Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 23 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.24% 3.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 5.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Liverpool median daily rate - £425 -
Merseyside median daily rate - £424 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 340 336 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 82.93% 76.36% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 222 272
Liverpool median daily rate £391 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.97% -3.06% +6.60%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £183
90th Percentile £538 £525 £552
Merseyside median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.31 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Liverpool

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing B2B 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for B2B.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#