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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 443 393 396
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +3
Contract jobs citing B2B 178 226 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 122 112
Median daily rate £425 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 31 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -74.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £11.00 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
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
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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
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 26 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
London -53 60 £416 -2.05% 75
South East -11 52 £375 -3.22% 29
North West -8 24 £613 +50.30% 12
East Midlands +3 13 £475 +18.75% 3
East of England +14 11 £419 -35.57% 8
Yorkshire +9 7 £450 -5.26% 10
South West -16 4 £200 -60.00% 8
West Midlands -10 1 £625 +56.25% 10
Midlands - 1 £500 -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 109 (29.70%) Marketing
2 83 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (22.07%) B2C
4 61 (16.62%) E-Commerce
5 55 (14.99%) Finance
6 46 (12.53%) SQL
7 44 (11.99%) Project Management
7 44 (11.99%) Digital Marketing
8 43 (11.72%) Retail
9 42 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (11.17%) Java
11 39 (10.63%) Oracle
11 39 (10.63%) Microsoft
11 39 (10.63%) Degree
12 36 (9.81%) Migration
12 36 (9.81%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (9.81%) CRM
13 35 (9.54%) HTML
13 35 (9.54%) Social Media
14 33 (8.99%) Scrum
14 33 (8.99%) CSS
15 31 (8.45%) JavaScript
15 31 (8.45%) SOA
16 29 (7.90%) SEO
17 28 (7.63%) Telecoms
18 27 (7.36%) Internet
19 26 (7.08%) Web Services
19 26 (7.08%) XML
20 23 (6.27%) SOAP
20 23 (6.27%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (5.72%) CMS
2 13 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.27%) Apache
4 11 (3.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (2.72%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.36%) Confluence
7 4 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.09%) SAS
7 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.82%) Drupal
8 3 (0.82%) IIS
8 3 (0.82%) JBoss
8 3 (0.82%) nginx
8 3 (0.82%) Node.js
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.90%) MS Office
3 9 (2.45%) ProjectWise
4 8 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.18%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.63%) MS Project
6 5 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.54%) Eloqua
2 11 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.36%) SAP hybris
4 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.82%) Magento
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.82%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.54%) FastStats
6 2 (0.54%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.54%) Movex
6 2 (0.54%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.18%) SaaS
2 12 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.18%) Office 365
5 6 (1.63%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.27%) Boomi
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Route 53
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.36%) Internet
2 16 (4.36%) DNS
2 16 (4.36%) VPN
3 12 (3.27%) Firewall
4 11 (3.00%) SSL
5 10 (2.72%) LDAP
5 10 (2.72%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (2.72%) SNMP
6 9 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.45%) FTP
6 9 (2.45%) NetScaler
6 9 (2.45%) VoIP
6 9 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.91%) Broadband
7 7 (1.91%) LAN
7 7 (1.91%) WAN
8 5 (1.36%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.36%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.09%) DMZ
10 3 (0.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.91%) MySQL
6 6 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.63%) GIS
6 6 (1.63%) PowerCenter
6 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.36%) Big Data
7 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.82%) DB2
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) QlikView
10 1 (0.27%) Redis
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (2.72%) Eclipse
3 10 (2.72%) JIRA
4 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.09%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.54%) MSTest
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.27%) Bower
8 1 (0.27%) gulp
8 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.27%) NuGet
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 109 (29.70%) Marketing
2 55 (14.99%) Finance
3 43 (11.72%) Retail
4 28 (7.63%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.45%) German Language
6 12 (3.27%) Brand Awareness
6 12 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.00%) French Language
8 9 (2.45%) Advertising
9 8 (2.18%) Banking
10 7 (1.91%) Legal
11 6 (1.63%) Billing
12 4 (1.09%) Dutch Language
12 4 (1.09%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.09%) Law
12 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.09%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.82%) Games
13 3 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (19.89%) Architect
2 46 (12.53%) Developer
3 45 (12.26%) Analyst
4 39 (10.63%) Project Manager
5 35 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (9.26%) Business Analyst
7 21 (5.72%) Consultant
8 18 (4.90%) Digital Architect
9 15 (4.09%) Enterprise Architect
10 13 (3.54%) Marketing Manager
11 12 (3.27%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.27%) Marketing Specialist
12 10 (2.72%) Designer
12 10 (2.72%) XML Developer
13 9 (2.45%) E-Commerce Manager
13 9 (2.45%) Senior Architect
13 9 (2.45%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.18%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.18%) Agile Project Manager
14 8 (2.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.54%) HTML
2 33 (8.99%) CSS
3 26 (7.08%) Web Services
3 26 (7.08%) XML
4 23 (6.27%) SOAP
5 22 (5.99%) .NET
5 22 (5.99%) Ajax
6 20 (5.45%) J2EE
7 18 (4.90%) RESTful
8 16 (4.36%) JMS
9 15 (4.09%) Hibernate
9 15 (4.09%) JSTL
9 15 (4.09%) Struts
10 14 (3.81%) Spring
11 13 (3.54%) ASP.NET
11 13 (3.54%) XSD
12 12 (3.27%) JSP
12 12 (3.27%) XSLT
13 11 (3.00%) jQuery
14 10 (2.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.54%) Social Media
2 23 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.99%) User Experience
4 16 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.72%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.63%) FMCG
7 6 (1.63%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.63%) PKI
8 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.36%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.82%) RIA
9 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.54%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) Life Science
10 2 (0.54%) Online Games
10 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.18%) Linux
2 15 (4.09%) Windows
3 10 (2.72%) Unix
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.07%) B2C
3 61 (16.62%) E-Commerce
4 44 (11.99%) Digital Marketing
4 44 (11.99%) Project Management
5 42 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (9.81%) CRM
6 36 (9.81%) Migration
7 33 (8.99%) Scrum
8 31 (8.45%) SOA
9 29 (7.90%) SEO
10 23 (6.27%) Marketing Automation
11 21 (5.72%) Analytics
12 20 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 20 (5.45%) OO
12 20 (5.45%) UML
13 19 (5.18%) Business Development
13 19 (5.18%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.63%) Email Marketing
14 17 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.53%) SQL
2 41 (11.17%) Java
3 31 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.90%) C#
5 10 (2.72%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.91%) PHP
7 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.82%) C
8 3 (0.82%) Python
9 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.54%) Perl
9 2 (0.54%) R
9 2 (0.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.27%) AWK
10 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (10.63%) Degree
2 14 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.82%) ISEB
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) CCDP
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCAD
6 1 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) COBIT
2 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) WSUS
2 2 (0.54%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.27%) Control-M
3 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (10.63%) Microsoft
1 39 (10.63%) Oracle
2 36 (9.81%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (4.36%) hybris
3 16 (4.36%) Marketo
4 13 (3.54%) SAP
5 12 (3.27%) Citrix
6 10 (2.72%) Cisco
6 10 (2.72%) F5
7 9 (2.45%) Blue Coat
7 9 (2.45%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.45%) IronPort
8 8 (2.18%) Informatica
9 7 (1.91%) Adobe
9 7 (1.91%) Aprimo
9 7 (1.91%) IBM
10 6 (1.63%) ATG
10 6 (1.63%) Google
11 3 (0.82%) IBM Sterling
11 3 (0.82%) TIBCO
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