Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 542 472 566
Rank change year-on-year -70 +94 -25
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 66 146 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 1.58% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 107 211
10th Percentile £215 £128 £171
25th Percentile £425 £146 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £228 £525
Median % change year-on-year +119.30% -56.57% +31.25%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £619
90th Percentile £638 £600 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £225 £525
% change year-on-year +122.22% -57.14% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 19
10th Percentile £11.88 £15.00 £12.40
25th Percentile £12.25 £18.27 £14.75
Median hourly rate £12.75 £21.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -39.29% +35.48% -16.22%
75th Percentile £13.38 £26.75 £26.00
90th Percentile £13.50 £27.25 £27.05
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -39.53% +38.71% -13.89%

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 7,159 9,258 17,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.11% 20.04% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,720 6,054 11,110
10th Percentile £185 £145 £160
25th Percentile £327 £263 £318
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
75th Percentile £544 £530 £540
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 700 966
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.68 £13.69 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.42 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.99% +2.49% -
75th Percentile £43.00 £21.44 £29.50
90th Percentile £57.78 £47.26 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.76 £17.50 £16.95
% change year-on-year +1.49% +3.24% +2.73%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 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
London -68 40 £550 +141.23% 13
North of England +34 14 £513 +184.72% 12
Yorkshire +30 8 £525 +1.20% 4
South East +33 5 £318 +132.37% 8
North East +32 4 £450 -5.26% 5
South West +32 2 £500 +15.61% 3
North West +12 2 - - 3
East of England +29 1 £165 -65.30% 3
Midlands +12 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 43 (65.15%) Linux
2 40 (60.61%) Test Automation
3 37 (56.06%) Unix
4 32 (48.48%) Continuous Deployment
5 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (42.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (40.91%) Web Design
8 26 (39.39%) Java
9 24 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 24 (36.36%) Web Development
10 23 (34.85%) Windows
11 22 (33.33%) Azure
11 22 (33.33%) Apple iOS
12 21 (31.82%) TDD
13 20 (30.30%) Docker
13 20 (30.30%) Kubernetes
13 20 (30.30%) AWS
14 19 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (27.27%) Microservices
15 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
16 17 (25.76%) Apple
16 17 (25.76%) Java 8
17 16 (24.24%) HTTP
17 16 (24.24%) Pair Programming
17 16 (24.24%) Finance
17 16 (24.24%) BDD
18 15 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
18 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
19 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
19 14 (21.21%) Social Skills

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 2 (3.03%) Apache
1 2 (3.03%) Confluence
1 2 (3.03%) Drupal
1 2 (3.03%) IIS
1 2 (3.03%) Joomla!
1 2 (3.03%) WordPress
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Azure
2 20 (30.30%) AWS
3 8 (12.12%) IaaS
4 5 (7.58%) GitHub
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 3 (4.55%) Azure Sentinel
5 3 (4.55%) GCP
6 2 (3.03%) SaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) HTTP
2 6 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) DNS
4 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) 2G
6 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.52%) WebEx
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) MySQL
5 3 (4.55%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Subversion
3 7 (10.61%) fastlane
3 7 (10.61%) Xcode
4 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.58%) CocoaPods
5 5 (7.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.06%) CircleCI
6 4 (6.06%) Mockito
7 2 (3.03%) Grunt
7 2 (3.03%) gulp
7 2 (3.03%) IDA Disassembler
7 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Mocha
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Social Skills
3 11 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 9 (13.64%) Marketing
5 8 (12.12%) Electronics
5 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
5 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.55%) Banking
8 2 (3.03%) French Language
8 2 (3.03%) Games
8 2 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (3.03%) Retail
9 1 (1.52%) Advertising
9 1 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Ruby Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 7 (10.61%) iOS Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) AWS Developer
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Technician
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (19.70%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) .NET
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.61%) JAX-RS
5 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.58%) JSON
6 4 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js
7 3 (4.55%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) Dropwizard
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) Mustache
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
8 2 (3.03%) Sass
8 2 (3.03%) Spring
8 2 (3.03%) Web Services
9 1 (1.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) iPad
1 11 (16.67%) iPhone
1 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Linux
2 37 (56.06%) Unix
3 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 22 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 6 (9.09%) Android
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Test Automation
2 32 (48.48%) Continuous Deployment
3 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (42.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (40.91%) Web Design
6 24 (36.36%) Web Development
7 21 (31.82%) TDD
8 19 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (27.27%) Microservices
10 16 (24.24%) BDD
10 16 (24.24%) Pair Programming
11 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
12 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
13 9 (13.64%) Capacity Management
13 9 (13.64%) Information Security
13 9 (13.64%) Prototyping
13 9 (13.64%) User Stories
14 8 (12.12%) Availability Management
14 8 (12.12%) Secure Coding
14 8 (12.12%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) Java 8
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.18%) Python
4 12 (18.18%) Ruby
5 8 (12.12%) PHP
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 7 (10.61%) Apple Swift
6 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.55%) VBScript
8 2 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CEH
4 1 (1.52%) CISA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
4 1 (1.52%) FFIEC
4 1 (1.52%) GIAC
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) NIST
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) WCAG
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) GLBA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Docker
2 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) EnCase
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) WMI
2 2 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Apple
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) SAP
4 7 (10.61%) Citrix
5 4 (6.06%) Google
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 3 (4.55%) Alibaba
7 2 (3.03%) Adobe
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.52%) Avaya
8 1 (1.52%) Meraki
8 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) Sun