The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 29 March 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 / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 1.30% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £394 £263 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +110.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +17.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year - +8.87%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 161 231 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.90% 35.00% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 150 79
Median daily rate £421 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.35% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Median hourly rate £15.88 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.11% -1.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £17.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Wales

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South Wales +18 6 £394 +50.00%
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) HTTP
1 16 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 16 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 16 (100.00%) REST
1 16 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 16 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 16 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 16 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 15 (93.75%) Relational Database
2 15 (93.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (93.75%) Web Design
3 14 (87.50%) Scrum
3 14 (87.50%) Kafka
3 14 (87.50%) JSON
3 14 (87.50%) RESTful
3 14 (87.50%) Microservices
3 14 (87.50%) Spring Boot
4 13 (81.25%) iXBRL
4 13 (81.25%) Spring
5 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (75.00%) Go
5 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 16 (100.00%) Neo4j
2 15 (93.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 16 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 16 (100.00%) REST
2 14 (87.50%) JSON
2 14 (87.50%) Kafka
2 14 (87.50%) RESTful
2 14 (87.50%) Spring Boot
3 13 (81.25%) iXBRL
3 13 (81.25%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 15 (93.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (93.75%) Web Design
3 14 (87.50%) Microservices
3 14 (87.50%) Scrum
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland