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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 122 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£293 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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
585 547 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.04% 22.52% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 239 177
Average daily rate £305 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Glasgow - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh - 3 £178 -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 62 (98.41%) Linux
2 45 (71.43%) HTML
3 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (61.90%) HTTP
5 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (49.21%) CSS
6 29 (46.03%) XML
6 29 (46.03%) JSON
7 28 (44.44%) Java
8 27 (42.86%) Web Services
8 27 (42.86%) Web Development
9 26 (41.27%) RESTful
10 24 (38.10%) SOAP
10 24 (38.10%) Relational Database
11 23 (36.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (34.92%) Waterfall
13 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (30.16%) TDD
14 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
14 17 (26.98%) Open Source
14 17 (26.98%) BDD
14 17 (26.98%) Project Management
15 16 (25.40%) AIX
15 16 (25.40%) Solaris
15 16 (25.40%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (25.40%) Ruby
15 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
16 15 (23.81%) CSS3
17 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
17 14 (22.22%) UNIX

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 13 (20.63%) MongoDB
2 13 (20.63%) Neo4j
3 7 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Subversion
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) RSpec
2 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.52%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.59%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.59%) CMake
3 1 (1.59%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Programmer
6 6 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Programmer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.17%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.59%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) HTML
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
3 29 (46.03%) XML
3 29 (46.03%) JSON
4 27 (42.86%) Web Services
5 26 (41.27%) RESTful
6 24 (38.10%) SOAP
7 16 (25.40%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (23.81%) CSS3
9 14 (22.22%) HTML5
10 13 (20.63%) REST
10 13 (20.63%) jQuery
10 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
11 12 (19.05%) JAX-RS
12 11 (17.46%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.11%) Spring
14 6 (9.52%) Ember.js
15 4 (6.35%) Java EE
16 2 (3.17%) X-Windows
16 2 (3.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Open Source
2 7 (11.11%) FMCG
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (98.41%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) AIX
2 16 (25.40%) Solaris
3 14 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Web Development
3 23 (36.51%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (34.92%) Waterfall
5 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (30.16%) TDD
6 17 (26.98%) Project Management
6 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
6 17 (26.98%) BDD
7 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
8 14 (22.22%) Refactoring
8 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 12 (19.05%) Web Design
9 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 12 (19.05%) Dependency Management
10 11 (17.46%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (14.29%) Release Management
12 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (11.11%) MVC
13 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 28 (44.44%) Java
3 16 (25.40%) Ruby
4 6 (9.52%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) C++
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Citrix
2 1 (1.59%) Avaya
2 1 (1.59%) Apple
2 1 (1.59%) Sage
2 1 (1.59%) Google
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft