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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 60 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.97% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
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
586 620 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.26% 78.48% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 188
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £500 -
B2B
East of England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) B2C
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) hybris
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) FMCG
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) RIA
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (16.67%) Kendo UI

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Hybris Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) B2C
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
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