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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 87 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £140
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +171.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
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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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
289 241 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.06% 19.45% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 123 69
Average daily rate £331 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £20.10 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Web Design
2 6 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Django
4 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Publishing
6 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
6 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (22.22%) Blog
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
7 1 (11.11%) Scala
7 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Django
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Blog
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Design
1 6 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
4 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin