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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 134 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.33% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.47% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 18
Average daily rate
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£588 £360 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.19% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £328 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £392 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +150.00%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2382 1719 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.19% 71.15% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 904 1136
Average daily rate £400 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 140 188
Average hourly rate £24.12 £36.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -19 7 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £631 - 1
Essex - 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Suffolk - - - - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (92.31%) B2C
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
4 8 (61.54%) User Experience
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
6 6 (46.15%) Information Architecture
6 6 (46.15%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (46.15%) Axure RP
6 6 (46.15%) Usability Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Competitor Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) SOA
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
9 2 (15.38%) FMCG
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (15.38%) CMS
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) HTML
9 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 1 (7.69%) Java EE
10 1 (7.69%) Degree
10 1 (7.69%) JSON
10 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (46.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) B2C
2 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Competitor Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Usability Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Information Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) BPR
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Apple