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 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.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
Merseyside > Liverpool
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 5.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Liverpool median daily rate - £397 -
Merseyside median daily rate - £397 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

B2B 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 205 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 78.62% 80.39% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 480 525
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -18.36%  
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £700
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £399 £475
% change year-on-year +6.64% -16.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £8.50 £50.83
90th Percentile £15.25 £18.80 £52.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
% change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  

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 29 June 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%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle