The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 51 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 1.23% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.66% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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
508 601 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.20% 74.01% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 313 357
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Watford - 5 £475 -
Borehamwood - 2 £184 -
B2B
East of England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) User Experience
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) MSMQ
6 4 (22.22%) B2C
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) NServiceBus
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (22.22%) RIA
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Logistics
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (22.22%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) InDesign
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Graphic Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Photoshop Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) MSMQ
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Kendo UI
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) RIA
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.11%) Handset
3 2 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) B2C
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) hybris