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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 130 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 0.86% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£419 £395 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.01% +150.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £219
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
593 579 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.08% 21.14% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 280 223
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -12 4 £438 +40.00% 1
Glasgow +2 2 £400 -
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Refactoring
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) WordPress
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (25.00%) nginx
6 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
6 3 (25.00%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) API Design
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Apache

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) WordPress
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) SVG
7 1 (8.33%) SAML
7 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Refactoring
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) API Design
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile First
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GxP
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Apple