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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 152 145 190
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +45
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.62% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 5
Median daily rate £650 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +5.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
- +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
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
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 10 (50.00%) B2C
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) MOM
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (35.00%) REST
3 7 (35.00%) MuleSoft
3 7 (35.00%) API Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Service Design
4 6 (30.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mitel
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) PMP
6 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (10.00%) .NET

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 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Integration Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) EDI Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 7 (35.00%) REST
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) EDI
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) B2C
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) API Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Service Design
4 6 (30.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Conflict Management
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
1 7 (35.00%) MuleSoft
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Avaya
2 2 (10.00%) Mitel
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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