The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 85 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.084% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Mac OS X
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
232 170 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.54% 14.21% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 90 60
Average daily rate £375 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £412 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the Edinburgh region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X.

1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Refactoring
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) API Design
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Dependency Management
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) PHP5
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Refactoring
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) API Design
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile First
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PHP5
2 2 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Apple