The first table below looks at the demand for Mason skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mason over the 3 months to 28 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mason
Rank 509 525 549
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Contract jobs citing Mason 95 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.078% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 39 31
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£463 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £383 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

Mason
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mason Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mason
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mason Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mason
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mason within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Mason Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mason
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mason within the UK.

Mason Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mason
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mason within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
England +48 95 £463 -2.63% 110
London +47 61 £475 - 65
City of London +17 22 £488 +2.63% 41
South East -19 13 £394 -28.40% 29
East of England - 5 £344 - 3
Berkshire +3 4 £350 -36.36% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 - 1
North West -7 2 £494 +9.72% 1
Manchester -7 1 £538 +24.63%
Hampshire -11 1 £463 -11.90%
South West -30 1 £600 +65.51% 4
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 - 2
Essex - 1 £325 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Street - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Mason
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 104 (56.22%) Apex Code
3 103 (55.68%) Visualforce
4 64 (34.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (33.51%) Force.com
6 56 (30.27%) Java
7 50 (27.03%) SaaS
7 50 (27.03%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (17.30%) CRM
9 21 (11.35%) Business Analysis
10 20 (10.81%) Project Management
11 17 (9.19%) Data Analysis
11 17 (9.19%) Migration
12 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
13 14 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (7.03%) Workflow
15 9 (4.86%) Finance
16 8 (4.32%) Marketing
16 8 (4.32%) German Language
16 8 (4.32%) Retail
16 8 (4.32%) Data Mapping
17 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
18 5 (2.70%) Publishing
18 5 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
18 5 (2.70%) E-Commerce
18 5 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
18 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
18 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
18 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
18 5 (2.70%) Data Cleansing

Mason
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 62 (33.51%) Force.com
2 50 (27.03%) SaaS
2 50 (27.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) QlikView
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
2 8 (4.32%) Marketing
2 8 (4.32%) German Language
3 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.70%) Publishing
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (32.97%) Developer
1 61 (32.97%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 35 (18.92%) Salesforce.com Administrator
2 35 (18.92%) Administrator
3 29 (15.68%) Analyst
4 25 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 24 (12.97%) Consultant
6 23 (12.43%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 23 (12.43%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 15 (8.11%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
7 15 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.95%) Architect
9 8 (4.32%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (2.16%) Implementation Consultant
13 3 (1.62%) Contracts Manager
13 3 (1.62%) Data Analyst
13 3 (1.62%) Senior Project Manager
13 3 (1.62%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (55.68%) Visualforce
2 3 (1.62%) CSS
3 2 (1.08%) J2EE
3 2 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
1 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.16%) FMCG
3 2 (1.08%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (17.30%) CRM
3 21 (11.35%) Business Analysis
4 20 (10.81%) Project Management
5 17 (9.19%) Data Analysis
5 17 (9.19%) Migration
6 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 14 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (7.03%) Workflow
9 8 (4.32%) Data Mapping
10 5 (2.70%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.62%) Validation
11 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (1.62%) Time Management
12 2 (1.08%) Test Management
12 2 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (0.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 104 (56.22%) Apex Code
2 56 (30.27%) Java
3 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.54%) C
Vendors
1 185 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (2.16%) ExactTarget
3 3 (1.62%) Oracle
4 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Sage
5 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.54%) Marketo
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Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Leicestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £390 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Londonderry
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago