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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 64 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +28.57%
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
735 890 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 94.78% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 539 397
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 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 2 - - 3
Junior
North West

Junior Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP