Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 82 84
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +26
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 25 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.97% 0.83% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.97% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 12
Cheshire median daily rate £444 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -14.29% -56.25%
10th Percentile £318 £273 £323
90th Percentile £536 £478 £635
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
North West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 1,091 1,129 1,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.97% 84.70% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 809 918
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.60%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £245
90th Percentile £538 £619 £613
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 40 32
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £13.00 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -33.82% +12.24%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £38.93
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.03%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -5 16 £438 +45.83% 1
Warrington -1 5 £475 +7.65% 1
Chester - 2 - -
Digital Transformation Programme
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Node.js
3 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) SaaS
4 7 (28.00%) PaaS
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) User Experience
5 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
5 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.00%) Maven
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 2 (8.00%) Java 8
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
9 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Open Source
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Web Operations
9 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
1 7 (28.00%) SaaS
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Chief Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Node.js
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) User Stories
4 3 (12.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 2 (8.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Java 8
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CEH
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft