The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 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 / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 85
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -15.29% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1113 1469 1147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.50% 82.62% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 885 685
Median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing B2C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in Manchester

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing B2C 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 Manchester region with a requirement for B2C.

1 6 (100.00%) B2B
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) C

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) B2B
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) SAP