The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.27% 0.045%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 1.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £20.25 £12.45
% change year-on-year
-40.39% +62.65%

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 564 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 21.77% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 284 218
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 3 - - 2
Shropshire +28 2 £500 -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 21 (91.30%) Linux
1 21 (91.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (86.96%) Unix
3 19 (82.61%) HTML
3 19 (82.61%) CSS
4 18 (78.26%) Web Development
5 16 (69.57%) Visualisation
5 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (69.57%) HTTP
6 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
6 15 (65.22%) Web Design
6 15 (65.22%) PHP
6 15 (65.22%) OO
6 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (65.22%) Relational Database
6 15 (65.22%) OO PHP
7 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
9 12 (52.17%) Line Management
9 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
10 5 (21.74%) Subversion
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) Scala
11 4 (17.39%) Java
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) Python
12 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.04%) JUnit
12 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Jetty
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Git (software)
2 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) Capybara
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) git-flow
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) RSpec
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
3 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Digital Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) CSS
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Dropwizard
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (13.04%) Sass
2 3 (13.04%) Symfony
3 1 (4.35%) Akka
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) React
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Web Development
2 16 (69.57%) Visualisation
3 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
3 15 (65.22%) OO
3 15 (65.22%) OO PHP
3 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (65.22%) Web Design
4 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (52.17%) Line Management
5 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Microservices
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle