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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 137 126 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 12 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.20% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 0.96% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 34
Average daily rate £275 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.40 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
804 628 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.88% 21.00% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 328 312
Average daily rate £375 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.10 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% +60.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £11.95 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £29.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
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 30 April 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 8 £275 -21.42%
Glasgow +5 3 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) XML
4 18 (72.00%) SOAP
5 17 (68.00%) HTTP
5 17 (68.00%) JSON
6 16 (64.00%) RESTful
6 16 (64.00%) Web Development
7 15 (60.00%) Web Services
7 15 (60.00%) Waterfall
8 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (52.00%) Project Management
9 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
9 12 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (44.00%) Refactoring
10 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
10 11 (44.00%) SDLC
11 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (40.00%) HTML
12 9 (36.00%) Java
12 9 (36.00%) System Testing
12 9 (36.00%) Open Source
12 9 (36.00%) API Design
12 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
13 8 (32.00%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (32.00%) Web Filtering
13 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
1 7 (28.00%) nginx
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) Gradle
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
2 2 (8.00%) Hudson
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) XML
2 18 (72.00%) SOAP
3 17 (68.00%) JSON
4 16 (64.00%) RESTful
5 15 (60.00%) Web Services
6 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) CSS3
8 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) HTML5
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) RequireJS
9 4 (16.00%) Java EE
10 2 (8.00%) JDBC
10 2 (8.00%) JSP
10 2 (8.00%) REST
10 2 (8.00%) Servlets
11 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 1 (4.00%) WSDL
11 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Web Development
3 15 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (52.00%) Project Management
5 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (44.00%) Refactoring
6 11 (44.00%) SDLC
6 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (36.00%) API Design
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 9 (36.00%) System Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (32.00%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (32.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) PHP 5
3 7 (28.00%) Ruby
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Clojure
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
1 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (8.00%) logstash
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (8.00%) Google
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.00%) Splunk
1 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft