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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.37% - 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-71.76% +286.36%

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
231 277 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.24% 87.11% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 196 238
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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