DB2
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.30%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.30%) HBase
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 135 (39.94%) Git (software)
2 74 (21.89%) Subversion
3 45 (13.31%) Jenkins
4 32 (9.47%) JIRA
5 29 (8.58%) Cucumber
6 18 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (5.33%) Selenium
7 17 (5.03%) Appium
7 17 (5.03%) Bitbucket
7 17 (5.03%) WebDriver
8 14 (4.14%) SoapUI
9 13 (3.85%) JUnit
10 10 (2.96%) Protractor
11 8 (2.37%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.37%) Mockito
12 6 (1.78%) gulp
13 5 (1.48%) Grunt
13 5 (1.48%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.48%) Xcode
14 3 (0.89%) NUnit
General
1 29 (8.58%) Retail
2 28 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.99%) Finance
3 27 (7.99%) Games
4 20 (5.92%) Banking
5 17 (5.03%) Marketing
6 16 (4.73%) Electronics
7 15 (4.44%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.25%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.48%) Front Office
9 5 (1.48%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.18%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Advertising
12 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.30%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.30%) Legal
13 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (32.84%) Developer
2 51 (15.09%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.61%) Analyst
4 41 (12.13%) Support Engineer
5 34 (10.06%) Tester
6 33 (9.76%) Desktop Support
7 31 (9.17%) Automation Tester
8 28 (8.28%) IT Support
9 27 (7.99%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.40%) Support Analyst
11 24 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (6.80%) Architect
13 21 (6.21%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (5.33%) Service Analyst
14 18 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
15 17 (5.03%) IT Engineer
15 17 (5.03%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (5.03%) Mac Engineer
16 16 (4.73%) Windows Support Engineer
17 15 (4.44%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.16%) HTML
2 44 (13.02%) RESTful
3 38 (11.24%) CSS
4 37 (10.95%) JSON
5 35 (10.36%) REST
5 35 (10.36%) SOAP
6 32 (9.47%) XML
7 31 (9.17%) Web Services
8 28 (8.28%) Middleware
9 23 (6.80%) Node.js
10 22 (6.51%) Hibernate
11 16 (4.73%) Spring
12 15 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (4.14%) Django
13 14 (4.14%) Flask
13 14 (4.14%) JSON Schema
13 14 (4.14%) WSDL
13 14 (4.14%) XSD
14 11 (3.25%) React
15 9 (2.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.62%) Smartphone
2 18 (5.33%) Blog
3 17 (5.03%) Online Games
4 15 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (4.14%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.25%) User Experience
7 9 (2.66%) CMDB
7 9 (2.66%) iPhone
8 8 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.78%) iPad
10 5 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.18%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.89%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.89%) PDA
13 2 (0.59%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 178 (52.66%) Linux
2 169 (50.00%) Windows
3 160 (47.34%) Unix
4 77 (22.78%) Android
5 68 (20.12%) Windows 7
6 60 (17.75%) Apple iOS
7 50 (14.79%) Windows Server
8 40 (11.83%) Windows 10
9 19 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (3.85%) Mac OS
11 13 (3.85%) Windows Phone
12 8 (2.37%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.78%) CentOS
13 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.48%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.18%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (30.47%) Test Automation
3 74 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (20.71%) Configuration Management
4 70 (20.71%) TDD
5 68 (20.12%) Scrum
6 58 (17.16%) Mentoring
7 55 (16.27%) Web Development
8 48 (14.20%) Kanban
9 43 (12.72%) DevOps
10 41 (12.13%) ITIL
11 39 (11.54%) SOA
12 38 (11.24%) Continuous Deployment
13 31 (9.17%) Pair Programming
14 29 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (8.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 28 (8.28%) Open Source
15 28 (8.28%) Web Design
16 26 (7.69%) Service Management
17 24 (7.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 139 (41.12%) Java
2 62 (18.34%) JavaScript
2 62 (18.34%) Python
3 48 (14.20%) SQL
4 37 (10.95%) Scala
5 25 (7.40%) Ruby
6 23 (6.80%) Apple Swift
7 15 (4.44%) PHP
8 13 (3.85%) C
9 12 (3.55%) R
10 11 (3.25%) Go
10 11 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.66%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.66%) VB
12 8 (2.37%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.78%) C++
13 6 (1.78%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.78%) Perl
14 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.85%) Degree
2 13 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.78%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.48%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.48%) CISM
5 5 (1.48%) CISSP
5 5 (1.48%) MCITP
6 4 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.18%) MCSE
7 3 (0.89%) CCNA
7 3 (0.89%) CCSA
7 3 (0.89%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) CWNA
8 2 (0.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.28%) QA
2 17 (5.03%) SLA
3 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 87 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.76%) Docker
3 15 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.78%) vSphere
6 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.18%) NFS
6 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.59%) Samba
8 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.30%) HDFS
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (7.99%) SCCM
2 19 (5.62%) Jamf Pro
3 18 (5.33%) Puppet
4 14 (4.14%) Ansible
5 12 (3.55%) AirWatch
6 10 (2.96%) Kibana
6 10 (2.96%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.96%) logstash
6 10 (2.96%) Prometheus
7 7 (2.07%) Grafana
7 7 (2.07%) StatsD
7 7 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.18%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.18%) Nagios
8 4 (1.18%) WSUS
9 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.59%) cPanel
10 2 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.59%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 76 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.98%) Apple
3 27 (7.99%) Cisco
4 23 (6.80%) HP
5 21 (6.21%) Splunk
6 20 (5.92%) MuleSoft
7 17 (5.03%) Dell
7 17 (5.03%) VMware
8 16 (4.73%) SAP
9 14 (4.14%) Meraki
9 14 (4.14%) WSO2
10 13 (3.85%) Oracle
11 12 (3.55%) LANDesk
12 10 (2.96%) AppDynamics
12 10 (2.96%) MobileIron
13 9 (2.66%) Adobe
13 9 (2.66%) Google
14 8 (2.37%) Symantec
15 6 (1.78%) Citrix
16 5 (1.48%) Red Hat