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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 410 405 412
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing B2B 215 223 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 132 125
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £11.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.27% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £11.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £16.25 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.71% +30.00%
B2B
UK

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
40110 40514 38511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.68% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26974 26588 24639
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 915 1082 1144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

B2B Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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
London +11 95 £420 -4.00% 58
South East +11 54 £300 -25.00% 28
North West 0 21 £450 +5.88% 16
East Midlands -7 17 £475 +2.70% 4
East of England +19 11 £419 -35.57% 11
Yorkshire +6 7 £538 +19.44% 7
South West -3 4 £200 -60.00% 5
Midlands - 1 £500 -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 113 (26.28%) Marketing
2 106 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.65%) B2C
3 70 (16.28%) Finance
4 65 (15.12%) E-Commerce
5 58 (13.49%) Project Management
6 55 (12.79%) Java
7 54 (12.56%) Retail
8 52 (12.09%) Degree
9 50 (11.63%) SQL
10 49 (11.40%) Oracle
11 47 (10.93%) Scrum
12 46 (10.70%) Telecoms
13 45 (10.47%) HTML
13 45 (10.47%) SOA
14 43 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
14 43 (10.00%) CRM
14 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (9.53%) Digital Marketing
16 40 (9.30%) CSS
17 39 (9.07%) JavaScript
18 38 (8.84%) Microsoft
19 37 (8.60%) Web Services
19 37 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (8.37%) Migration
21 34 (7.91%) Social Media
22 31 (7.21%) .NET
23 30 (6.98%) Marketing Automation
24 29 (6.74%) User Experience
24 29 (6.74%) SEO

