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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 82 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.52% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 3.00% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate £375 £449 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +99.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £371 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £468 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% +4.00%
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
242 233 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.05% 17.14% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 102 107
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) HTTP
2 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 13 (76.47%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) JSON
2 13 (76.47%) RESTful
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) Waterfall
4 11 (64.71%) Web Development
5 10 (58.82%) Refactoring
5 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
5 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Project Management
5 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
5 10 (58.82%) SDLC
6 9 (52.94%) API Design
6 9 (52.94%) Open Source
6 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (47.06%) System Testing
7 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
7 8 (47.06%) Web Filtering
7 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (35.29%) Dependency Management
8 6 (35.29%) Progressive Enhancement

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Boxen
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Mac Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) JSON
1 13 (76.47%) RESTful
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) RequireJS
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Waterfall
2 11 (64.71%) Web Development
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (58.82%) Project Management
3 10 (58.82%) Refactoring
3 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (52.94%) API Design
4 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (52.94%) Open Source
5 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) System Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Web Filtering
6 6 (35.29%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) PHP 5
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Meraki
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft