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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 303 289 289
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 97 118 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 53
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£400 £381 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £30.63 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-64.08% -56.25%
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
16967 17800 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.58% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 12426 11170
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 240 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +9 12 £363 +20.83% 24
Brentford - 3 £350 -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 51 (30.36%) Time Management
2 41 (24.40%) B2C
3 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.64%) E-Commerce
5 29 (17.26%) Marketing
6 27 (16.07%) Java
7 25 (14.88%) JavaScript
8 22 (13.10%) HTML
8 22 (13.10%) CSS
8 22 (13.10%) Finance
9 21 (12.50%) Web Services
10 20 (11.90%) Project Management
11 19 (11.31%) Scrum
11 19 (11.31%) OO
12 17 (10.12%) Retail
13 15 (8.93%) TDD
13 15 (8.93%) Spring
13 15 (8.93%) CMS
13 15 (8.93%) XML
14 13 (7.74%) Telecoms
14 13 (7.74%) SAP
14 13 (7.74%) CRM
15 12 (7.14%) ERP
15 12 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (6.55%) Business Development
16 11 (6.55%) SOA
16 11 (6.55%) Struts
16 11 (6.55%) J2EE
16 11 (6.55%) User Experience
17 10 (5.95%) User Stories

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (8.93%) CMS
2 6 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) MS Office
1 4 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.36%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.79%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.19%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.60%) Radian6
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) SNMP
2 3 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.19%) DNS
3 2 (1.19%) Softswitch
3 2 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.60%) MPLS
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) MGW
4 1 (0.60%) xDSL
4 1 (0.60%) Broadband
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.36%) PowerCenter
2 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.98%) MySQL
3 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.19%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (1.19%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) OLTP
6 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.79%) Gradle
2 3 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 29 (17.26%) Marketing
2 22 (13.10%) Finance
3 17 (10.12%) Retail
4 13 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.36%) Publishing
5 9 (5.36%) Games
6 6 (3.57%) Russian Language
7 5 (2.98%) French Language
8 4 (2.38%) Tamil Language
8 4 (2.38%) Hindi Language
8 4 (2.38%) Urdu Language
9 3 (1.79%) Slovak Language
9 3 (1.79%) Banking
9 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.19%) Advertising
10 2 (1.19%) Legal
10 2 (1.19%) German Language
10 2 (1.19%) Danish Language
10 2 (1.19%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.19%) Ukrainian Language
Job Titles
1 35 (20.83%) Developer
2 20 (11.90%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.71%) Architect
4 14 (8.33%) Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.55%) Consultant
7 8 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
8 7 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Java Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.38%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Product Manager
11 4 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.10%) HTML
1 22 (13.10%) CSS
2 21 (12.50%) Web Services
3 15 (8.93%) XML
3 15 (8.93%) Spring
4 11 (6.55%) Struts
4 11 (6.55%) J2EE
5 9 (5.36%) Ajax
6 8 (4.76%) JSP
6 8 (4.76%) XSL
6 8 (4.76%) EDI
7 6 (3.57%) JMS
7 6 (3.57%) Java RMI
7 6 (3.57%) XSD
7 6 (3.57%) Servlets
7 6 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.57%) JavaBeans
7 6 (3.57%) JSTL
8 5 (2.98%) Spring MVC
8 5 (2.98%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) User Experience
2 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.98%) Social Media
4 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.19%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.19%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.98%) Linux
2 4 (2.38%) Android
2 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.19%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.36%) Time Management
2 41 (24.40%) B2C
3 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.64%) E-Commerce
5 20 (11.90%) Project Management
6 19 (11.31%) Scrum
6 19 (11.31%) OO
7 15 (8.93%) TDD
8 13 (7.74%) CRM
9 12 (7.14%) ERP
9 12 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (6.55%) Business Development
10 11 (6.55%) SOA
11 10 (5.95%) User Stories
12 9 (5.36%) Analytics
12 9 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.76%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.76%) MVC
13 8 (4.76%) Web Development
14 7 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.07%) Java
2 25 (14.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.38%) SQL
4 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.79%) C#
4 3 (1.79%) Groovy
5 2 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.60%) Perl
6 1 (0.60%) ABAP
6 1 (0.60%) Python
6 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.36%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) PMP
2 5 (2.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (7.74%) SAP
2 9 (5.36%) Informatica
3 7 (4.17%) Siebel
3 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.17%) Oracle
3 7 (4.17%) hybris
4 4 (2.38%) Google
4 4 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.79%) ATG
5 3 (1.79%) IBM
5 3 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.19%) Ektron
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe
6 2 (1.19%) Zend
6 2 (1.19%) Omniture
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) Facebook
7 1 (0.60%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) Marketo
7 1 (0.60%) Sysomos
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