The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 72 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.74% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.84% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+130.88% -38.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 135 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.01% 18.10% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 83
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £204 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Web 2.0
North West

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Cheshire region.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web 2.0
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 Web 2.0 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
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Web 2.0
North West

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) DOM
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) ICEfaces
2 2 (66.67%) RichFaces
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) DOM
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Axis
2 2 (66.67%) ICEfaces
2 2 (66.67%) RichFaces
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce