The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 116 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £385 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £435 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+286.36% +25.71%
B2B
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1487 1568 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.18% 78.20% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 851 687
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 60
Average hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.51 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +11 1 £500 +33.33%
Hook - 1 £400 -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B.

1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (12.50%) Eloqua
1 1 (12.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) MGW
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) WATIR
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) CLAS
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO