The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 57 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +292.50%
B2B
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 794 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.07% 80.12% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 560 308
Median daily rate £415 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 39
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.77 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Cheshire region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Cheshire region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping

B2B
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) EDI Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) EDI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting