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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 357 315 311
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Contract jobs citing B2B 61 110 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 73
Median daily rate £416 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -68.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
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
18254 18596 18605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.93% 80.96% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13370 13091 13337
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 261 231
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 +32 9 £400 +1.58% 20
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 59 (32.42%) Marketing
2 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (27.47%) B2C
4 35 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 32 (17.58%) SQL
6 28 (15.38%) Finance
7 25 (13.74%) Java
7 25 (13.74%) CSS
7 25 (13.74%) CRM
8 24 (13.19%) HTML
9 23 (12.64%) JavaScript
10 22 (12.09%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (11.54%) Scrum
12 20 (10.99%) Degree
12 20 (10.99%) Web Services
13 19 (10.44%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (10.44%) CMS
13 19 (10.44%) Social Media
14 18 (9.89%) Retail
14 18 (9.89%) SOAP
15 17 (9.34%) UML
15 17 (9.34%) OO
15 17 (9.34%) Project Management
15 17 (9.34%) Ajax
15 17 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.79%) User Experience
16 16 (8.79%) RESTful
16 16 (8.79%) SEO
16 16 (8.79%) XML

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 19 (10.44%) CMS
2 13 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 11 (6.04%) Apache
4 3 (1.65%) SAS
4 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.10%) Confluence
5 2 (1.10%) Drupal
5 2 (1.10%) JBoss
5 2 (1.10%) Node.js
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) MS Office
2 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.30%) MS Project
4 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Eloqua
2 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.20%) SAP hybris
3 3 (1.65%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.10%) FastStats
4 2 (1.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.20%) SaaS
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) SNMP
2 7 (3.85%) Internet
3 6 (3.30%) Broadband
4 4 (2.20%) LDAP
5 2 (1.10%) Intranet
5 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.55%) ADSL
6 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.55%) HTTP
6 1 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.75%) PowerCenter
3 4 (2.20%) GIS
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) BODI
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.04%) SoapUI
2 10 (5.49%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.20%) JIRA
4 3 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.55%) git-flow
6 1 (0.55%) NUnit
6 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (32.42%) Marketing
2 28 (15.38%) Finance
3 18 (9.89%) Retail
4 14 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.40%) French Language
5 8 (4.40%) German Language
6 4 (2.20%) Dutch Language
6 4 (2.20%) Legal
7 3 (1.65%) Advertising
7 3 (1.65%) Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.65%) Law
7 3 (1.65%) Publishing
8 2 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (21.98%) Architect
2 27 (14.84%) Analyst
3 23 (12.64%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.54%) Developer
5 19 (10.44%) Project Manager
6 17 (9.34%) Digital Architect
7 16 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.49%) XML Developer
9 8 (4.40%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (4.40%) Java Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
11 6 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (3.30%) Consultant
11 6 (3.30%) CRM Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) CRM Business Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) E-Commerce Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.75%) Senior Architect
12 5 (2.75%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.74%) CSS
2 24 (13.19%) HTML
3 20 (10.99%) Web Services
4 18 (9.89%) SOAP
5 17 (9.34%) Ajax
6 16 (8.79%) J2EE
6 16 (8.79%) RESTful
6 16 (8.79%) XML
7 15 (8.24%) JSTL
7 15 (8.24%) Struts
8 13 (7.14%) XSD
9 12 (6.59%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.59%) XSLT
10 11 (6.04%) Spring
11 10 (5.49%) Java RMI
11 10 (5.49%) JavaBeans
11 10 (5.49%) JMS
11 10 (5.49%) JSP
11 10 (5.49%) Servlets
11 10 (5.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Social Media
2 17 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.79%) User Experience
4 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.75%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.10%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.10%) Psychology
6 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) DataPower
7 1 (0.55%) Life Science
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) Online Games
7 1 (0.55%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.49%) Linux
2 4 (2.20%) Unix
2 4 (2.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.55%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) Solaris
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.47%) B2C
3 35 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 25 (13.74%) CRM
5 22 (12.09%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (11.54%) Scrum
7 19 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (9.34%) OO
8 17 (9.34%) Project Management
8 17 (9.34%) UML
9 16 (8.79%) SEO
10 15 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (7.69%) SOA
11 14 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.14%) Business Development
12 13 (7.14%) Migration
12 13 (7.14%) TDD
13 12 (6.59%) Analytics
13 12 (6.59%) Business Analysis
14 11 (6.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.58%) SQL
2 25 (13.74%) Java
3 23 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.49%) C#
5 5 (2.75%) PHP
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.10%) R
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) Python
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCAD
4 1 (0.55%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.55%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.55%) Control-M
2 1 (0.55%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (10.44%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (6.59%) hybris
3 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.85%) Informatica
5 6 (3.30%) ATG
6 5 (2.75%) SAP
7 4 (2.20%) Adobe
7 4 (2.20%) Google
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle
8 3 (1.65%) Akamai
8 3 (1.65%) IBM
8 3 (1.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.65%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.10%) Apteco
9 2 (1.10%) Demandware
9 2 (1.10%) Facebook
9 2 (1.10%) Talend
9 2 (1.10%) Twitter
10 1 (0.55%) Tableau
10 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
South East London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 5 days ago
London and South East
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago