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 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 82 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing B2B 19 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 0.20% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
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£425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.90% -
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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
1243 1071 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 75.56% 72.12% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 547 418
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 72 53
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -34.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.59 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £64.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +11 11 £275 - 8
Nottinghamshire -10 1 £325 - 4
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England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (56.67%) B2C
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Marketing
4 15 (50.00%) Java
5 13 (43.33%) Retail
5 13 (43.33%) Endeca
5 13 (43.33%) hybris
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) SAP
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
9 8 (26.67%) AWK
9 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
9 8 (26.67%) UNIX
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) Apache
9 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 8 (26.67%) Apache Solr
9 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (20.00%) Project Management
11 6 (20.00%) EAI
11 6 (20.00%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) Subversion
11 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
11 6 (20.00%) Analytics
12 5 (16.67%) Mentoring

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (26.67%) Apache
1 8 (26.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) RFID
1 4 (13.33%) NFC
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (53.33%) Marketing
2 13 (43.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (13.33%) Front Office
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Hybris Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Process Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Communications Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.33%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) JTA
4 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Security
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) JDBC
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (56.67%) B2C
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) EAI
4 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.67%) Demand Management
5 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) E-Procurement
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
5 5 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) AWK
3 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) P3O
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Endeca
1 13 (43.33%) hybris
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
5 4 (13.33%) CA
5 4 (13.33%) Sybase
5 4 (13.33%) Syclo
5 4 (13.33%) Kony
5 4 (13.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 3 (10.00%) ATG
7 2 (6.67%) OpenText
8 1 (3.33%) Demandware
8 1 (3.33%) RedPrairie
8 1 (3.33%) Google
8 1 (3.33%) JDA
8 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
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