Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 6 months to 26 July 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 macOS
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 209 207
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 14 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
South West median daily rate £425 - £250
England median daily rate £400 £350 £180
% change year-on-year +14.29% +94.44% -41.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year +8.53% +4.03% +5.08%

Mac OS 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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 937 1315 1349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.12% 21.82% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 761 731
South West median daily rate £363 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £160 £181 £150
90th Percentile £506 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 111 182
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.93% +12.17%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.50 £10.66
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.98% +2.73%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Mac OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the South West

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in the South West

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in the South West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in the South West

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in the South West

Mac OS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Devon - 11 £425 -
Somerset -1 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £110 -
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS 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 South West region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (85.71%) JSON
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Python
3 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Open Source
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) OWASP
3 11 (78.57%) VirtualBox
3 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) Vagrant
3 11 (78.57%) REST
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (64.29%) CSS
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
5 9 (64.29%) Docker
5 9 (64.29%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (64.29%) SQLAlchemy
6 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (50.00%) QA
7 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
7 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (50.00%) Mentoring

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) GCC
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Software Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) JSON
2 11 (78.57%) REST
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (64.29%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (78.57%) Open Source
1 11 (78.57%) OWASP
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VirtualBox
2 9 (64.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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