The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Automation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-56.25% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 1020 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.12% 95.51% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 648 445
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 70
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.62 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Automation Specialist in the job title.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Automation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Automation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire