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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 30 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.53% 1.24% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 7.14% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £394 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £339 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £371 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £334
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +19.23%
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
28 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.14% 17.43% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
Median daily rate £413 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £302 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -55.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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

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
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Checkstyle
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) FindBugs
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) Mockito
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) SonarQube
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 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Manager
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%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Java EE
2 4 (36.36%) JDBC
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Servlets
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Spring Security
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
1 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Contactless
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
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
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
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