The table below looks at the statistics for Pay per click skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pay per click over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pay per click (PPC)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing Pay per click 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £248 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-50.97% +33.33%
Pay per click
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
616 884 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 84.51% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 553 362
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 36
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £14.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Pay per click
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Pay per click as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pay per click Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Pay per click
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Pay per click Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire