The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mason
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 125 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing Mason 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.89% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 545 676 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.08% 25.09% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 413 392
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Mason
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mason in the West Midlands

Mason
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mason in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mason in the West Midlands

Mason
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mason.

1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce

Mason
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com