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 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)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 153 149
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

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 North West region with a requirement for B2C.

1 6 (85.71%) OOP
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) B2B
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Spring

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Hybris Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) B2B
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) hybris
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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