The table below looks at the statistics for Mason skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mason over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mason
Rank 64 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Mason 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.96% 22.52% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 57 62
Average daily rate £450 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Mason
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Mason Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Mason
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Mason Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Mason
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) CPAN
1 1 (100.00%) Zope
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Catalyst

Mason
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Zope
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CPAN
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Catalyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend