Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crewe during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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.

Application Support
Cheshire > Crewe
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 3.05% 5.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Crewe median daily rate £288 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £320 £240
% change year-on-year -14.06% +33.33% -48.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Crewe median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crewe. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Crewe
Contract vacancies in Crewe with a recognized job title 190 70 31
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 97.22% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 59 18
Crewe median daily rate £438 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +63.64% +17.02%
10th Percentile £283 £251 £101
90th Percentile £573 £550 £514
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Crewe median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% +158.62% -15.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.37 £13.75
90th Percentile £35.75 £38.75 £38.05
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -9.09%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crewe.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Crewe

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in Crewe.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Crewe

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crewe

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Crewe over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Crewe

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Crewe region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) EDI
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) EDI
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle