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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 103 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Average daily rate £255 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 - £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+286.36% +25.71%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Reading +6 11 £253 - 2
Slough - 3 £325 - 1
Newbury +8 1 - -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (62.86%) Marketing
2 16 (45.71%) Project Management
3 14 (40.00%) Aprimo
3 14 (40.00%) Eloqua
3 14 (40.00%) Marketo
3 14 (40.00%) Marketing Automation
4 8 (22.86%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (17.14%) B2C
5 6 (17.14%) Finance
6 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (11.43%) REST
7 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 4 (11.43%) CRM
7 4 (11.43%) Data Management
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) Internet
8 3 (8.57%) SOLID
8 3 (8.57%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (8.57%) QA
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
9 2 (5.71%) Computer Science

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) SAS
Business Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) OLAP
1 2 (5.71%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (5.71%) Power BI
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (62.86%) Marketing
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Automotive
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Automation Specialist
1 14 (40.00%) Marketing Automation Specialist
1 14 (40.00%) Marketing Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (5.71%) OLAP Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) REST
1 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) Marketing Automation
3 8 (22.86%) SDLC
4 6 (17.14%) B2C
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) SOLID
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) SEO
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Aprimo
1 14 (40.00%) Marketo
2 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) BT
4 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Huawei
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Siebel