The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 81 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 35 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 0.70% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.92% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 16
Median daily rate £375 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
B2B
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1830 1946 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.19% 76.10% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 1119 928
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Berkshire region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +32 20 £255 +2.00% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £575 - 1
Newbury -1 3 - -
Bracknell -7 1 £238 -50.00%
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 30 (46.88%) Marketing
2 21 (32.81%) Degree
3 19 (29.69%) SaaS
4 18 (28.13%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (28.13%) SEO
5 17 (26.56%) Pay per click
6 16 (25.00%) German Language
6 16 (25.00%) Marketo
6 16 (25.00%) Marketing Automation
7 15 (23.44%) Social Media
7 15 (23.44%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (20.31%) Finance
8 13 (20.31%) MS Office
8 13 (20.31%) Email Marketing
8 13 (20.31%) Project Planning
8 13 (20.31%) Digital Media
8 13 (20.31%) Online Marketing
8 13 (20.31%) Brand Awareness
8 13 (20.31%) Data Acquisition
8 13 (20.31%) Integrated Marketing
9 12 (18.75%) B2C
10 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.19%) SOA
11 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.63%) Analytics
12 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (14.06%) MSTest
12 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Office
2 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (4.69%) Eloqua
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.56%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) SaaS
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) Google Analytics
3 5 (7.81%) Office 365
4 3 (4.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) DNS
1 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
1 5 (7.81%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) PSTN
2 4 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MSTest
1 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (46.88%) Marketing
2 16 (25.00%) German Language
3 13 (20.31%) Brand Awareness
3 13 (20.31%) Finance
4 5 (7.81%) Advertising
5 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.69%) Billing
6 3 (4.69%) French Language
6 3 (4.69%) Italian Language
6 3 (4.69%) Legal
6 3 (4.69%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
7 2 (3.13%) Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Law
8 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Architect
2 8 (12.50%) Consultant
2 8 (12.50%) Designer
2 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Marketing Automation Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Marketing Officer
6 3 (4.69%) Marketing Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
1 8 (12.50%) JSON
1 8 (12.50%) REST
1 8 (12.50%) SOAP
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) OAuth2
3 5 (7.81%) SAML
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Social Media
2 13 (20.31%) Digital Media
3 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.81%) PKI
5 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.25%) User Experience
6 3 (4.69%) Clustering
6 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.69%) Replication
7 2 (3.13%) Animation
7 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
7 2 (3.13%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
1 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Digital Marketing
1 18 (28.13%) SEO
2 17 (26.56%) Pay per click
3 16 (25.00%) Marketing Automation
4 13 (20.31%) Data Acquisition
4 13 (20.31%) Email Marketing
4 13 (20.31%) Integrated Marketing
4 13 (20.31%) Online Marketing
4 13 (20.31%) Project Planning
5 12 (18.75%) B2C
6 11 (17.19%) SOA
7 10 (15.63%) Analytics
8 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 8 (12.50%) OO
9 8 (12.50%) OOD
9 8 (12.50%) SDLC
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.25%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) C#
2 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Marketo
2 15 (23.44%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) Google
5 4 (6.25%) Adobe
5 4 (6.25%) Tealium
6 3 (4.69%) Aprimo
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) Facebook
8 1 (1.56%) Pega
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Twitter