The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 56 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £200 - £171
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 - £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £214
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
Junior
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 944 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.22% 94.49% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 659 374
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 50
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.74% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Junior
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 Junior within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Macclesfield - 1 £163 -
Warrington - 1 £350 - 4
Junior
North West

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby

Junior Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft