Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 April 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 406 351 442
Rank change year-on-year -55 +91 -22
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 40 101 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.24% 2.52% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 75 125
10th Percentile £227 £127 £135
25th Percentile £405 £151 £200
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £225 £525
Median % change year-on-year +116.67% -57.14% +23.53%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £625
90th Percentile £638 £600 £658
England median daily rate £500 £225 £525
% change year-on-year +122.22% -57.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year - +41.33% +2.74%
England median hourly rate £13.00 £21.98 £15.50
% change year-on-year -40.84% +41.77% -18.42%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,232 4,005 7,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.52% 17.33% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,285 2,832 5,479
10th Percentile £275 £163 £181
25th Percentile £400 £315 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £478
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.86% +0.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 127 198
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.23 £13.18
25th Percentile £23.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +100.00% +6.25% +6.95%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.83 £31.25
90th Percentile £67.10 £63.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.39 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.28% +2.67%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in London.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mac OS X in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in London.

Hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
West London +20 2 £255 +65.53% 2
Central London +20 1 £225 +12.50% 3
East London - 1 £213 - 2
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 29 (72.50%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) Test Automation
3 25 (62.50%) Unix
4 23 (57.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 21 (52.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (50.00%) Web Design
7 19 (47.50%) Web Development
8 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (40.00%) Java
9 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 15 (37.50%) Relational Database
11 13 (32.50%) Docker
11 13 (32.50%) Kubernetes
11 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
12 12 (30.00%) Python
12 12 (30.00%) HTTP
12 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (30.00%) Finance
12 12 (30.00%) Ruby
12 12 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (27.50%) TDD
13 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
13 11 (27.50%) Apple
13 11 (27.50%) Azure
14 10 (25.00%) AWS
14 10 (25.00%) Microservices
14 10 (25.00%) Java 8
14 10 (25.00%) Public Sector
14 10 (25.00%) Subversion
14 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Confluence
1 2 (5.00%) Drupal
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Azure
2 10 (25.00%) AWS
3 8 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (5.00%) GitHub
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (2.50%) GCP
6 1 (2.50%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.50%) WebEx
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) Neo4j
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) CircleCI
3 4 (10.00%) fastlane
3 4 (10.00%) Xcode
4 3 (7.50%) Mockito
5 2 (5.00%) CocoaPods
5 2 (5.00%) Grunt
5 2 (5.00%) gulp
5 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Mocha
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.50%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 9 (22.50%) Marketing
4 8 (20.00%) Electronics
4 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 4 (10.00%) iOS Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Azure Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) REST
3 6 (15.00%) JAX-RS
4 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (7.50%) Dropwizard
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) Mustache
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) Sass
7 1 (2.50%) Flash
7 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) iPad
2 4 (10.00%) iPhone
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) Unix
3 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Test Automation
2 23 (57.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 21 (52.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (50.00%) Web Design
5 19 (47.50%) Web Development
6 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
8 11 (27.50%) TDD
9 10 (25.00%) Microservices
9 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (20.00%) Information Security
11 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
11 8 (20.00%) Secure Coding
11 8 (20.00%) User Stories
11 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) Ruby
4 10 (25.00%) Java 8
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Apple Swift
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CEH
2 1 (2.50%) CISA
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) GIAC
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) WCAG
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) NIST
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Docker
2 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) WMI
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) EnCase
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Apple
2 8 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Alibaba
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.50%) Meraki
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud