The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 67 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Statistics 14 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 1.33% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +55.17%
Statistics
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
313 225 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.27% 27.85% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 104 75
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 8
Average hourly rate £16.84 £32.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.37% +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics.

1 15 (65.22%) HTML
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (65.22%) RESTful
1 15 (65.22%) HTML5
2 13 (56.52%) AngularJS
3 12 (52.17%) Heroku
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon S3
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) Degree
4 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Network Planning
5 6 (26.09%) RNC
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) GSM
5 6 (26.09%) 3G
5 6 (26.09%) LTE
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Android Development
6 5 (21.74%) Android
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Java

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Heroku
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon S3
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) RNC
1 6 (26.09%) GSM
1 6 (26.09%) 3G
1 6 (26.09%) LTE
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (65.22%) RESTful
1 15 (65.22%) HTML5
2 13 (56.52%) AngularJS
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) Network Planning
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Android Development
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree