The first table below looks at the demand for Mason skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mason over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mason
Rank 80 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Mason 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.080% 0.18% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.57% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£538 £431 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% -21.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
361 348 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.83% 30.88% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 207 228
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Mason
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Mason
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mason across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Mason Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mason
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mason across the Manchester region.

Mason Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mason
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Mason also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mason.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Force.com
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

Mason
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Mason also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mason. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Force.com
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com