The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 41 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.38% 0.69% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 3.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.84% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+130.88% -38.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.97% 20.69% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 6
Average daily rate £345 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+261.11% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Web 2.0
Cheshire

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Chester region.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 2 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 2 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce