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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year - +8.87%  

Mac OS X is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 143 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.01% 21.31% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 45
Median daily rate £381 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £190 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.13% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Visualisation
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (70.00%) OO PHP
2 7 (70.00%) Web Design
2 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) Line Management
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP

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 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) Line Management
1 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) OO PHP
1 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (70.00%) Visualisation
1 7 (70.00%) Web Design
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple