Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 84 96
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.31% 1.83% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +66.67% +20.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £439 £550 £140
% change year-on-year -20.23% +292.86% -6.67%
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 219 218 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.85% 16.54% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 151 152
Birmingham median daily rate £334 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.64% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £105 £206 £185
90th Percentile £488 £538 £512
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 25
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +20.47% -23.87%
10th Percentile £8.63 £9.80 £10.44
90th Percentile £24.90 £17.50 £25.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £13.50
% change year-on-year +4.60% +6.22% -10.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 August 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
3 11 (68.75%) Docker
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (56.25%) Zend
5 9 (56.25%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) PHP
5 9 (56.25%) PHPUnit
5 9 (56.25%) OO PHP
5 9 (56.25%) Doctrine
5 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 8 (50.00%) Web Development
7 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Web Design
7 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
7 7 (43.75%) Behat
7 7 (43.75%) REST
7 7 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (43.75%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (37.50%) BDD
9 5 (31.25%) HTML
9 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 4 (25.00%) Java
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
2 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Backend Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source Architect
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
6 1 (6.25%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Doctrine
2 7 (43.75%) Behat
2 7 (43.75%) REST
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) Node.js
6 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
6 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (12.50%) React
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Symfony
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Dropwizard
7 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) OO PHP
4 8 (50.00%) Web Development
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Web Design
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Line Management
9 2 (12.50%) Case Management
9 2 (12.50%) TDD
10 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (6.25%) Microservices
10 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java 8
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin