The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 29 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.68% - 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.71% - 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 140 149 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.26% 31.57% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 57
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 63 27
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £26.75 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Essex

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in Essex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in Essex

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Essex

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 18 £495 -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Mac OS X
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) Unix
3 31 (81.58%) Java
3 31 (81.58%) TDD
4 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (78.95%) Test Automation
5 27 (71.05%) Git (software)
6 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (63.16%) Relational Database
7 20 (52.63%) HTML
7 20 (52.63%) XML
7 20 (52.63%) HTTP
8 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
8 17 (44.74%) Scrum
8 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
9 16 (42.11%) Web Development
9 16 (42.11%) Oracle
10 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
10 15 (39.47%) SQL
10 15 (39.47%) CSS
10 15 (39.47%) SOA
11 14 (36.84%) MySQL
11 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (36.84%) MariaDB
11 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
11 14 (36.84%) JPA
12 13 (34.21%) Kanban
12 13 (34.21%) EclipseLink
12 13 (34.21%) Ansible
12 13 (34.21%) DevOps

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (31.58%) JBoss
2 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) HTTP
2 12 (31.58%) LDAP
3 11 (28.95%) SSL
4 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) Relational Database
2 14 (36.84%) MariaDB
2 14 (36.84%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Git (software)
2 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
3 13 (34.21%) Subversion
4 12 (31.58%) JUnit
4 12 (31.58%) Mockito
5 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.89%) Maven
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SOA Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
1 20 (52.63%) XML
2 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) JPA
5 13 (34.21%) EclipseLink
5 13 (34.21%) Middleware
5 13 (34.21%) Spring
6 12 (31.58%) JAAS
6 12 (31.58%) JAXB
6 12 (31.58%) REST
6 12 (31.58%) Spring MVC
6 12 (31.58%) Web Services
7 8 (21.05%) JAX-RPC
7 8 (21.05%) SOAP
7 8 (21.05%) Struts
7 8 (21.05%) Struts2
7 8 (21.05%) XSD
8 7 (18.42%) JSON
8 7 (18.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) RIA
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) TDD
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) Web Development
6 15 (39.47%) SOA
7 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
8 13 (34.21%) DevOps
8 13 (34.21%) Kanban
9 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
9 12 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (31.58%) MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (31.58%) Web Design
10 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
10 9 (23.68%) User Stories
11 7 (18.42%) Coaching
11 7 (18.42%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (18.42%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) WSO2
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft