The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Mason skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mason over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mason
England / North West
Rank - 155 147
Contract jobs citing Mason 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mason is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 812 1019 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.23% 26.65% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 679 503
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.26 £20.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Mason
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Mason as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Mason in the North West

Mason
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mason in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mason in the North West

Mason
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mason also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mason.

1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (50.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Force.com

Mason
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Force.com
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com