Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 22 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.

Statistics
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 79 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +26
Contract jobs citing Statistics 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.17% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.86% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Cheshire median daily rate - £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +1.85%
North West median daily rate £350 £319 £370
% change year-on-year +9.80% -13.85% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
North West median hourly rate - - £9.00

Statistics 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 1,018 1,051 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.42% 84.76% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 769 794
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £235
90th Percentile £563 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
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 £24.42 £21.70 £21.05
% change year-on-year +12.51% +3.11% -31.05%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
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 Statistics within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Chester +1 1 - - 1
Statistics
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QA

Statistics
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL CLR
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Guice
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft