The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for AppleScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppleScript over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple AppleScript
UK
Rank - - 620
Contract jobs citing AppleScript 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AppleScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18638 20170 19570
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.15% 38.05% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12810 13769 12685
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 486 403
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

AppleScript
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AppleScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for AppleScript in the UK

AppleScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AppleScript.

Contractor daily rate trend for AppleScript in the UK

AppleScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppleScript.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppleScript in the UK

AppleScript
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AppleScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AppleScript.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
1 2 (100.00%) InDesign
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

AppleScript
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) InDesign
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe