The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
England / North West
Rank 127 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing B2C 9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £324 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.82% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £425 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2176 3140 2634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.24% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1894 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing B2C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the North West

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +3 6 £324 -23.82% 3
Lancashire - 3 - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing B2C 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 North West region with a requirement for B2C.

1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) B2B
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) NUnit
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (33.33%) Back Office
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) B2B
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) hybris
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Talend