The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-71.76% +286.36%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 209 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.40% 84.62% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 130 70
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

B2B
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for B2B.

1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) SMTP
3 5 (55.56%) FTP
3 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) EDIFACT
3 5 (55.56%) Use Case
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (44.44%) BPEL
5 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (22.22%) XML Messaging
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) Presales
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Messaging Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SOA Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) EDIFACT
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) BPEL
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle