Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 181 191
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.099% 0.070% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.29% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Scotland median daily rate £400 - £413
UK median daily rate £415 £415 £430
% change year-on-year - -3.49% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.78
% change year-on-year +83.33% -4.91% +21.35%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 996 1017 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.77% 23.57% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 569 595
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £152 £166 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £474
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 41
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £28.73 £43.45 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 5 £400 - 1
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) RequireJS
3 3 (60.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (60.00%) npm
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (60.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) RequireJS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
1 4 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ES6
3 1 (20.00%) Java