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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 189 205 192
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£378 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £276 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £561 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-73.33% +74.41%
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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
4512 5452 4917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.71% 76.83% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3522 4040 3704
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £16.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014, 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 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) B2C
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) User Experience
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) IIS
6 3 (12.00%) MySQL
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) HTTP
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) SSH
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Publishing
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Clustering
7 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 2 (8.00%) Identity Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) CICS
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SSL
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
1 3 (12.00%) SSH
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) X.509
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) S/MIME
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) jMock
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Publishing
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) CRM Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) FIXML
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) CSS3
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
3 1 (4.00%) LESS
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
3 1 (4.00%) Flash
3 1 (4.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Java SE
3 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) B2C
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CIMA
2 1 (4.00%) ACCA
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Axway
2 2 (8.00%) Tumbleweed
2 2 (8.00%) Radianz
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Omniture
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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