The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 38 38
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.30% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £438 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 294 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.13% 89.09% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 204 261
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Bedfordshire region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

B2B
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft