The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 116 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 15 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 1.23% 1.73%
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 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -
Mac OS X
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
535 567 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.94% 21.37% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 298 235
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.75 £23.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 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
Edinburgh -9 11 £375 -16.43%
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) JSON
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
3 13 (59.09%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) HTTP
3 13 (59.09%) RESTful
4 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 12 (54.55%) SOAP
5 11 (50.00%) Web Development
6 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Refactoring
6 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (45.45%) Project Management
6 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 10 (45.45%) SDLC
7 9 (40.91%) API Design
7 9 (40.91%) Open Source
7 9 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (36.36%) Web Filtering
8 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (36.36%) System Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) InDesign
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Boxen
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Mac Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) JSON
1 13 (59.09%) RESTful
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) RequireJS
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 11 (50.00%) Web Development
4 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (45.45%) Project Management
4 10 (45.45%) Refactoring
4 10 (45.45%) SDLC
4 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (40.91%) API Design
5 9 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) System Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Web Filtering
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
2 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) Clojure
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Meraki
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
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