Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 112
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £475 -
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

B2B is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1112 1245 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.55% 85.98% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 893 1159
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £279
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Cheshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2B in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Cheshire