The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 69 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Contract jobs citing B2B 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.83% 1.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +150.00%
B2B
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 359 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.90% 73.27% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Watford 0 7 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Sawbridgeworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
B2B
East of England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (75.00%) Information Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (75.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 6 (75.00%) B2C
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (75.00%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Information Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 6 (75.00%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle