The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank - 28 20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.27% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.71% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 117 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.48% 74.52% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 34
Average daily rate £320 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £179 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Software Engineering
Cheshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Chester