The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 80 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.38% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.50% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£348 £195 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.20% -58.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £133 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £440 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
- +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
B2B
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 5 £299 -43.09% 2
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (55.56%) DHTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) JSP
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) B2C
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) SEO
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) Coremetrics
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) System Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) PayPal
2 5 (55.56%) Google Checkout
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Movex
1 1 (11.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) EDI Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) DHTML
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) JSP
1 5 (55.56%) Struts
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) SEO
2 5 (55.56%) B2C
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) System Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
1 5 (55.56%) Coremetrics
1 5 (55.56%) PayPal
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle