The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
UK / England
Rank 412 427 450
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing B2B 165 180 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 61
Median daily rate £456 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 16
Median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £42.50 £11.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-71.76% +286.36%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in England

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in England

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in England

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in England

B2B
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
London -3 93 £525 +18.64% 67
South East +11 32 £400 - 19
Yorkshire +20 11 £510 +126.66% 5
South West +7 9 £450 +9.09% 11
East Midlands +2 5 £313 -26.47% 3
West Midlands -8 5 £350 - 7
North West +23 4 £400 +6.66% 17
East of England +3 1 - - 8
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 99 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.14%) B2C
3 80 (22.10%) E-Commerce
4 74 (20.44%) Web Services
5 68 (18.78%) Marketing
6 67 (18.51%) Finance
7 54 (14.92%) Project Management
8 53 (14.64%) User Experience
9 49 (13.54%) SOA
10 48 (13.26%) HTML
11 47 (12.98%) IBM
11 47 (12.98%) REST
12 41 (11.33%) Scrum
13 40 (11.05%) Banking
14 38 (10.50%) Java
14 38 (10.50%) JavaScript
14 38 (10.50%) XML
15 36 (9.94%) CSS
16 35 (9.67%) SOAP
16 35 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (9.67%) Retail
16 35 (9.67%) Business Analysis
16 35 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (9.39%) CRM
18 32 (8.84%) Oracle
18 32 (8.84%) Analytics
19 27 (7.46%) CMS
20 24 (6.63%) Workflow
20 24 (6.63%) J2EE
21 23 (6.35%) Degree

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (7.46%) CMS
2 20 (5.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (4.42%) Apache
4 15 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.93%) Mule ESB
6 6 (1.66%) Mule
7 5 (1.38%) Confluence
7 5 (1.38%) JBoss
8 4 (1.10%) Drupal
8 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.55%) Gentran
10 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.76%) MS Office
3 8 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.38%) Eloqua
3 5 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.10%) Magento
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.28%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.59%) SaaS
2 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.66%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.83%) GitHub
5 3 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.83%) Office 365
6 2 (0.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.97%) FTP
2 17 (4.70%) Internet
3 11 (3.04%) HTTPS
4 10 (2.76%) Firewall
5 8 (2.21%) SSL
6 7 (1.93%) HTTP
6 7 (1.93%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.93%) WinSCP
7 6 (1.66%) Intranet
8 5 (1.38%) SMTP
9 3 (0.83%) AMQP
9 3 (0.83%) Extranet
9 3 (0.83%) VPN
9 3 (0.83%) WAN
10 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.55%) IPsec
10 2 (0.55%) MPLS
10 2 (0.55%) SNMP
11 1 (0.28%) LAN
11 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.31%) Big Data
3 8 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.93%) MySQL
4 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.10%) Endeca
7 4 (1.10%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.10%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.83%) OLAP
8 3 (0.83%) OLTP
9 2 (0.55%) GIS
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.04%) JIRA
2 7 (1.93%) ClearCase
2 7 (1.93%) Jasmine
2 7 (1.93%) XMLSpy
3 6 (1.66%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.66%) PHPUnit
4 4 (1.10%) Ant
4 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.83%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.83%) JUnit
5 3 (0.83%) Mockito
5 3 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.83%) Subversion
5 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.55%) MSTest
7 1 (0.28%) Grunt
7 1 (0.28%) Mocha
General
1 68 (18.78%) Marketing
2 67 (18.51%) Finance
3 40 (11.05%) Banking
4 35 (9.67%) Retail
5 16 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.14%) Publishing
7 10 (2.76%) Billing
8 9 (2.49%) Advertising
9 4 (1.10%) Games
9 4 (1.10%) German Language
9 4 (1.10%) Legal
10 3 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.55%) French Language
11 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (21.82%) Architect
1 79 (21.82%) Developer
2 58 (16.02%) Analyst
3 40 (11.05%) Business Analyst
4 31 (8.56%) Consultant
5 28 (7.73%) Product Manager
6 27 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 26 (7.18%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (5.80%) Integration Architect
9 14 (3.87%) Lead Architect
9 14 (3.87%) Marketing Manager
10 11 (3.04%) Designer
11 10 (2.76%) Digital Business Analyst
11 10 (2.76%) Digital Project Manager
11 10 (2.76%) PHP Developer
11 10 (2.76%) Senior Manager
12 9 (2.49%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (2.49%) Integration Developer
12 9 (2.49%) Senior Product Manager
12 9 (2.49%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (20.44%) Web Services
2 48 (13.26%) HTML
3 47 (12.98%) REST
4 38 (10.50%) XML
5 36 (9.94%) CSS
6 35 (9.67%) SOAP
7 24 (6.63%) J2EE
8 21 (5.80%) Spring
9 20 (5.52%) RESTful
10 19 (5.25%) Middleware
11 18 (4.97%) HTML5
11 18 (4.97%) JMS
11 18 (4.97%) Node.js
12 15 (4.14%) IBM Integration Bus
13 14 (3.87%) AngularJS
13 14 (3.87%) JSON
13 14 (3.87%) OAuth
13 14 (3.87%) WebSockets
13 14 (3.87%) XSLT
14 13 (3.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.64%) User Experience
2 35 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.31%) Social Media
4 11 (3.04%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.04%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.76%) Fintech
6 9 (2.49%) DataPower
6 9 (2.49%) iPad
7 8 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.66%) Copywriting
8 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.38%) iSeries
9 5 (1.38%) Psychology
9 5 (1.38%) Tandem
10 4 (1.10%) Mobile Games
10 4 (1.10%) Online Games
11 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.04%) Windows
2 10 (2.76%) Unix
3 9 (2.49%) Linux
4 5 (1.38%) zOS
5 2 (0.55%) Solaris
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.14%) B2C
3 80 (22.10%) E-Commerce
4 54 (14.92%) Project Management
5 49 (13.54%) SOA
6 41 (11.33%) Scrum
7 35 (9.67%) Business Analysis
7 35 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (9.39%) CRM
9 32 (8.84%) Analytics
10 24 (6.63%) Workflow
11 21 (5.80%) TDD
12 19 (5.25%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.97%) OOP
13 18 (4.97%) Web Development
14 17 (4.70%) SEO
15 16 (4.42%) EAI
16 14 (3.87%) Migration
16 14 (3.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.50%) Java
1 38 (10.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (6.08%) SQL
3 15 (4.14%) C#
4 14 (3.87%) PHP
5 7 (1.93%) C
6 6 (1.66%) PHP 5
7 5 (1.38%) JCL
8 2 (0.55%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.28%) ABAP
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) Korn
9 1 (0.28%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) R
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (6.35%) Degree
2 11 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) PMP
4 3 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) APMP
6 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) MBA
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.35%) QA
2 7 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.66%) SLA
4 4 (1.10%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (1.38%) Docker
1 5 (1.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.04%) MOM
2 7 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.55%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.28%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.28%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (12.98%) IBM
2 32 (8.84%) Oracle
3 21 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (5.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.25%) MuleSoft
6 18 (4.97%) Apigee
7 17 (4.70%) hybris
8 15 (4.14%) Google
9 10 (2.76%) SAP
9 10 (2.76%) Zend
10 8 (2.21%) Apple
10 8 (2.21%) CA
10 8 (2.21%) HP
10 8 (2.21%) IBM Sterling
11 6 (1.66%) ATG
11 6 (1.66%) Axway
12 4 (1.10%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.83%) Adobe
13 3 (0.83%) Informatica
13 3 (0.83%) Talend
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North West London
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Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
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London/Amsterdam
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £600-£700 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £345 per day +
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Real Staffing
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Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
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