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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £290 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
76 77 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.83% 8.42% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 35
Average daily rate £400 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £126 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £428 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.44 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.56 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%