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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 97 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing B2B 23 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.89% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.90% -
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
1845 1796 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.01% 71.24% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 878 677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 8 £431 +7.81%
Reading +1 6 £285 -32.94% 2
Slough +5 4 £251 -40.88%
Newbury - 3 £394 -
Windsor - 1 £250 -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (39.39%) Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) B2C
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Social Media
4 6 (18.18%) Advertising
4 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Telemarketing
5 5 (15.15%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.15%) Online Marketing
6 4 (12.12%) CMS
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) CSS
6 4 (12.12%) XML
6 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
7 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) J2EE

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (12.12%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) WordPress
3 2 (6.06%) Drupal
3 2 (6.06%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.03%) Liferay
4 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Broadband
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) CTI
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.06%) Data Mart
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 13 (39.39%) Marketing
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Advertising
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) webMethods Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.06%) CMS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Account Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (3.03%) BSS Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Social Media Manager
6 1 (3.03%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) jQuery
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) J2EE
4 3 (9.09%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Struts
6 1 (3.03%) XSLT
6 1 (3.03%) Flash
6 1 (3.03%) Worklight
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) JSF
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Social Media
2 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) B2C
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Telemarketing
2 5 (15.15%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Online Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Product Management
4 3 (9.09%) Email Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Content Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Management
5 2 (6.06%) Product Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Brand Management
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PMP
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Adobe
4 3 (9.09%) webMethods
5 2 (6.06%) Facebook
5 2 (6.06%) Twitter
5 2 (6.06%) Software AG
5 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.03%) Marketo
6 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.03%) Google