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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 71 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.085% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+286.36% +25.71%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 2 £550 +37.50% 1
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (37.50%) Drupal
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) SEO
3 6 (37.50%) CMS
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (37.50%) B2C
3 6 (37.50%) PMP
3 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Flash
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Social Media
5 4 (25.00%) hybris
5 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (25.00%) Email Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) CMS
1 6 (37.50%) Drupal
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) ProjectWise
3 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) FTP
1 4 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Hybris Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) Flash
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) JSR 286
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) B2C
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) SEO
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (25.00%) Email Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
1 6 (37.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) hybris
3 4 (25.00%) Informatica
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) webMethods
4 3 (18.75%) Google
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) IronPort