The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 314 342 359
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +17
Contract jobs citing B2B 134 92 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 68
Median daily rate £463 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.52% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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
19812 19174 19551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.83% 82.41% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14189 13664 13584
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 216 229
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

B2B Hourly Rate Histogram in London

B2B
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
City of London +29 14 £463 +66.96% 14
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 London region with a requirement for B2B.

1 48 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.56%) Marketing
3 39 (20.00%) B2C
4 38 (19.49%) E-Commerce
5 34 (17.44%) Finance
6 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (14.36%) Project Management
7 28 (14.36%) Web Services
8 27 (13.85%) Java
9 26 (13.33%) Degree
10 25 (12.82%) Telecoms
11 23 (11.79%) Scrum
11 23 (11.79%) User Experience
12 22 (11.28%) Retail
13 21 (10.77%) HTML
14 20 (10.26%) SQL
15 19 (9.74%) CSS
15 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
16 18 (9.23%) CRM
17 17 (8.72%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (7.69%) UML
18 15 (7.69%) SOA
18 15 (7.69%) J2EE
18 15 (7.69%) XML
18 15 (7.69%) CMS
18 15 (7.69%) Banking
18 15 (7.69%) Analytics
19 14 (7.18%) RESTful
19 14 (7.18%) Business Analysis

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 15 (7.69%) CMS
2 11 (5.64%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.62%) Apache
4 7 (3.59%) Smallworld
5 6 (3.08%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.54%) Confluence
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.03%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.03%) WordPress
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.51%) Kentico
8 1 (0.51%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.08%) AutoCAD
3 6 (3.08%) MS Office
4 5 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.03%) InDesign
5 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.51%) InVision
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.08%) Eloqua
3 4 (2.05%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.54%) SAP hybris
5 2 (1.03%) Magento
5 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.51%) FastStats
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.64%) SaaS
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.54%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.15%) DOCSIS
1 12 (6.15%) GPON
1 12 (6.15%) VDSL
2 9 (4.62%) Internet
3 7 (3.59%) SNMP
4 6 (3.08%) SSL
5 3 (1.54%) Broadband
5 3 (1.54%) Wireless
6 2 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.03%) Intranet
6 2 (1.03%) PBX
7 1 (0.51%) Firewall
7 1 (0.51%) WAN
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.08%) QGIS
2 6 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.56%) PowerCenter
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.03%) BODI
5 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.03%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.10%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.08%) JIRA
5 5 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.05%) Hudson
7 3 (1.54%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.54%) Gradle
7 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.03%) Maven
8 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.51%) git-flow
9 1 (0.51%) JMeter
9 1 (0.51%) Mockito
9 1 (0.51%) Selenium
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
General
1 44 (22.56%) Marketing
2 34 (17.44%) Finance
3 25 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 22 (11.28%) Retail
5 15 (7.69%) Banking
6 10 (5.13%) French Language
6 10 (5.13%) Publishing
7 9 (4.62%) German Language
8 6 (3.08%) Italian Language
8 6 (3.08%) Turkish Language
9 5 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
9 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.05%) Legal
11 3 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.54%) Law
12 2 (1.03%) Advertising
12 2 (1.03%) Polish Language
12 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (14.87%) Analyst
2 28 (14.36%) Developer
3 22 (11.28%) Architect
3 22 (11.28%) Business Analyst
4 19 (9.74%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.67%) Consultant
6 12 (6.15%) Marketing Manager
6 12 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.62%) Designer
8 8 (4.10%) Digital Analyst
8 8 (4.10%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.59%) Digital Business Analyst
9 7 (3.59%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.59%) XML Developer
10 6 (3.08%) Build Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.08%) Operations Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Planning Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Product Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.36%) Web Services
2 21 (10.77%) HTML
3 19 (9.74%) CSS
4 15 (7.69%) J2EE
4 15 (7.69%) XML
5 14 (7.18%) RESTful
6 13 (6.67%) SOAP
7 12 (6.15%) REST
7 12 (6.15%) XSLT
8 11 (5.64%) Ajax
8 11 (5.64%) Spring
8 11 (5.64%) Struts
9 10 (5.13%) .NET
9 10 (5.13%) JSTL
10 9 (4.62%) XSD
11 8 (4.10%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.10%) JSP
11 8 (4.10%) Servlets
12 7 (3.59%) JavaBeans
12 7 (3.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.79%) User Experience
3 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.62%) Social Media
4 6 (3.08%) Fintech
5 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.54%) DataPower
6 3 (1.54%) Handset
6 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.54%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (1.54%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.03%) Life Science
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.64%) Linux
2 6 (3.08%) Windows
3 4 (2.05%) Android
4 3 (1.54%) Unix
5 2 (1.03%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.00%) B2C
3 38 (19.49%) E-Commerce
4 28 (14.36%) Project Management
5 23 (11.79%) Scrum
6 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (9.23%) CRM
8 15 (7.69%) Analytics
8 15 (7.69%) SOA
8 15 (7.69%) UML
9 14 (7.18%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.15%) Business Development
10 12 (6.15%) Presales
11 11 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.64%) OO
11 11 (5.64%) TDD
12 10 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (5.13%) Marketing Strategy
13 9 (4.62%) Migration
14 8 (4.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.85%) Java
2 20 (10.26%) SQL
3 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.10%) C#
5 4 (2.05%) C
6 3 (1.54%) PHP
7 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.51%) R
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) ISEB
2 2 (1.03%) PMP
3 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.03%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (8.72%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (6.67%) hybris
3 9 (4.62%) Oracle
4 7 (3.59%) Adobe
4 7 (3.59%) Informatica
4 7 (3.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.56%) Google
5 5 (2.56%) IBM
5 5 (2.56%) Talend
6 4 (2.05%) Ericsson
6 4 (2.05%) SAP
6 4 (2.05%) Tableau
6 4 (2.05%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.54%) Akamai
7 3 (1.54%) ATG
8 2 (1.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) Cognos
8 2 (1.03%) Facebook
8 2 (1.03%) Mitel
8 2 (1.03%) Twitter
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