The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 35 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 13 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.23% 2.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 10.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
Average daily rate £438 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% +4.00%
Mac OS X
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 93 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.60% 21.63% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
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 Lancashire

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fleetwood - 8 £433 -
Blackpool -16 2 £465 +24.00%
Mac OS X
North West

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Unix
2 28 (93.33%) Java
3 25 (83.33%) HTML
4 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) MongoDB
5 18 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (60.00%) Web Design
5 18 (60.00%) HTTP
6 16 (53.33%) Internet
6 16 (53.33%) C#
6 16 (53.33%) .NET
7 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (50.00%) CSS
8 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (46.67%) REST
9 12 (40.00%) CAML
9 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (40.00%) FQL
9 12 (40.00%) VB
9 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (40.00%) TDD
10 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
10 11 (36.67%) Python
10 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
10 11 (36.67%) Neo4j
10 11 (36.67%) Jenkins

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) HTTP
2 16 (53.33%) Internet
3 6 (20.00%) SMTP
4 2 (6.67%) 3G
4 2 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Neo4j
3 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (16.67%) MySQL
5 5 (16.67%) SQLite
6 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (23.33%) Subversion
4 6 (20.00%) JUnit
4 6 (20.00%) NUnit
4 6 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.00%) Hudson
5 3 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (10.00%) Maven
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.67%) JIRA
6 2 (6.67%) JMeter
6 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (53.33%) Digital Developer
4 11 (36.67%) Senior Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.67%) VB Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (46.67%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) CAML
6 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
7 10 (33.33%) JAX-RS
8 9 (30.00%) jQuery
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Django
9 5 (16.67%) LAMP
9 5 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (13.33%) HTML5
11 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (10.00%) J2EE
11 3 (10.00%) SOAP
11 3 (10.00%) Spring
11 3 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (60.00%) Web Design
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (30.00%) Data Management
6 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) FQL
4 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (40.00%) VB
5 11 (36.67%) Python
6 9 (30.00%) C++
6 9 (30.00%) Ruby
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) C
8 5 (16.67%) PHP
8 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 5 (16.67%) VBA
8 5 (16.67%) VBScript
9 2 (6.67%) Perl
9 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP