The table below looks at the statistics for Pay per click 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 Pay per click over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pay per click (PPC)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pay per click 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.95% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 142 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.83% 77.60% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 40
Average daily rate £325 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £31.56 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Pay per click
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Pay per click 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 Pay per click.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Pay per click
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Pay per click 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 Pay per click. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree