The table below looks at the statistics for GIMP 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 GIMP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIMP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GIMP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
115 108 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.58% 12.81% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 36
Average daily rate £300 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%