The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 116 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.29% 63.74% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 86
Average daily rate £475 £413 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

B2C
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree