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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 99 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing B2B 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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
1504 1397 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.90% 78.57% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 850 606
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.35% +94.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £375 -
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Facebook
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter
5 2 (10.00%) SAP hybris
5 2 (10.00%) Infographics
5 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (10.00%) WordPress
5 2 (10.00%) Social Media
5 2 (10.00%) hybris
5 2 (10.00%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (10.00%) Content Development
5 2 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (10.00%) BPR
5 2 (10.00%) B2C
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) SEO

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 2 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Executive
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) EDI
1 1 (5.00%) ISPF
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blog
1 2 (10.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (10.00%) Social Media
1 2 (10.00%) Social Network
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) New Media
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) B2C
4 2 (10.00%) BPR
4 2 (10.00%) Content Development
4 2 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Infographics
4 2 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Facebook
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) hybris
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Axway
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) Talend