The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 117 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.15% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.21% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £8.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -59.30%
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
1818 1926 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.36% 73.20% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 971 634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +6 3 - - 1
Reading +11 2 £275 -14.06% 1
Slough -5 2 - - 1
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B.

1 23 (74.19%) Marketing
2 10 (32.26%) B2C
3 9 (29.03%) Advertising
3 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Migration
5 7 (22.58%) Social Media
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Strategic Management
7 5 (16.13%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (16.13%) Customer Insight
7 5 (16.13%) People Management
8 4 (12.90%) Eloqua
8 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 4 (12.90%) Online Marketing
8 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) French Language
8 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Telemarketing
8 4 (12.90%) VMware
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) HTML

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) CMS
1 3 (9.68%) Drupal
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (74.19%) Marketing
2 9 (29.03%) Advertising
3 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 4 (12.90%) French Language
6 2 (6.45%) Legal
6 2 (6.45%) Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media Manager
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing Executive
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Communications Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing Campaign Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) jQuery
2 3 (9.68%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) SAML
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) EDI
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Social Media
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) B2C
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Strategic Management
6 5 (16.13%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (16.13%) Customer Insight
6 5 (16.13%) People Management
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Online Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Telemarketing
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Email Marketing
8 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.23%) XPath
3 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ACCA
1 3 (9.68%) CIMA
2 2 (6.45%) AAT
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MBA
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Eloqua
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter