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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 53 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
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
479 471 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.27% 73.48% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 245 340
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £50.10 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
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 9 December 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 - 1 £500 - 3
B2B
East of England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 5 (33.33%) NServiceBus
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) MSMQ
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) B2C
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) hybris
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (20.00%) RIA
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Ant
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE

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 5 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) InDesign
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Hybris Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Graphic Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Photoshop Designer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Security Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Kendo UI
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) RIA
3 2 (13.33%) Copywriting
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) B2C
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle