The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
- +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
386 333 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.05% 70.70% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 214 119
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 29
Average hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £18.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
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 Cambridge

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

B2B
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (20.00%) BAPI
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) EDI
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (20.00%) NWDS
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NWDS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) BAPI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) SAP