The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 37 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.53% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 3.85% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +7.73%
Internet
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.23% 14.69% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 8
Median daily rate £400 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Internet.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 4 (36.36%) JDBC
5 4 (36.36%) JSP
5 4 (36.36%) Servlets
5 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Checkstyle
5 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) OOP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Checkstyle
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) FindBugs
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) Mockito
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SonarQube
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 1 (9.09%) QUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Publishing
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Java EE
3 4 (36.36%) JDBC
3 4 (36.36%) JSP
3 4 (36.36%) Servlets
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Spring Security
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
1 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware