The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 105 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £550 £500 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +92.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1404 1567 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.78% 80.32% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 901 701
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 32
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 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 Manchester region with a requirement for B2B.

1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Social Network
3 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Magento
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (14.29%) New Media
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Infographics
3 1 (14.29%) Content Development

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Executive
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) New Media
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Social Network
1 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) BPR
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Development
2 1 (14.29%) Content Writing
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Infographics
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Axway
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter