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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 87 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 4 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.35% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% 2.02% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 28
Median daily rate - £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-11.18% +26.66%
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
294 247 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.08% 17.22% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 147
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 14
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 17 (94.44%) SOAP
1 17 (94.44%) XML
2 16 (88.89%) HTTP
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Web Development
3 15 (83.33%) JSON
3 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (77.78%) Web Services
4 14 (77.78%) RESTful
4 14 (77.78%) Waterfall
5 12 (66.67%) Project Management
5 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
7 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
7 10 (55.56%) Refactoring
7 10 (55.56%) SDLC
8 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (44.44%) System Testing
9 8 (44.44%) HTML
9 8 (44.44%) API Design
9 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
9 8 (44.44%) Open Source
9 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
10 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (38.89%) nginx
10 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (38.89%) Web Filtering

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (38.89%) Apache
1 7 (38.89%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Gradle
1 2 (11.11%) Grunt
1 2 (11.11%) gulp
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) SOAP
1 17 (94.44%) XML
2 15 (83.33%) JSON
3 14 (77.78%) RESTful
3 14 (77.78%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) RequireJS
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
8 2 (11.11%) JDBC
8 2 (11.11%) JSP
8 2 (11.11%) Servlets
9 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Web Development
3 14 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (66.67%) Project Management
5 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
5 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Refactoring
6 10 (55.56%) SDLC
6 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (44.44%) API Design
8 8 (44.44%) Open Source
8 8 (44.44%) System Testing
9 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (38.89%) Web Filtering
10 5 (27.78%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) PHP 5
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) CA Wily
1 2 (11.11%) logstash
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) Splunk
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft