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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pay per click (PPC)
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing Pay per click 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - -
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
654 804 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.06% 83.58% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 490 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £30.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.61% -13.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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