The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 73 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.067% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.081% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
B2B
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
742 1234 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.22% 82.32% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 610 621
Median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

B2B
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for B2B.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Axway
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Process Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Product Owner
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Axway
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft