The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 21 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.27% 2.26% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 13.04% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £275 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% -3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £353 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £373 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
25 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.37% 17.29% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Average daily rate £250 £376 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.42% -11.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -42.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) N-Tier

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Checkstyle
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) FindBugs
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Security
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Contactless
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) Veracode
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