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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 174 183 193
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing B2B 18 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £551 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.90% -
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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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (40.74%) B2C
2 10 (37.04%) Marketing
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 6 (22.22%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) User Experience
8 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (11.11%) SAP
9 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.11%) SWIFT
9 3 (11.11%) Cash Management
10 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
10 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Content Management
10 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
10 2 (7.41%) Business Development
10 2 (7.41%) Market Research
10 2 (7.41%) Ektron
10 2 (7.41%) HTML
10 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (7.41%) EDI
10 2 (7.41%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (37.04%) Marketing
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.41%) Billing
6 1 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (3.70%) Advertising
6 1 (3.70%) Front Office
6 1 (3.70%) Back Office
6 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) UX Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Principle Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) EDI
2 1 (3.70%) EDIFACT
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) B2C
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Cash Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Development
6 2 (7.41%) Market Research
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) SEO
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Jitterbit
1 1 (3.70%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Ektron
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Talend
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