The first table below looks at the demand for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.32% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
193 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.50% 20.92% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 31 54
Average daily rate £400 £250 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £31.78 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (94.12%) Relational Database
2 16 (94.12%) Web Development
2 16 (94.12%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) JAX-RPC
3 15 (88.24%) MySQL
4 14 (82.35%) WebLogic
5 13 (76.47%) Linux
6 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (64.71%) TDD
7 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
7 10 (58.82%) Scrum
7 10 (58.82%) Spring
7 10 (58.82%) JPA
7 10 (58.82%) Struts
7 10 (58.82%) JBoss
7 10 (58.82%) Struts2
8 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
9 7 (41.18%) EJB
9 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
9 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) Jenkins

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (82.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) Relational Database
2 15 (88.24%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) DTS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) XDoclet
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Java Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) JAX-RPC
3 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) JPA
3 10 (58.82%) Struts
3 10 (58.82%) Struts2
4 7 (41.18%) EJB
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Web Development
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Data Virtualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) JBoss