The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mason
Rank 93 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Mason 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.081% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£400 £538 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +24.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mason
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
371 357 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.94% 29.00% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 226 210
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mason within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £400 -
Mason
North West

Mason
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Perl
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
1 12 (92.31%) RESTful
1 12 (92.31%) Catalyst
2 9 (69.23%) Django
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 9 (69.23%) Zope
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Memcached
4 7 (53.85%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 5 (38.46%) MapReduce
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) CouchDB
5 5 (38.46%) SimpleDB
6 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
6 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Web Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Java
9 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (7.69%) Spring
9 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (7.69%) SaaS
9 1 (7.69%) Force.com

Mason
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Apache
1 9 (69.23%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) CouchDB
2 5 (38.46%) SimpleDB
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Perl Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
1 12 (92.31%) RESTful
1 12 (92.31%) Catalyst
2 9 (69.23%) Django
3 8 (61.54%) Memcached
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) MapReduce
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
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