Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Mac OS X
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 9 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.13% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 0.74% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 19
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -35.14% +208.33%
10th Percentile £398 £300 £375
90th Percentile £480 £300 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £575 £450
% change year-on-year -23.48% +27.78% +200.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% -25.81%
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year - +30.43% -25.81%

Mac OS X is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 250 269 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.45% 17.98% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 186 174
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.24% +22.31%
10th Percentile £117 £173 £172
90th Percentile £488 £508 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £360 £395
% change year-on-year +3.47% -8.86% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +7.84% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.39 £10.18
90th Percentile £21.75 £20.43 £18.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.41 £14.00
% change year-on-year +4.13% +2.89% -2.78%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (77.78%) OO PHP
3 7 (77.78%) Docker
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Zend
3 7 (77.78%) PHPUnit
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (77.78%) Doctrine
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Behat
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) JMS
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) PHPUnit
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Backend Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Developer
4 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Backend Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (11.11%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Doctrine
2 5 (55.56%) Behat
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) OO PHP
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
7 2 (22.22%) Case Management
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 2 (22.22%) Open Source
8 1 (11.11%) MVVM
8 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 1 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Java 8
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin