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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£178 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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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
182 233 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.17% 20.47% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 81 35
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +36.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 22 September 2014, 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 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 28 (80.00%) XML
2 28 (80.00%) JSON
3 26 (74.29%) Web Services
3 26 (74.29%) HTTP
3 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (71.43%) RESTful
5 24 (68.57%) SOAP
6 22 (62.86%) Waterfall
7 18 (51.43%) CSS
7 18 (51.43%) HTML
7 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
8 17 (48.57%) Project Management
8 17 (48.57%) Web Development
8 17 (48.57%) Open Source
9 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
9 16 (45.71%) Mentoring
10 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (40.00%) Refactoring
11 14 (40.00%) CSS3
11 14 (40.00%) Java
12 13 (37.14%) HTML5
13 12 (34.29%) Dependency Management
13 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
14 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
14 11 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (31.43%) Web Accessibility
15 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
15 9 (25.71%) Release Management
15 9 (25.71%) Subversion

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Subversion
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.86%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.86%) CMake
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
1 7 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) XML
1 28 (80.00%) JSON
2 26 (74.29%) Web Services
3 25 (71.43%) RESTful
4 24 (68.57%) SOAP
5 18 (51.43%) HTML
5 18 (51.43%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) CSS3
7 13 (37.14%) HTML5
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) Backbone.js
10 4 (11.43%) Java EE
11 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (5.71%) X-Windows
13 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 1 (2.86%) XHTML
13 1 (2.86%) POSIX
13 1 (2.86%) .NET
13 1 (2.86%) COM
13 1 (2.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) FMCG
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Blog
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) AIX
2 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Waterfall
3 17 (48.57%) Web Development
3 17 (48.57%) Project Management
4 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Mentoring
5 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (40.00%) Refactoring
7 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (34.29%) Dependency Management
8 11 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (31.43%) Web Accessibility
9 9 (25.71%) Release Management
10 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (17.14%) System Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Business Transformation
12 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) Avaya
2 1 (2.86%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) Sage
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft