Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 526 561
Rank change year-on-year +154 +35 -88
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 157 298 332
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.59% 1.78% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 229 234
Median daily rate £525 £503 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +116.13% -47.46%
10th Percentile £143 £144 £120
90th Percentile £638 £638 £574
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £235
% change year-on-year +5.00% +112.77% -47.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Median hourly rate £20.95 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.84% +34.21% +35.71%
10th Percentile £18.61 £17.53 £13.05
90th Percentile £23.23 £35.00 £24.20
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +34.21% +35.71%

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 6,055 16,727 19,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.27% 20.14% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,766 10,634 12,269
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £163 £156 £184
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK median daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.41% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 1,012 1,350
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +3.46%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +6.06%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 +122 87 £545 +9.00% 9
North of England +100 53 £525 - 3
Yorkshire +61 28 £525 - 1
North West +79 25 £525 -10.64% 1
South East +151 7 £140 -53.33% 2
East of England +88 6 £563 +12.55%
Midlands +89 2 £155 -58.67%
South West +74 2 - - 3
West Midlands +71 2 £155 -
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 119 (75.80%) Linux
2 105 (66.88%) Unix
3 94 (59.87%) Java
4 93 (59.24%) Test Automation
5 91 (57.96%) TDD
6 83 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (51.59%) AWS
7 81 (51.59%) Web Design
7 81 (51.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 79 (50.32%) Continuous Deployment
9 71 (45.22%) Azure
10 62 (39.49%) Microservices
11 61 (38.85%) Java 8
11 61 (38.85%) Web Development
12 60 (38.22%) MongoDB
13 59 (37.58%) Docker
13 59 (37.58%) BDD
13 59 (37.58%) Kubernetes
14 57 (36.31%) Pair Programming
15 54 (34.39%) ActiveMQ
15 54 (34.39%) JAX-RS
16 53 (33.76%) Security Cleared
17 50 (31.85%) Mockito
18 49 (31.21%) Public Sector
19 48 (30.57%) Problem-Solving
20 44 (28.03%) Windows
21 39 (24.84%) HTML
21 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
22 36 (22.93%) Subversion
23 34 (21.66%) JavaScript

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 16 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.46%) Confluence
3 5 (3.18%) JBoss
3 5 (3.18%) Jetty
3 5 (3.18%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.18%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Fuse
3 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.18%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 81 (51.59%) AWS
2 71 (45.22%) Azure
3 15 (9.55%) Office 365
4 5 (3.18%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) HTTP
2 5 (3.18%) DHCP
2 5 (3.18%) DNS
2 5 (3.18%) SSH
3 4 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (2.55%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.55%) Wireless
4 3 (1.91%) SSL
5 2 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) Skype
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.22%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (10.83%) MySQL
5 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.18%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.55%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (31.85%) Mockito
2 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 36 (22.93%) Subversion
4 23 (14.65%) Grunt
4 23 (14.65%) gulp
4 23 (14.65%) Jasmine
4 23 (14.65%) Mocha
5 11 (7.01%) GitLab
6 9 (5.73%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.10%) JIRA
8 6 (3.82%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.82%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.82%) Selenium
9 5 (3.18%) Ant
9 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.18%) ClearCase
9 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.18%) Hudson
9 5 (3.18%) Maven
9 5 (3.18%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 49 (31.21%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.37%) Finance
3 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.18%) Electronics
4 5 (3.18%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (59.87%) Developer
2 59 (37.58%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (7.64%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.01%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Architect
6 8 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.46%) IT Support
7 7 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.82%) Desktop Support
8 6 (3.82%) Digital Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (3.18%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (2.55%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.55%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.39%) ActiveMQ
1 54 (34.39%) JAX-RS
2 39 (24.84%) HTML
3 30 (19.11%) HTML5
3 30 (19.11%) jQuery
4 28 (17.83%) CSS
4 28 (17.83%) Node.js
5 25 (15.92%) Sass
6 23 (14.65%) Mustache
7 16 (10.19%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (8.92%) REST
9 11 (7.01%) Celery
10 9 (5.73%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.46%) LDAP
12 5 (3.18%) JMS
12 5 (3.18%) MSMQ
12 5 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (3.18%) Spring
12 5 (3.18%) STL
12 5 (3.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.66%) User Experience
2 12 (7.64%) iPhone
3 10 (6.37%) Blog
4 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.73%) iPad
5 5 (3.18%) Derivative
5 5 (3.18%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.18%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.91%) Clustering
7 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) AS400
9 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 119 (75.80%) Linux
2 105 (66.88%) Unix
3 44 (28.03%) Windows
4 21 (13.38%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.64%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.64%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.37%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.46%) Android
9 6 (3.82%) CentOS
10 5 (3.18%) Debian
10 5 (3.18%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.64%) VMS
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.24%) Test Automation
2 91 (57.96%) TDD
3 83 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (51.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 81 (51.59%) Web Design
5 79 (50.32%) Continuous Deployment
6 62 (39.49%) Microservices
7 61 (38.85%) Web Development
8 59 (37.58%) BDD
9 57 (36.31%) Pair Programming
10 48 (30.57%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (17.20%) Web Accessibility
12 23 (14.65%) Front End Development
13 22 (14.01%) DevOps
14 19 (12.10%) Configuration Management
15 13 (8.28%) Business Continuity
16 9 (5.73%) Scrum
17 8 (5.10%) Deployment Automation
17 8 (5.10%) ETL
17 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (59.87%) Java
2 61 (38.85%) Java 8
3 34 (21.66%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.01%) Python
5 17 (10.83%) SQL
6 10 (6.37%) C
7 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.46%) Ruby
9 6 (3.82%) C++
9 6 (3.82%) Groovy
9 6 (3.82%) Scala
10 5 (3.18%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.18%) Clojure
10 5 (3.18%) ClojureScript
10 5 (3.18%) Perl
10 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.55%) VBA
12 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) Security Cleared
2 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (14.01%) DBS Check
4 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.18%) Degree
5 5 (3.18%) MCSE
6 3 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.27%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.83%) WCAG
2 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) WAI
System Software
1 59 (37.58%) Docker
2 16 (10.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.91%) KVM
3 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (37.58%) Kubernetes
2 11 (7.01%) Terraform
3 9 (5.73%) Grafana
4 8 (5.10%) Puppet
5 7 (4.46%) Kibana
5 7 (4.46%) Salt
6 5 (3.18%) SCCM
7 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.91%) WSUS
8 2 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.27%) Ansible
8 2 (1.27%) Graylog
8 2 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (12.10%) Apple
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.37%) Citrix
3 8 (5.10%) VMware
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
5 6 (3.82%) Cisco
5 6 (3.82%) SAP
6 5 (3.18%) Adobe
6 5 (3.18%) Axway
6 5 (3.18%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.18%) Dell
6 5 (3.18%) Hortonworks
6 5 (3.18%) HP
6 5 (3.18%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.18%) Sparx
6 5 (3.18%) Sybase
7 4 (2.55%) Google
7 4 (2.55%) Remedy
8 3 (1.91%) Signiant