Period
to 24 January 2019

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 6 months to 24 January 2019 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
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 89 95
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 12 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% 1.08% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.50% 5.05% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Wales median daily rate £500 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.43% +41.74%
10th Percentile £439 £267 £369
90th Percentile £556 £450 £425
UK median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -1.79% -1.18% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £30.38 £13.75
% change year-on-year -37.45% +120.91% -25.68%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 343 277 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.21% 21.39% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 161 212
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £168 £134 £158
90th Percentile £536 £488 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 50
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.25 £36.24 £24.80
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.43% +6.06% -2.02%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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
West Wales - 12 £500 - 1
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (75.00%) Dropwizard
3 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (75.00%) Web Design
3 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (75.00%) Neo4j
3 9 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (75.00%) HTTP
4 7 (58.33%) CA
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) ClearCase
4 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
4 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
4 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (75.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
1 7 (58.33%) ClearCase
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Dropwizard
1 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 9 (75.00%) Web Design
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
1 7 (58.33%) CA