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 3 months to 29 June 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.

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
North West > Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £563 -
North West median daily rate - £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

B2C is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 752 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 84.02% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 2376 1817
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £288 £310 £294
90th Percentile £563 £605 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 26 62
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.75 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

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