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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +24.80%
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
535 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 72.01% 68.13% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 308 303
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -88.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Psychology
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (9.09%) SQL

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Psychology
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft