The table below looks at the statistics for Firebird skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebird over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebird
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Contract jobs citing Firebird 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £210 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
177 189 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.93% 19.89% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 89 104
Average daily rate £345 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.10 £40.57 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.71% +166.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £40.57 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%