Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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.

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 213 232
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -43
Contract jobs citing B2C 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.073% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.087% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
North West median daily rate - £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -33.33%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £431
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.45% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.63 £36.00 £38.09
% change year-on-year -28.82% -5.48% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in the North West

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in the North West

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Lancashire - 1 - -
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North West region with a requirement for B2C.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Web Usability
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Typography
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
1 1 (100.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
1 1 (100.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Typography
1 1 (100.00%) Web Usability
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe