The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 79 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing B2B 18 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.13% 1.97% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 2
Median daily rate £463 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £375 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.71% +30.00%
B2B
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1287 1206 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 739 549
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 60
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the East Midlands region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the East Midlands region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -15 8 £525 +16.66%
Derbyshire +9 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £450 +20.00% 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for B2B.

1 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) B2C
3 10 (38.46%) Retail
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
8 4 (15.38%) AWK
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 4 (15.38%) Unix
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Subversion
8 4 (15.38%) Endeca
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (11.54%) FMCG
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
9 3 (11.54%) DataPower
9 3 (11.54%) PuTTY
9 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) DataPower
1 3 (11.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 11 (42.31%) B2C
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Business Development
8 1 (3.85%) Channel Management
8 1 (3.85%) Content Management
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.85%) Use Case
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) AWK
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Endeca
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) TSYS