The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 28 April 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 (including macOS Sierra)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £256 £350
% change year-on-year +46.34% -26.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £17.38 -
% change year-on-year +31.51% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 154 229 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.75% 35.45% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 145 103
Median daily rate £390 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £17.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Mac OS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in Wales

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in Wales

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) API Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Design
1 3 (100.00%) Swagger
1 3 (100.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics

Mac OS
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Design
1 3 (100.00%) API Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Go
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP