Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 19 January 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 103 123
Rank change year-on-year -36 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 6 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.056% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% 0.35% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 - £375
Scotland median daily rate £263 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 530 288 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.21% 16.22% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 142 213
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.02%
10th Percentile £225 £130 £225
90th Percentile £575 £500 £508
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £35.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.84% +134.43% +22.79%
10th Percentile £11.52 £14.49 £11.59
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.12 £74.91
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70% +14.48%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) RequireJS
3 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
4 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (50.00%) npm

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (50.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) AMQP
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) RequireJS
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (50.00%) Microservices
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) API Design
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) ES6
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Talend