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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 394 409 385
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing B2B 254 225 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.54% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 146 136
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 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 £19.49 £11.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.70 £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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +33 123 £450 +9.09% 71
South East +16 58 £400 - 21
North West +20 20 £400 -11.11% 22
East Midlands -16 19 £463 +2.77% 4
East of England +22 14 £425 +21.42% 7
Yorkshire +3 9 £535 +18.88% 3
South West -1 2 £350 -34.88% 7
West Midlands -41 2 - - 11
Midlands - 1 £500 -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 105 (23.23%) Marketing
2 104 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (22.79%) B2C
4 78 (17.26%) Finance
5 62 (13.72%) E-Commerce
6 59 (13.05%) Project Management
7 57 (12.61%) Java
7 57 (12.61%) Retail
8 55 (12.17%) Degree
9 52 (11.50%) Telecoms
10 51 (11.28%) Scrum
10 51 (11.28%) Oracle
11 50 (11.06%) HTML
11 50 (11.06%) SOA
12 47 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (10.40%) SQL
12 47 (10.40%) Web Services
13 43 (9.51%) CSS
14 41 (9.07%) CRM
15 40 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
15 40 (8.85%) Microsoft
15 40 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (8.63%) Migration
17 38 (8.41%) JavaScript
17 38 (8.41%) User Experience
18 37 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
19 36 (7.96%) .NET
20 31 (6.86%) Internet
20 31 (6.86%) SaaS
21 30 (6.64%) hybris

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 23 (5.09%) CMS
2 18 (3.98%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.21%) Apache
5 9 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.55%) Smallworld
8 6 (1.33%) ArcGIS
8 6 (1.33%) Confluence
9 5 (1.11%) WordPress
10 4 (0.88%) JBoss
10 4 (0.88%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) nginx
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.44%) IIS
12 2 (0.44%) SAS
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.65%) MS Office
3 13 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.43%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (1.77%) ProjectWise
7 7 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.55%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.33%) AutoCAD
8 6 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.88%) InDesign
10 3 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.66%) InVision
10 3 (0.66%) MS Project
11 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (3.98%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.43%) Eloqua
4 5 (1.11%) SAP hybris
4 5 (1.11%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.66%) Magento
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.44%) FastStats
7 2 (0.44%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.44%) Movex
7 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.44%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.86%) SaaS
2 19 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.65%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.77%) Office 365
6 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) Boomi
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.22%) Route 53
8 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.86%) Internet
2 16 (3.54%) SSL
3 15 (3.32%) DNS
4 13 (2.88%) Firewall
5 12 (2.65%) DOCSIS
5 12 (2.65%) GPON
5 12 (2.65%) VDSL
5 12 (2.65%) VPN
6 10 (2.21%) FTP
7 9 (1.99%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (1.77%) Broadband
8 8 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (1.77%) Intranet
8 8 (1.77%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.77%) SNMP
9 7 (1.55%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.55%) VoIP
9 7 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.33%) Extranet
10 6 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.31%) Oracle Database
2 20 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.55%) MySQL
6 7 (1.55%) PowerCenter
7 6 (1.33%) OLAP
7 6 (1.33%) OLTP
7 6 (1.33%) QGIS
8 5 (1.11%) GIS
8 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.44%) DB2
11 2 (0.44%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.54%) SoapUI
2 13 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.21%) JIRA
3 10 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.77%) JUnit
4 8 (1.77%) Mockito
4 8 (1.77%) MSTest
5 6 (1.33%) Grunt
6 5 (1.11%) Subversion
6 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.88%) Hudson
8 3 (0.66%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.66%) Gradle
8 3 (0.66%) Maven
8 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 105 (23.23%) Marketing
2 78 (17.26%) Finance
3 57 (12.61%) Retail
4 52 (11.50%) Telecoms
5 27 (5.97%) German Language
6 20 (4.42%) Brand Awareness
7 18 (3.98%) Banking
8 16 (3.54%) Manufacturing
9 15 (3.32%) French Language
10 11 (2.43%) Publishing
11 10 (2.21%) Advertising
11 10 (2.21%) Legal
12 9 (1.99%) Italian Language
13 6 (1.33%) Turkish Language
14 5 (1.11%) Billing
14 5 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 5 (1.11%) Law
14 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (1.11%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (17.92%) Developer
2 73 (16.15%) Architect
3 50 (11.06%) Analyst
4 41 (9.07%) Project Manager
5 38 (8.41%) Solutions Architect
6 37 (8.19%) Business Analyst
7 33 (7.30%) Consultant
8 23 (5.09%) Designer
9 18 (3.98%) Marketing Manager
9 18 (3.98%) Senior Architect
10 14 (3.10%) Hybris Developer
11 12 (2.65%) .NET Developer
11 12 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (2.43%) Enterprise Architect
12 11 (2.43%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.43%) Senior Developer
13 8 (1.77%) E-Commerce Manager
13 8 (1.77%) Programme Manager
13 8 (1.77%) Senior Manager
13 8 (1.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.06%) HTML
2 47 (10.40%) Web Services
3 43 (9.51%) CSS
4 36 (7.96%) .NET
5 27 (5.97%) SOAP
5 27 (5.97%) XML
6 20 (4.42%) Ajax
6 20 (4.42%) J2EE
6 20 (4.42%) JMS
7 19 (4.20%) RESTful
7 19 (4.20%) Spring
8 18 (3.98%) REST
9 16 (3.54%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.10%) Middleware
10 14 (3.10%) Struts
11 13 (2.88%) JSON
11 13 (2.88%) JSTL
12 12 (2.65%) XSLT
13 11 (2.43%) Hibernate
13 11 (2.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.41%) User Experience
3 28 (6.19%) Social Media
4 19 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.76%) Digital Media
6 13 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.77%) DataPower
9 7 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.55%) Copywriting
10 6 (1.33%) PKI
11 5 (1.11%) Fintech
11 5 (1.11%) FMCG
11 5 (1.11%) Handset
11 5 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.11%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.88%) RIA
13 3 (0.66%) Blog
13 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.20%) Linux
2 14 (3.10%) Unix
3 12 (2.65%) Windows
4 7 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.33%) Android
6 5 (1.11%) AIX
6 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.79%) B2C
3 62 (13.72%) E-Commerce
4 59 (13.05%) Project Management
5 51 (11.28%) Scrum
6 50 (11.06%) SOA
7 47 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (9.07%) CRM
9 39 (8.63%) Migration
10 37 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
11 29 (6.42%) Analytics
11 29 (6.42%) TDD
12 27 (5.97%) SEO
13 25 (5.53%) Business Analysis
14 24 (5.31%) Web Development
15 23 (5.09%) Marketing Automation
15 23 (5.09%) MVC
15 23 (5.09%) OO
16 21 (4.65%) Business Development
16 21 (4.65%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.61%) Java
2 47 (10.40%) SQL
3 38 (8.41%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.75%) C#
5 10 (2.21%) C
6 8 (1.77%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.55%) PHP
7 7 (1.55%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.88%) AWK
9 3 (0.66%) Python
10 2 (0.44%) R
10 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (12.17%) Degree
2 25 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) ISEB
5 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.22%) APMP
6 1 (0.22%) CCDP
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.11%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.66%) Docker
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (11.28%) Oracle
2 40 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
3 30 (6.64%) hybris
4 18 (3.98%) Marketo
5 15 (3.32%) Adobe
6 13 (2.88%) Google
6 13 (2.88%) IBM
6 13 (2.88%) SAP
7 9 (1.99%) Cisco
7 9 (1.99%) F5
7 9 (1.99%) Informatica
8 8 (1.77%) Blue Coat
8 8 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.77%) Citrix
8 8 (1.77%) IronPort
9 6 (1.33%) ATG
9 6 (1.33%) HP
10 5 (1.11%) Tableau
10 5 (1.11%) Twitter
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