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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 89 91 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing B2B 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.19% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.26% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £725 £425 £608
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -30.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £562
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £425 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
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
1474 1160 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 75.13% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 638 469
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) SAP hybris
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
4 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) FMCG
4 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (7.14%) B2C
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) EDI
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP hybris
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing Communications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) BPR
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com