The table below looks at the statistics for Firebird skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebird over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebird
Rank - - -
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £160 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Firebird
North West

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
201 188 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.84% 19.54% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 97
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.82 £33.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +112.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £33.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%