The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 150 192 176
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Contract jobs citing B2B 16 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 17
Median daily rate £463 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £478 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.71% +30.00%
B2B
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2908 4779 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.45% 80.70% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 3787 3469
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for B2B.

1 9 (29.03%) B2C
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
3 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Retail
7 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (9.68%) hybris
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) EDI
7 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) Advertising
7 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (6.45%) KYC

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Broadband
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) PBX
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Architect
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (6.45%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Domain Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior WebSphere Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) EDI
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) EJB
4 2 (6.45%) Flash
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) JNDI
4 2 (6.45%) JSTL
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Life Science
2 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) B2C
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) KYC
8 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) OOD
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) hybris
1 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.45%) ATG
2 2 (6.45%) Avaya
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Mitel
3 1 (3.23%) Crazy Egg
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Optimizely
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO