Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 98 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.35% 0.12% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 0.62% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 18
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £173 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +155.07% -62.70% +88.78%
10th Percentile £420 £161 £396
90th Percentile £460 £184 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £575 £445
% change year-on-year -23.48% +29.21% +81.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 235 323 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.64% 19.56% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 216 145
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £128 £155 £151
90th Percentile £488 £514 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year +2.39% -2.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £12.42 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -12.54% +5.19%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.39 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £20.10 £20.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.45 £14.35
% change year-on-year +9.67% +0.71% +4.36%

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 12 December 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Zend
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Behat
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) Doctrine
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Backend Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Backend Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
5 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Behat
1 5 (100.00%) Doctrine
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Case Management
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Zend