The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
677 736 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.50% 82.70% 80.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 543 533
Median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for B2B.

1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience Architect
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL