The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 57 59
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.95% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.24% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.71% +30.00%
B2B
West Midlands

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
654 564 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.37% 76.63% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 376 318
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £19.50 £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for B2B.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle