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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 161 151 136
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing B2C 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.068% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
B2C
England

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
3006 2951 2218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 78.17% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1742 1209
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 127 96
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +37.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 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
Manchester -10 2 £438 +2.94% 3
Cheshire - 1 £563 - 2
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) hybris
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) iPad
5 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SEO
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) XSD
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Confluence
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
1 2 (18.18%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Hybris Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) SEO
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Talend
3 1 (9.09%) VMware