Period
to 1 March 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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 495 510 569
Rank change year-on-year +15 +59 -40
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 72 180 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 1.47% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 124 213
Median daily rate £500 £218 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +129.89% -48.82% +1.19%
10th Percentile £285 £125 £133
90th Percentile £630 £600 £623
UK median daily rate £500 £215 £450
% change year-on-year +132.56% -52.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 £18.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.94% +46.71% -27.75%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.70 £12.25
90th Percentile £36.30 £32.75 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £23.75 £18.06
% change year-on-year +121.05% +31.49% -27.75%

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 6,638 12,253 18,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.33% 20.22% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,298 7,943 12,049
Median daily rate £440 £413 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.90% +2.06%
10th Percentile £169 £140 £160
90th Percentile £625 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £440 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +7.32% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 918 1,134
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.10 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +0.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year -0.40% +3.80% +2.18%

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 1 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

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 1 March 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 -17 40 £550 +152.87% 7
North of England +82 15 £525 +208.82% 3
Yorkshire +52 12 £550 - 1
South East +93 7 £315 +75.00%
South West +61 4 £500 +20.48% 2
North East +34 3 £450 -5.26% 1
East of England +54 2 £475 -15.59%
Midlands +43 1 - - 2
East Midlands +21 1 - - 2
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 46 (63.89%) Test Automation
2 42 (58.33%) Linux
3 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (54.17%) Unix
5 34 (47.22%) Java
6 33 (45.83%) Continuous Deployment
7 28 (38.89%) TDD
7 28 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 27 (37.50%) Web Design
9 24 (33.33%) Azure
10 23 (31.94%) Web Development
10 23 (31.94%) Docker
10 23 (31.94%) Kubernetes
11 21 (29.17%) Microservices
11 21 (29.17%) AWS
11 21 (29.17%) Windows
12 20 (27.78%) Apple
13 19 (26.39%) Apple iOS
13 19 (26.39%) REST
14 18 (25.00%) BDD
14 18 (25.00%) Java 8
15 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
15 17 (23.61%) HTML
15 17 (23.61%) Pair Programming
16 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
17 13 (18.06%) Subversion
17 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (18.06%) DevOps
18 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) Drupal
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.78%) WordPress
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Azure
2 21 (29.17%) AWS
3 5 (6.94%) GitHub
4 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) G Suite
6 1 (1.39%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.39%) npm
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.78%) DHCP
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.39%) WebEx
5 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.94%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Ingres
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Subversion
3 11 (15.28%) fastlane
3 11 (15.28%) Xcode
4 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.33%) Mockito
6 5 (6.94%) CocoaPods
6 5 (6.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.56%) CircleCI
7 4 (5.56%) Grunt
7 4 (5.56%) gulp
7 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.56%) JIRA
7 4 (5.56%) Mocha
8 3 (4.17%) JUnit
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.78%) Selenium
10 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.39%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.39%) Gradle
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.78%) French Language
7 1 (1.39%) Advertising
7 1 (1.39%) Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) German Language
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) REST
2 17 (23.61%) HTML
3 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (15.28%) .NET
5 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 10 (13.89%) CSS
5 10 (13.89%) JAX-RS
6 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 8 (11.11%) JSON
6 8 (11.11%) Node.js
7 6 (8.33%) HTML5
7 6 (8.33%) jQuery
7 6 (8.33%) Sass
8 5 (6.94%) Dropwizard
8 5 (6.94%) Spring
9 4 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (5.56%) Mustache
9 4 (5.56%) RESTful
9 4 (5.56%) XML
10 3 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) iPad
1 11 (15.28%) iPhone
2 7 (9.72%) User Experience
3 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.56%) Digital Signage
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) NHS
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.39%) Social Media
7 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Linux
2 39 (54.17%) Unix
3 21 (29.17%) Windows
4 19 (26.39%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.94%) Android
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Test Automation
2 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (45.83%) Continuous Deployment
4 28 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (38.89%) TDD
5 27 (37.50%) Web Design
6 23 (31.94%) Web Development
7 21 (29.17%) Microservices
8 18 (25.00%) BDD
9 17 (23.61%) Pair Programming
10 13 (18.06%) DevOps
11 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (16.67%) Software Architecture
12 11 (15.28%) iOS Development
13 10 (13.89%) API Development
14 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 8 (11.11%) Front End Development
16 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (9.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) Java 8
3 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) Apple Swift
4 11 (15.28%) PHP
4 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.72%) Python
5 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) SQL
6 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) VBScript
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) ES6
8 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) WCAG
2 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Docker
2 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (31.94%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.17%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 3 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.78%) Puppet
4 2 (2.78%) WMI
5 1 (1.39%) Ansible
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.39%) Grafana
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Apple
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Citrix
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Adobe
6 2 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Meraki
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com