Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 595 488 531
Rank change year-on-year -107 +43 +34
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 159 62 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.02% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 53 135
10th Percentile £144 £298 £129
25th Percentile £163 £425 £150
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £525 £230
Median % change year-on-year -42.86% +128.26% -38.67%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £525
90th Percentile £654 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £525 £230
% change year-on-year -19.05% +128.26% -42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 12
10th Percentile £16.40 £15.45 £15.13
25th Percentile £18.50 £19.88 £18.13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -23.64% +37.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £25.50 £34.88 £26.75
90th Percentile £27.40 £39.15 £27.20
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £47.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -55.56% +136.25% -4.76%

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 11,213 6,094 13,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.10% 18.19% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,854 3,958 8,779
10th Percentile £160 £163 £143
25th Percentile £313 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £494 £430 £413
Median % change year-on-year +14.94% +4.24% -2.94%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £688 £615 £607
UK median daily rate £493 £430 £410
% change year-on-year +14.59% +4.88% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 357 1,012
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.51 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.12
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.22% -1.21%
75th Percentile £48.28 £40.00 £23.75
90th Percentile £63.90 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -110 98 £219 -58.83% 26
North of England -30 44 £510 -2.86% 7
North West - 24 £500 - 5
Yorkshire -37 20 £510 -7.27% 1
South West -50 5 £150 -70.00% 4
South East -73 5 £199 -36.90% 8
East of England -50 3 £475 -5.00% 4
Midlands - 3 £138 - 4
East Midlands - 2 £100 -
West Midlands - 1 £175 - 4
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 82 (51.57%) Windows
2 75 (47.17%) Linux
3 69 (43.40%) Unix
4 64 (40.25%) Test Automation
5 55 (34.59%) Java
6 54 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (33.33%) TDD
7 53 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 51 (32.08%) BDD
9 49 (30.82%) Web Design
9 49 (30.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 47 (29.56%) Microservices
11 46 (28.93%) Windows 10
12 44 (27.67%) Web Development
13 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
14 39 (24.53%) Social Skills
15 38 (23.90%) Pair Programming
16 37 (23.27%) Apple
17 36 (22.64%) Microsoft
18 34 (21.38%) MongoDB
19 32 (20.13%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (18.87%) ActiveMQ
20 30 (18.87%) Public Sector
21 29 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (18.24%) Apple iOS
21 29 (18.24%) SCCM
22 28 (17.61%) Git (software)
22 28 (17.61%) Java 11
23 27 (16.98%) Mockito
24 26 (16.35%) Android

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 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (20.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.63%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.72%) Microsoft 365
2 24 (15.09%) AWS
3 19 (11.95%) Azure
4 9 (5.66%) IaaS
5 6 (3.77%) GitHub
6 4 (2.52%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) iTunes
8 1 (0.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.43%) DHCP
1 15 (9.43%) DNS
2 13 (8.18%) HTTP
2 13 (8.18%) Wireless
3 11 (6.92%) LAN
3 11 (6.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.29%) WAN
5 7 (4.40%) Internet
5 7 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.14%) Network Security
6 5 (3.14%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (2.52%) Firewall
7 4 (2.52%) VLAN
7 4 (2.52%) VPN
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.63%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.63%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.38%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.95%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.03%) MySQL
5 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) Ingres
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 28 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 27 (16.98%) Mockito
3 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.66%) Subversion
5 6 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (3.14%) CocoaPods
6 5 (3.14%) fastlane
6 5 (3.14%) JIRA
6 5 (3.14%) Selenium
6 5 (3.14%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.14%) Xcode
7 4 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.52%) JMeter
8 3 (1.89%) Gatling
9 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.63%) JUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Redmine
General
1 39 (24.53%) Social Skills
2 30 (18.87%) Public Sector
3 22 (13.84%) Finance
4 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.18%) Manufacturing
6 11 (6.92%) Electronics
6 11 (6.92%) Marketing
7 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.89%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.26%) Advertising
9 2 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.26%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.26%) Retail
10 1 (0.63%) Automotive
10 1 (0.63%) Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Games
10 1 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 65 (40.88%) Developer
2 45 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.75%) Support Engineer
4 27 (16.98%) IT Support
5 23 (14.47%) Desktop Engineer
6 21 (13.21%) Desktop Support
7 18 (11.32%) Mac Engineer
7 18 (11.32%) Windows Engineer
8 17 (10.69%) Analyst
9 16 (10.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
11 11 (6.92%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.92%) Ruby Developer
11 11 (6.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 9 (5.66%) Ruby Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) Support Analyst
13 8 (5.03%) IT Support Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) IT Analyst
14 6 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
14 6 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.87%) ActiveMQ
2 26 (16.35%) JAX-RS
3 21 (13.21%) Kafka
4 17 (10.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (5.03%) Node.js
6 7 (4.40%) RESTful
7 6 (3.77%) Web Services
8 5 (3.14%) .NET
8 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.14%) JSON
8 5 (3.14%) REST
9 2 (1.26%) CSS
10 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.63%) HTML
10 1 (0.63%) JAXB
10 1 (0.63%) LDAP
10 1 (0.63%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.63%) Struts
10 1 (0.63%) XML
10 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) iPhone
1 14 (8.81%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (8.18%) iPad
3 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.40%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.40%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.89%) BYOD
7 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (51.57%) Windows
2 75 (47.17%) Linux
3 69 (43.40%) Unix
4 46 (28.93%) Windows 10
5 29 (18.24%) Apple iOS
6 26 (16.35%) Android
7 14 (8.81%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.77%) Windows Phone
8 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.14%) Scientific Linux
9 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.63%) CentOS
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.25%) Test Automation
2 54 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 53 (33.33%) TDD
4 51 (32.08%) BDD
5 49 (30.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 49 (30.82%) Web Design
6 47 (29.56%) Microservices
7 44 (27.67%) Web Development
8 38 (23.90%) Pair Programming
9 29 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (9.43%) Clean Code
11 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.92%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (6.92%) Information Security
12 11 (6.92%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
13 10 (6.29%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.59%) Java
2 28 (17.61%) Java 11
3 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.06%) Ruby
5 12 (7.55%) Java 8
5 12 (7.55%) Python
6 9 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.66%) SQL
7 8 (5.03%) PHP
8 5 (3.14%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.14%) VBScript
9 4 (2.52%) Groovy
10 3 (1.89%) Go
10 3 (1.89%) Perl
10 3 (1.89%) Scala
11 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) Degree
4 8 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.77%) MCP
6 4 (2.52%) CCNA
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.89%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.89%) ACSP
7 3 (1.89%) MCSA
7 3 (1.89%) MCSE
7 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.63%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.63%) MCITP
9 1 (0.63%) MCTS
9 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) PMO
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.32%) Docker
3 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.89%) vSphere
5 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (18.24%) SCCM
2 18 (11.32%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.14%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (23.27%) Apple
2 36 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.92%) Citrix
3 11 (6.92%) Google
3 11 (6.92%) SAP
4 10 (6.29%) Cisco
5 9 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 8 (5.03%) Ivanti
7 6 (3.77%) Remedy
8 5 (3.14%) HP
8 5 (3.14%) VMware
9 4 (2.52%) Adobe
10 3 (1.89%) Avaya
10 3 (1.89%) Dell
10 3 (1.89%) McAfee
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle
10 3 (1.89%) Polycom
11 2 (1.26%) Meraki
11 2 (1.26%) Okta
12 1 (0.63%) Aruba