Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Work Breakdown Structure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Work Breakdown Structure over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - +39 -
Contract jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.44% - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Chester median daily rate £300 - £463
10th Percentile £288 - £456
90th Percentile £453 - £469
Cheshire median daily rate £323 £390 £381
% change year-on-year -17.31% +2.30% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Work Breakdown Structure 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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 167 219 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 80.29% 84.23% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 194 173
Chester median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £215 £235 £305
90th Percentile £505 £489 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 19
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.50 £12.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £17.50 £34.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.42 £20.14 £17.77
% change year-on-year -23.45% +13.35% -2.71%

Work Breakdown Structure
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Work Breakdown Structure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Work Breakdown Structure in Chester

Work Breakdown Structure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Work Breakdown Structure in Chester

Work Breakdown Structure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure in Chester over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Work Breakdown Structure in Chester

Work Breakdown Structure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Work Breakdown Structure in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure 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 Chester region with a requirement for Work Breakdown Structure.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Expense Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Work Breakdown Structure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Expense Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) QA