The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 65 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing B2B 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£375 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.90% -
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South West

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
677 655 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.76% 78.92% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 456 206
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
1 5 (83.33%) Apple Swift
2 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) FMCG
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Apple Swift
2 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
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