Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Digital Transformation Programme skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Transformation Programme over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Transformation Programmes/Projects
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 65 79
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 +25
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 13 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.12% 1.87% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.21% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 10
Cheshire median daily rate £600 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -60.00%
10th Percentile £456 £262 £320
90th Percentile £673 £533 £631
North West median daily rate £575 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +27.78% +2.86% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Digital Transformation Programme is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,002 1,043 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.23% 84.73% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 766 799
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £235
90th Percentile £569 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £423 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -4.19% +11.59%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £37.50 £37.95
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £21.74 £21.05
% change year-on-year +10.40% +3.30% -31.05%

Digital Transformation Programme
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Digital Transformation Programme as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire

Digital Transformation Programme
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -15 9 £600 +33.33% 1
Chester - 3 - -
Digital Transformation Programme
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Digital Transformation Programme.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Web Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Boomi
6 1 (7.69%) API Integration
6 1 (7.69%) People Management

Digital Transformation Programme
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Boomi
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# Architect
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Web Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) API Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Dell