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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mason
Rank 498 499 547
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +48
Contract jobs citing Mason 89 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.094% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 41 41
Average daily rate £450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
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
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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 23 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 87 £463 -2.63% 115
London +8 60 £475 -5.00% 77
City of London +2 34 £456 -8.75% 48
South East -4 17 £475 +4.10% 27
Berkshire -3 9 £475 -3.79% 8
East of England -21 7 £350 -36.36% 1
West Midlands -13 3 £500 +17.64% 3
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 3
Reading -3 1 £475 +8.57%
Surrey -9 1 £475 +11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £300 -36.84% 2
Ipswich - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 £475 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 6
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
Bristol - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

Mason
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 124 (96.88%) Salesforce.com
2 63 (49.22%) Apex Code
3 60 (46.88%) Visualforce
4 39 (30.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (23.44%) Force.com
6 29 (22.66%) Java
7 27 (21.09%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (20.31%) SaaS
9 25 (19.53%) Project Management
10 24 (18.75%) Business Analysis
11 20 (15.63%) CRM
12 14 (10.94%) Data Analysis
13 10 (7.81%) Migration
13 10 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (6.25%) Publishing
15 7 (5.47%) Validation
15 7 (5.47%) Data Migration
16 6 (4.69%) Data Mapping
17 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
17 5 (3.91%) Finance
17 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (3.91%) German Language
17 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
18 4 (3.13%) Time Management
18 4 (3.13%) Marketing
18 4 (3.13%) Retail
18 4 (3.13%) Workflow
19 3 (2.34%) Perl
19 3 (2.34%) Test Scripting
19 3 (2.34%) Digital Media

Mason
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.56%) Zope
1 2 (1.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.44%) Force.com
2 27 (21.09%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (20.31%) SaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) MySQL
1 1 (0.78%) QlikView
1 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
1 1 (0.78%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Subversion
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (6.25%) Publishing
2 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) German Language
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (32.03%) Developer
2 38 (29.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 28 (21.88%) Administrator
3 28 (21.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 18 (14.06%) Consultant
5 17 (13.28%) Analyst
5 17 (13.28%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 15 (11.72%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 15 (11.72%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.81%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Trainer
10 4 (3.13%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Trainer
11 3 (2.34%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.34%) Perl Developer
12 2 (1.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.88%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.56%) Django
2 2 (1.56%) CSS
2 2 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) Spring
3 1 (0.78%) LAMP
3 1 (0.78%) RESTful
3 1 (0.78%) MapReduce
3 1 (0.78%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
1 1 (0.78%) Windows
1 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (19.53%) Project Management
3 24 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 20 (15.63%) CRM
5 14 (10.94%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.81%) Migration
6 10 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.47%) Validation
7 7 (5.47%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.69%) Data Mapping
9 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.13%) Time Management
10 4 (3.13%) Workflow
11 3 (2.34%) Test Scripting
12 2 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.56%) TDD
12 2 (1.56%) E-Commerce
13 1 (0.78%) GAP Analysis
13 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) Apex Code
2 29 (22.66%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) Perl
4 2 (1.56%) SQL
4 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 124 (96.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.56%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.56%) Marketo
3 1 (0.78%) Sage
3 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago