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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 49 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.57% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £525 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.71% +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
493 630 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.39% 77.68% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 327 222
Median daily rate £425 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 54 29
Median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.40 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.75 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +17 6 £375 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £184 -
B2B
East of England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) NServiceBus
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) RIA
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) MSMQ
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) B2C
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Logistics
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Migration

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 (23.53%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) InDesign
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) DB2
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Graphic Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Photoshop Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Voice Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) MSMQ
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Kendo UI
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) RIA
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
4 2 (11.76%) Handset
4 2 (11.76%) iPad
4 2 (11.76%) Social Media
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) B2C
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Logistics
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Apigee
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Mashery
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft