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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 55 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.34% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 1.17% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-20.27% +27.58%
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
225 256 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.49% 28.60% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 138 106
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 15
Average hourly rate £14.35 £16.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) Ruby
1 8 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (57.14%) RESTful
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (28.57%) Android Development
3 4 (28.57%) Heroku
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) LTE
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) RNC
4 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) GSM
4 3 (21.43%) 3G
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Trillium
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Heroku
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LTE
1 3 (21.43%) RNC
1 3 (21.43%) GSM
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (57.14%) RESTful
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
3 1 (7.14%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) TDD
1 4 (28.57%) Android Development
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) R
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
1 1 (7.14%) yum
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Trillium
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat