The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 59 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 2.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 18.69% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £383 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £16.16 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +13.40%
Internet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 107 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.67% 11.40% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 62
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Cheshire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 5 £394 -28.36% 2
Chester -4 1 £425 -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 13 (30.95%) CSS
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) .NET
6 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) VMware
8 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
8 8 (19.05%) Linux
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (16.67%) Banking
9 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 7 (16.67%) XML
9 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (16.67%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) PHP
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.67%) N-Tier
9 7 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.29%) MVC

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Drupal
3 4 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
1 5 (11.90%) Intranet
2 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Informix
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Mockito
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) SonarQube
3 4 (9.52%) Checkstyle
3 4 (9.52%) FindBugs
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Introscope
6 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.38%) QUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Law
4 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Billing
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Technical Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) JSP
6 6 (14.29%) Spring
7 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.90%) CAML
7 5 (11.90%) JDBC
7 5 (11.90%) Node.js
7 5 (11.90%) REST
7 5 (11.90%) Servlets
7 5 (11.90%) SOAP
7 5 (11.90%) XSLT
8 4 (9.52%) Spring Security
8 4 (9.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) User Experience
4 4 (9.52%) Internet of Things
5 3 (7.14%) Online Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) PMI
6 2 (4.76%) Social Media
7 1 (2.38%) BYOD
7 1 (2.38%) CMDB
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.38%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.38%) Informatics
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 6 (14.29%) TDD
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) UML
5 4 (9.52%) Data Management
5 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 4 (9.52%) OOP
5 4 (9.52%) OWASP
5 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Android Development
6 3 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) C#
5 7 (16.67%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) VB
7 4 (9.52%) FQL
8 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 2 (4.76%) MCTS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.76%) RHCE
3 1 (2.38%) CCIE
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) CCSP
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) UAG
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (4.76%) SmoothWall
2 2 (4.76%) StatsD
3 1 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.90%) IBM
5 5 (11.90%) Perforce
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.14%) Adobe
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) Apigee
8 2 (4.76%) Brocade
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) Mashery
9 1 (2.38%) Axway
9 1 (2.38%) Compuware
9 1 (2.38%) EMC