The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 118 127 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £419 £650 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.57% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £331 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £750 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £22.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-27.02% -58.09%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1946 2107 2307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.85% 76.95% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1189 1279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 157 158
Median hourly rate £27.38 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.46% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Hertfordshire +9 7 £450 - 6
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £388 +16.98%
Essex - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 of England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) B2C
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Logistics
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) RIA
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Docker

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.76%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) iPaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) Kendo UI
3 2 (11.76%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (11.76%) OpenJDK
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) RIA
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Taxonomies
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) B2C
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Transformation
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Apigee
3 1 (5.88%) Mashery
3 1 (5.88%) SAP