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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 179 188 172
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing B2B 12 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £441 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £30.63 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-64.08% -56.25%
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
4071 4772 4486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.48% 77.75% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3159 3443 3459
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 30 March 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 (50.00%) Marketing
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) B2C
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Business Development
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) User Experience
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) SEO
7 2 (9.09%) Legal
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) Retail
7 2 (9.09%) CMS
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Market Research
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (9.09%) Ektron
7 2 (9.09%) Social Media
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) B2C
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Market Research
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (9.09%) Ektron
2 1 (4.55%) Talend
2 1 (4.55%) Omniture
2 1 (4.55%) Google
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £147.00 - £177.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago