Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 333 362
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29 -15
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 51 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 1.25% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 19
South East median daily rate £475 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.00% +60.20%
10th Percentile £140 £164 £315
90th Percentile £770 £539 £650
England median daily rate £413 £410 £430
% change year-on-year +0.61% -4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
South East median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +1.64%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.78
% change year-on-year +66.67% +4.60% +21.35%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3846 3854 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.84% 23.11% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2145 2248 2602
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £150 £185 £205
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 273 465
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.46 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 Sussex +17 34 £569 +5.81%
Thames Valley -1 13 £160 -60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £140 - 1
Surrey -18 2 £250 -21.26% 1
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Oxfordshire -6 1 £180 -55.00%
Sussex - 1 £550 -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (78.43%) Git (software)
2 35 (68.63%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) Linux
3 32 (62.75%) Unix
3 32 (62.75%) Test Automation
4 31 (60.78%) Subversion
5 30 (58.82%) Scrum
6 28 (54.90%) Web Development
7 22 (43.14%) Relational Database
7 22 (43.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
9 20 (39.22%) HTTP
10 18 (35.29%) Windows
11 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
12 13 (25.49%) SQL
12 13 (25.49%) Process Management
12 13 (25.49%) BPMN
12 13 (25.49%) Android
13 11 (21.57%) TDD
13 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
14 10 (19.61%) REST
14 10 (19.61%) Redis
14 10 (19.61%) Bitbucket
14 10 (19.61%) Open Source
14 10 (19.61%) Confluence
14 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
14 10 (19.61%) Appium
14 10 (19.61%) Docker
14 10 (19.61%) Apple Swift

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (19.61%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) Alfresco
2 5 (9.80%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Sauce Labs
3 6 (11.76%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) HTTP
2 10 (19.61%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) 3G
3 3 (5.88%) 4G
3 3 (5.88%) ADSL
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) Network Security
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) Redis
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (78.43%) Git (software)
2 31 (60.78%) Subversion
3 10 (19.61%) Appium
3 10 (19.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (19.61%) Bitbucket
3 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.61%) JIRA
3 10 (19.61%) Selenium
3 10 (19.61%) WebDriver
4 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) Calabash
5 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.88%) NUnit
5 3 (5.88%) PhantomJS
5 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.92%) Protractor
General
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Automation Tester
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Tester
3 8 (15.69%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (15.69%) QA Tester
4 6 (11.76%) Designer
4 6 (11.76%) MuleSoft Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.80%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Automation Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Interaction Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) REST
1 10 (19.61%) SOAP
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) Node.js
3 6 (11.76%) CSS
3 6 (11.76%) HTML
4 5 (9.80%) JSP
5 3 (5.88%) JSON
5 3 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (3.92%) Akka
6 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.92%) spray
7 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Unix
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 13 (25.49%) Android
5 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Test Automation
3 30 (58.82%) Scrum
4 28 (54.90%) Web Development
5 22 (43.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
7 13 (25.49%) BPMN
7 13 (25.49%) Process Management
8 11 (21.57%) TDD
9 10 (19.61%) Open Source
10 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.73%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
13 5 (9.80%) Content Management
14 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
15 3 (5.88%) BDD
15 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
15 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Apple Swift
5 6 (11.76%) Scala
6 3 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
2 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
1 3 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.96%) vMotion
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) HP
1 6 (11.76%) MuleSoft
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) Dell
3 3 (5.88%) Symantec
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas
5 1 (1.96%) Zerto