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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 95 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2C 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% - 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £411 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +22.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
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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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) Commerce Server
3 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) SAP

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) Commerce Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft