The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 313 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.78% 77.28% 67.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 159 104
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +409.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £39.00
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 Merseyside

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool - 15 £425 -
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for B2B.

1 21 (87.50%) SOA
1 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) BPEL
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (45.83%) JMS
5 8 (33.33%) Use Case
5 8 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) EDIFACT
6 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
7 5 (20.83%) Middleware
7 5 (20.83%) SMTP
7 5 (20.83%) FTP
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) SOAP
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (8.33%) Presales
9 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (8.33%) Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 16 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 5 (20.83%) FTP
2 5 (20.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Architect
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 9 (37.50%) SOA Developer
5 7 (29.17%) Integration Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Messaging Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Web Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Business Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) E-Business Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 2 (8.33%) SOA Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) JMS
2 8 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 8 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) Middleware
3 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) SOA
2 16 (66.67%) BPEL
3 8 (33.33%) Use Case
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Presales
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) E-business
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP