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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 103 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing B2B 22 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.87% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.19% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 8
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£350 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £377 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £30.63 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-64.08% -56.25%
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
2030 2103 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.36% 72.97% 69.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1086 694
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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 -1 7 £431 -13.75% 2
Reading +9 6 £285 -28.75% 2
Slough -3 4 £283 -37.22% 1
Newbury - 2 £400 - 1
Windsor - 1 £250 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (46.88%) Marketing
2 7 (21.88%) Social Media
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) B2C
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Advertising
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Online Marketing
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Telemarketing
4 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) Email Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) CMS
6 3 (9.38%) webMethods
6 3 (9.38%) Retail
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) SOAP
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Drupal
6 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) WordPress

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Drupal
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.13%) Liferay
4 1 (3.13%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Broadband
1 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) Data Mart
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 15 (46.88%) Marketing
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Advertising
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Finance
5 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.25%) webMethods Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing Executive
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Account Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (3.13%) BSS Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media Manager
5 1 (3.13%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) SAML
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Social Media
2 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) B2C
1 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (15.63%) Telemarketing
1 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (15.63%) Online Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Email Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) E-business
4 2 (6.25%) Product Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Product Management
4 2 (6.25%) Brand Management
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) webMethods
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Software AG
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 2 (6.25%) Eloqua
5 1 (3.13%) Facebook
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.13%) Marketo
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
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