The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 66 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.63 -
B2B
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 394 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.04% 65.56% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 231 189
Average daily rate £385 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.88 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.96% +72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.40 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Birmingham region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Birmingham region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

B2B
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
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