Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 88 102
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 13 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.90% 1.10% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 4.49% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
Wales median daily rate £450 £408 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +48.18% +100.00%
UK median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 - £10.75
10th Percentile £13.50 - £10.38
90th Percentile £14.50 - £11.13
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +114.81% -28.95% +18.75%

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 319 356 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.17% 24.45% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 244 275
Wales median daily rate £379 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £140 £161 £161
90th Percentile £488 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 34
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £37.62 £61.25 £16.46
UK median hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +3.13%

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 19 February 2018. 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
South Wales 0 12 £450 +11.80% 1
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) MongoDB
2 11 (84.62%) Go
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 11 (84.62%) Microservices
3 10 (76.92%) Perl
4 9 (69.23%) Spring
4 9 (69.23%) Spring Boot
5 8 (61.54%) Kafka
5 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 3 (23.08%) Neo4j
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) JAX-RS
7 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (15.38%) Web Design
9 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
9 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.69%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) Apple

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 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) MongoDB
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
1 9 (69.23%) Spring Boot
2 8 (61.54%) Kafka
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Go
3 10 (76.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft