The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 140 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.34% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.48% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -84.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2228 1667 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.60% 70.07% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 871 1012
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 123 229
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
B2B
England

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -5 2 - - 3
Essex -2 1 £350 +66.66% 3
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (69.23%) B2C
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) Retail
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) CMS
6 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (23.08%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (23.08%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
7 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) RIA

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
2 4 (30.77%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (23.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.69%) Back Office
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (15.38%) Designer
6 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (15.38%) Kendo UI
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) RIA
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) B2C
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) BPR
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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