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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 76 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.091% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
Mac OS X
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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
170 193 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.42% 17.48% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 59 41
Average daily rate £315 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £296 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 28 (82.35%) XML
2 28 (82.35%) JSON
3 26 (76.47%) HTTP
3 26 (76.47%) Web Services
4 25 (73.53%) RESTful
5 24 (70.59%) SOAP
6 22 (64.71%) Waterfall
7 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
8 19 (55.88%) HTML
8 19 (55.88%) CSS
9 17 (50.00%) Project Management
9 17 (50.00%) Web Development
9 17 (50.00%) Open Source
10 16 (47.06%) Unit Testing
11 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (41.18%) Refactoring
12 14 (41.18%) Java
12 14 (41.18%) CSS3
13 13 (38.24%) HTML5
14 12 (35.29%) Dependency Management
14 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
15 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
15 11 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (32.35%) Web Accessibility
16 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
16 9 (26.47%) Subversion
16 9 (26.47%) Release Management
17 7 (20.59%) FMCG

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Subversion
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.94%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.94%) CMake
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) XML
1 28 (82.35%) JSON
2 26 (76.47%) Web Services
3 25 (73.53%) RESTful
4 24 (70.59%) SOAP
5 19 (55.88%) HTML
5 19 (55.88%) CSS
6 14 (41.18%) CSS3
7 13 (38.24%) HTML5
8 6 (17.65%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
10 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (11.76%) Java EE
11 1 (2.94%) WinRT
11 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (2.94%) XHTML
11 1 (2.94%) POSIX
11 1 (2.94%) .NET
11 1 (2.94%) COM
11 1 (2.94%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) AIX
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Waterfall
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Project Management
3 17 (50.00%) Web Development
4 16 (47.06%) Unit Testing
5 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (41.18%) Refactoring
7 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (35.29%) Dependency Management
8 11 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (32.35%) Web Accessibility
9 9 (26.47%) Release Management
10 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (17.65%) System Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (17.65%) Business Transformation
11 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Apple
1 1 (2.94%) Google