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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 130 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +4
Contract jobs citing B2B 18 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Average daily rate £442 £377 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +32.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%
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
2646 4114 4641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.21% 81.02% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 3221 3335
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 52
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -10.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) B2C
4 7 (20.59%) Marketing
5 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) Internet
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (8.82%) Finance
8 3 (8.82%) Python
8 3 (8.82%) Banking
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Cash Management
8 3 (8.82%) Docker
9 2 (5.88%) Social Media
9 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.88%) nginx
9 2 (5.88%) Puppet
9 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.88%) nginx
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) DNN
2 1 (2.94%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Kentico
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.88%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Broadband
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) Neo4j
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.59%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) CRM Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) ATL
4 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) EDI
4 1 (2.94%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.94%) EJB
4 1 (2.94%) Flash
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) Sass
4 1 (2.94%) Struts
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
2 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) CentOS
1 2 (5.88%) Debian
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) B2C
3 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
4 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Cash Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.88%) Product Marketing
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Go
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) SEPA
1 2 (5.88%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) DBAmp
1 2 (5.88%) Jitterbit
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.88%) Mesos
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 2 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (2.94%) ATG
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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