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 24 (5.58%) CMS
2 17 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (3.02%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.79%) Apache
5 9 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.16%) Confluence
6 5 (1.16%) Smallworld
7 4 (0.93%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.93%) JBoss
7 4 (0.93%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.93%) WordPress
8 3 (0.70%) Drupal
8 3 (0.70%) IIS
8 3 (0.70%) nginx
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.70%) SAS
8 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.12%) MS Office
3 13 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.86%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.86%) ProjectWise
5 5 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.16%) MS Project
6 4 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (3.95%) Eloqua
2 16 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (1.16%) SAP hybris
5 4 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.93%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.47%) FastStats
7 2 (0.47%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.47%) Magento
7 2 (0.47%) Movex
7 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.47%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.12%) SaaS
2 19 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.33%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.86%) Office 365
6 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.70%) PaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) Boomi
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Route 53
8 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.74%) Internet
2 15 (3.49%) DNS
3 13 (3.02%) Firewall
4 12 (2.79%) SSL
4 12 (2.79%) VPN
5 10 (2.33%) SNMP
6 9 (2.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (1.86%) Broadband
7 8 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (1.86%) DOCSIS
7 8 (1.86%) FTP
7 8 (1.86%) GPON
7 8 (1.86%) Intranet
7 8 (1.86%) LDAP
7 8 (1.86%) NetScaler
7 8 (1.86%) VDSL
8 7 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.40%) Extranet
9 6 (1.40%) VoIP
10 5 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.12%) Oracle Database
2 19 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.86%) MySQL
4 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.40%) GIS
6 6 (1.40%) OLAP
6 6 (1.40%) OLTP
6 6 (1.40%) PowerCenter
7 4 (0.93%) QGIS
7 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.70%) DB2
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.47%) Big Data
9 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.79%) SoapUI
3 10 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.09%) JIRA
5 5 (1.16%) JUnit
5 5 (1.16%) Mockito
5 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.93%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.93%) Grunt
6 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.70%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.70%) Gradle
7 3 (0.70%) MSTest
7 3 (0.70%) Subversion
7 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.47%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.47%) Maven
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 113 (26.28%) Marketing
2 70 (16.28%) Finance
3 54 (12.56%) Retail
4 46 (10.70%) Telecoms
5 24 (5.58%) German Language
6 17 (3.95%) Brand Awareness
7 14 (3.26%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.02%) French Language
9 11 (2.56%) Banking
10 9 (2.09%) Advertising
10 9 (2.09%) Publishing
11 8 (1.86%) Legal
12 6 (1.40%) Italian Language
13 5 (1.16%) Billing
13 5 (1.16%) Law
14 4 (0.93%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.93%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.70%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (18.84%) Architect
2 70 (16.28%) Developer
3 51 (11.86%) Analyst
4 43 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 42 (9.77%) Solutions Architect
6 39 (9.07%) Business Analyst
7 24 (5.58%) Consultant
8 16 (3.72%) Senior Architect
9 15 (3.49%) Marketing Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
10 14 (3.26%) Marketing Specialist
11 13 (3.02%) Designer
11 13 (3.02%) Java Developer
12 12 (2.79%) Digital Architect
13 11 (2.56%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.56%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.33%) Automation Specialist
14 10 (2.33%) Marketing Automation Specialist
14 10 (2.33%) XML Developer
15 9 (2.09%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.47%) HTML
2 40 (9.30%) CSS
3 37 (8.60%) Web Services
4 31 (7.21%) .NET
5 28 (6.51%) XML
6 25 (5.81%) SOAP
7 24 (5.58%) J2EE
8 23 (5.35%) Ajax
9 21 (4.88%) RESTful
10 20 (4.65%) JMS
10 20 (4.65%) Spring
11 16 (3.72%) Struts
12 15 (3.49%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.49%) Hibernate
12 15 (3.49%) JSTL
13 13 (3.02%) JSP
13 13 (3.02%) XSD
13 13 (3.02%) XSLT
14 12 (2.79%) EDI
15 11 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.91%) Social Media
3 29 (6.74%) User Experience
4 18 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.49%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.40%) PKI
9 5 (1.16%) FMCG
9 5 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.16%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.93%) Copywriting
10 4 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.93%) RIA
11 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.70%) Fintech
11 3 (0.70%) Handset
11 3 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.42%) Linux
2 13 (3.02%) Windows
3 12 (2.79%) Unix
4 7 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.40%) Android
6 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
1 106 (24.65%) B2C
2 65 (15.12%) E-Commerce
3 58 (13.49%) Project Management
4 47 (10.93%) Scrum
5 45 (10.47%) SOA
6 43 (10.00%) CRM
6 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (9.53%) Digital Marketing
8 36 (8.37%) Migration
9 30 (6.98%) Marketing Automation
10 29 (6.74%) SEO
11 26 (6.05%) TDD
12 25 (5.81%) Analytics
12 25 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 23 (5.35%) UML
14 22 (5.12%) Data Management
15 21 (4.88%) Business Development
15 21 (4.88%) OO
16 20 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.79%) Java
2 50 (11.63%) SQL
3 39 (9.07%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.88%) C#
5 7 (1.63%) C
5 7 (1.63%) PHP
5 7 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.70%) AWK
7 3 (0.70%) Python
8 2 (0.47%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.47%) Perl
8 2 (0.47%) R
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby
9 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (12.09%) Degree
2 19 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) ISEB
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) CCDP
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.23%) MCAD
6 1 (0.23%) MCSD
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.63%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.70%) Docker
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.23%) Control-M
2 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (11.40%) Oracle
2 43 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 38 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.05%) hybris
5 22 (5.12%) Marketo
6 14 (3.26%) SAP
7 11 (2.56%) Google
8 10 (2.33%) Adobe
8 10 (2.33%) Aprimo
9 9 (2.09%) Cisco
9 9 (2.09%) F5
10 8 (1.86%) Blue Coat
10 8 (1.86%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.86%) Citrix
10 8 (1.86%) Informatica
10 8 (1.86%) IronPort
11 7 (1.63%) IBM
12 6 (1.40%) ATG
13 5 (1.16%) Tableau
13 5 (1.16%) Twitter
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aquarius Abroad
Posted: Yesterday
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Free Parking + Lunch
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Xcede
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East, UK
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago