Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 191 164
Rank change year-on-year +23 -27 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 20 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 2.30% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 1
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £440 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.68% +193.33% -64.71%
10th Percentile £469 £331 £145
90th Percentile £688 £480 £155
England median daily rate £413 £410 £430
% change year-on-year +0.61% -4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £13.50 - £11.45
90th Percentile £16.50 - £16.55
England median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.78
% change year-on-year +66.67% +4.60% +21.35%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 928 1044 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.19% 16.85% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 554 358
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +18.96% +4.26%
10th Percentile £155 £182 £145
90th Percentile £563 £519 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 104 122
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.11% -3.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.08 £10.33
90th Percentile £34.37 £36.50 £21.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Shropshire - 15 £583 -
Birmingham -6 2 £173 -62.70% 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 15 (75.00%) XML
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
1 15 (75.00%) Unix
1 15 (75.00%) SOA
1 15 (75.00%) Subversion
1 15 (75.00%) JSON
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (70.00%) WSO2
2 14 (70.00%) MuleSoft
3 13 (65.00%) JSON Schema
3 13 (65.00%) SoapUI
3 13 (65.00%) WSDL
3 13 (65.00%) Middleware
3 13 (65.00%) SOAP
3 13 (65.00%) XSD
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) SSL
6 5 (25.00%) HTTP
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
6 5 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Ansible
7 3 (15.00%) Mule ESB
7 3 (15.00%) Mule

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) Mule
1 3 (15.00%) Mule ESB
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) AMQP
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) 4G
3 1 (5.00%) ADSL
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (75.00%) Subversion
2 13 (65.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.00%) Protractor
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 5 (25.00%) MuleSoft Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Messaging Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SOA Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Cordova Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) JSON
1 15 (75.00%) XML
2 13 (65.00%) JSON Schema
2 13 (65.00%) Middleware
2 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 13 (65.00%) WSDL
2 13 (65.00%) XSD
3 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Node.js
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
1 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
1 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Coaching
4 5 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (10.00%) ES6
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) MuleSoft
1 14 (70.00%) WSO2
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) VMware