The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Technical Consultant
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +4.16% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 114 183 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.00% 94.82% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 142 150
Median daily rate £413 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 22
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.42% -36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Chester

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Consultant in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Chester