The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 92 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2C 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
B2C
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
1023 887 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.51% 73.73% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 464 490
Average daily rate £350 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 50
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C across the Manchester region.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing B2C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2C.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing B2C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP