Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for B2C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2C over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 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.

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 76 120
Rank change year-on-year -20 +44 -22
Contract jobs citing B2C 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.076% 0.096% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Cheshire median daily rate - £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% -
North West median daily rate £363 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

B2C 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 1,114 859 1,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.71% 82.44% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 602 1,114
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £263
90th Percentile £573 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 50
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.26% +4.88% +5.40%
10th Percentile £10.79 £15.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £60.00 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £37.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year -42.28% +11.19% +52.27%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in Cheshire

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2C in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Cheshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 - -
B2C
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing B2C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for B2C.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java