The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 4 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 1.11% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 5.60% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Median daily rate £425 £327 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.16% -23.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £17.75 £12.45
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.57%

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
268 357 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.82% 19.79% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 181 155
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 30
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 4 (66.67%) Xcode
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (66.67%) SQLite
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Android Development
2 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 4 (66.67%) CocoaPods
2 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (66.67%) TestFlight
2 4 (66.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (16.67%) CryEngine
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) TestFlight
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Android Studio
1 4 (66.67%) CocoaPods
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Android Developer
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Android Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Applications Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Mobile Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) CryEngine
2 1 (16.67%) DirectX
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Android Development
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Apple Swift
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Lua
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia