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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 185 186 192
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing B2B 14 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -47.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.63 -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4236 4781 4794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.85% 77.06% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3291 3511 3645
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (47.83%) Marketing
2 10 (43.48%) B2C
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) Business Development
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) User Experience
8 2 (8.70%) Ektron
8 2 (8.70%) Market Research
8 2 (8.70%) Social Media
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Banking
8 2 (8.70%) Retail
8 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (8.70%) CMS
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.70%) SEO
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) Content Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (8.70%) ERP
8 2 (8.70%) SAP
8 2 (8.70%) CRM

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Marketing
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Principle Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) IT Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
1 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) B2C
2 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Business Development
4 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Market Research
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) SEO
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) DSDM
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Jitterbit
1 1 (4.35%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
1 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (8.70%) Ektron
2 1 (4.35%) Talend
2 1 (4.35%) Omniture
2 1 (4.35%) Google
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 25 days ago