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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.13% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.16% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £400 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

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
1166 1240 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.27% 78.88% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 752 635
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -3 2 £225 -43.75% 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £319 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £550 - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) hybris
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum

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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Content Editor
3 1 (12.50%) Copywriter
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Digital
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (12.50%) Web Content Writer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Editor
3 1 (12.50%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) hybris
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft