The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 321 352 324
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Contract jobs citing B2B 94 81 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 69
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £630 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
B2B
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
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 London

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in London

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in London

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in London

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in London

B2B
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the London 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
City of London +2 12 £277 -26.13% 8
Canary Wharf -8 3 £250 -44.44%
Bromley -3 2 £500 +42.85%
Teddington - 2 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £335 -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 74 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.20%) B2C
3 55 (27.23%) E-Commerce
4 40 (19.80%) Java
5 38 (18.81%) Marketing
6 35 (17.33%) Time Management
7 30 (14.85%) HTML
7 30 (14.85%) Finance
8 29 (14.36%) Scrum
9 27 (13.37%) User Experience
10 26 (12.87%) Retail
11 25 (12.38%) SQL
12 24 (11.88%) J2EE
13 23 (11.39%) Oracle
13 23 (11.39%) XML
13 23 (11.39%) hybris
14 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (10.89%) Project Management
15 21 (10.40%) Analytics
16 19 (9.41%) CRM
16 19 (9.41%) JavaScript
17 17 (8.42%) Web Services
17 17 (8.42%) Digital Marketing
18 16 (7.92%) CSS
18 16 (7.92%) WebSphere
19 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (7.43%) TIBCO
20 14 (6.93%) Adobe
20 14 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
20 14 (6.93%) Content Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.45%) CMS
3 10 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.46%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (4.46%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.96%) Mule
5 8 (3.96%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (3.96%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.48%) Apache
7 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.49%) IIS
9 2 (0.99%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.99%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) Node.js
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.97%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.98%) MS Project
4 4 (1.98%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.97%) Fredhopper
3 5 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.99%) Magento
4 2 (0.99%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.50%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (2.48%) SaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Internet
2 5 (2.48%) HTTP
3 4 (1.98%) SNMP
3 4 (1.98%) Intranet
4 3 (1.49%) FTP
4 3 (1.49%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) MVNO
5 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) GPRS
6 1 (0.50%) GSM
6 1 (0.50%) SMTP
6 1 (0.50%) 3G
6 1 (0.50%) GGSN
6 1 (0.50%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.46%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.46%) PowerCenter
3 8 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.98%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.49%) MySQL
6 3 (1.49%) Redis
7 2 (0.99%) Riak
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.99%) MS Access
7 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.46%) JIRA
2 8 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.97%) Subversion
4 5 (2.48%) Ant
4 5 (2.48%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.99%) Selenium
6 2 (0.99%) JUnit
6 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.50%) JBehave
7 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 38 (18.81%) Marketing
2 30 (14.85%) Finance
3 26 (12.87%) Retail
4 12 (5.94%) Billing
5 10 (4.95%) Banking
6 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.47%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.97%) Legal
9 5 (2.48%) Advertising
9 5 (2.48%) Russian Language
10 4 (1.98%) Publishing
11 3 (1.49%) Back Office
11 3 (1.49%) Slovak Language
11 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.99%) Tamil Language
12 2 (0.99%) Urdu Language
12 2 (0.99%) German Language
12 2 (0.99%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (18.32%) Developer
2 30 (14.85%) Architect
3 24 (11.88%) Consultant
4 20 (9.90%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.44%) Analyst
5 13 (6.44%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.95%) Hybris Developer
7 9 (4.46%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.46%) Sales Consultant
8 7 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.47%) Product Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Hybris Architect
8 7 (3.47%) Designer
9 6 (2.97%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (2.97%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.48%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (2.48%) Informatica Consultant
10 5 (2.48%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (2.48%) Oracle Architect
11 4 (1.98%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.85%) HTML
2 24 (11.88%) J2EE
3 23 (11.39%) XML
4 17 (8.42%) Web Services
5 16 (7.92%) CSS
6 12 (5.94%) XSLT
7 11 (5.45%) Spring
8 9 (4.46%) WebCenter
9 8 (3.96%) XSL
10 7 (3.47%) JSP
10 7 (3.47%) Middleware
10 7 (3.47%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.97%) .NET
12 5 (2.48%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.48%) Servlets
12 5 (2.48%) REST
13 4 (1.98%) HTML5
13 4 (1.98%) XSD
13 4 (1.98%) Struts
13 4 (1.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.37%) User Experience
2 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.94%) Taxonomies
4 9 (4.46%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.47%) Social Media
6 6 (2.97%) iPad
7 4 (1.98%) FMCG
7 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) DataPower
9 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.99%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.50%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.50%) Blog
10 1 (0.50%) Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.95%) UNIX
2 6 (2.97%) Linux
3 3 (1.49%) VMS
4 2 (0.99%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) Debian
5 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.20%) B2C
3 55 (27.23%) E-Commerce
4 35 (17.33%) Time Management
5 29 (14.36%) Scrum
6 22 (10.89%) Project Management
7 21 (10.40%) Analytics
8 19 (9.41%) CRM
9 17 (8.42%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.93%) Content Management
12 13 (6.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (6.44%) Waterfall
13 12 (5.94%) OO
14 11 (5.45%) DevOps
15 10 (4.95%) Open Source
15 10 (4.95%) SOA
15 10 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.46%) TOGAF
16 9 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.80%) Java
2 25 (12.38%) SQL
3 19 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.48%) C#
5 4 (1.98%) C++
5 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.49%) DCL
6 3 (1.49%) C
6 3 (1.49%) Perl
6 3 (1.49%) PHP
7 2 (0.99%) Python
7 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.50%) Groovy
8 1 (0.50%) AWK
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.50%) ABAP
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (3.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) PMP
2 4 (1.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.99%) CCNA
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) Netcool
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Mesos
3 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.50%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.50%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (11.39%) Oracle
1 23 (11.39%) hybris
2 15 (7.43%) TIBCO
3 14 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (6.93%) Adobe
4 13 (6.44%) IBM
5 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.45%) Informatica
6 9 (4.46%) Sitecore
7 8 (3.96%) Google
7 8 (3.96%) SAP
8 7 (3.47%) Endeca
9 6 (2.97%) SEEBURGER
10 5 (2.48%) Pega
10 5 (2.48%) Amdocs
10 5 (2.48%) DoubleClick
10 5 (2.48%) BMC
10 5 (2.48%) Remedy
10 5 (2.48%) Infovista
10 5 (2.48%) ATG
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