The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 99 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing B2B 23 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
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£440 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £107.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -84.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1658 2074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.41% 68.88% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 740 799
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -16.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
B2B
South East

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +11 5 £440 +6.66% 1
Reading +8 4 £550 +144.44%
Slough +5 3 £478 -
Wokingham - 2 £289 -
Newbury -2 1 - -
Ascot - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - - 3
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 36 (76.60%) B2C
2 26 (55.32%) E-Commerce
3 13 (27.66%) Migration
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) Finance
5 11 (23.40%) CRM
5 11 (23.40%) Web Services
6 10 (21.28%) Marketing
7 9 (19.15%) HTML
7 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
7 9 (19.15%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (17.02%) Project Management
8 8 (17.02%) .NET
8 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
9 7 (14.89%) Scrum
9 7 (14.89%) French Language
9 7 (14.89%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.77%) XML
10 6 (12.77%) SOAP
10 6 (12.77%) MVC
10 6 (12.77%) E-business
10 6 (12.77%) jQuery
10 6 (12.77%) Product Management
10 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
10 6 (12.77%) REST
11 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (10.64%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (10.64%) Business Transformation
11 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (10.64%) Drupal
2 4 (8.51%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Liferay
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
1 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Force.com
1 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.26%) Redis
1 2 (4.26%) BigTable
1 2 (4.26%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Marketing
3 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (14.89%) French Language
5 3 (6.38%) Billing
5 3 (6.38%) Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Product Manager
4 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Copywriter
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Product Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Transformation Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Designer
8 1 (2.13%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) XML
4 6 (12.77%) SOAP
4 6 (12.77%) jQuery
4 6 (12.77%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) J2EE
6 3 (6.38%) Flash
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware
7 2 (4.26%) RESTful
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) Google Closure
8 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) SAML
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (8.51%) Social Media
4 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) e-Health
5 1 (2.13%) Wiki
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Solaris
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) B2C
2 26 (55.32%) E-Commerce
3 13 (27.66%) Migration
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) CRM
6 8 (17.02%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) MVC
8 6 (12.77%) E-business
8 6 (12.77%) Product Management
8 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (10.64%) Business Transformation
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.64%) SOA
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) SEO
10 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PMP
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Metastorm
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Siebel
5 1 (2.13%) Omniture
5 1 (2.13%) FatWire
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