The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Magento skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Magento
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 81 74
Contract jobs citing Magento 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Business Applications category - 2.70% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

Magento is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 22 37 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 3.44% 4.02% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 44
Median daily rate £425 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Magento
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Magento as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Magento in Cheshire

Magento
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Magento in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Magento also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Magento.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Zend
3 4 (66.67%) Zend Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) LAMP
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) B2B
3 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) AMQP
3 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) Modular Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (16.67%) li3
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development

Magento
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 4 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (66.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) B2B
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Modular Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft