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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 325 340 371
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +31
Contract jobs citing B2B 112 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 64 56
Median daily rate £425 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £543 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.59 - £9.00
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
19471 19452 19895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.14% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13941 13986 14064
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 250
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +10 6 £525 +61.53% 8
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.67%) B2C
3 45 (21.74%) Marketing
4 39 (18.84%) E-Commerce
5 38 (18.36%) Web Services
6 32 (15.46%) Project Management
6 32 (15.46%) Finance
7 30 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (13.53%) User Experience
8 28 (13.53%) HTML
9 26 (12.56%) CSS
9 26 (12.56%) Scrum
10 25 (12.08%) Telecoms
10 25 (12.08%) Degree
11 24 (11.59%) SQL
11 24 (11.59%) Java
11 24 (11.59%) JavaScript
12 20 (9.66%) SOA
12 20 (9.66%) UML
12 20 (9.66%) Retail
13 19 (9.18%) XML
13 19 (9.18%) RESTful
14 18 (8.70%) REST
14 18 (8.70%) XSLT
15 17 (8.21%) CRM
15 17 (8.21%) Banking
16 16 (7.73%) TDD
16 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (7.73%) SOAP
16 16 (7.73%) Analytics

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 14 (6.76%) CMS
2 13 (6.28%) Apache
3 9 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.90%) ArcGIS
4 6 (2.90%) Smallworld
5 4 (1.93%) Confluence
5 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.45%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.97%) WordPress
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Kentico
8 1 (0.48%) Mule
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.86%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.90%) AutoCAD
3 6 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.93%) MS Office
6 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.97%) InDesign
6 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.48%) InVision
7 1 (0.48%) MS Project
7 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.42%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.97%) Magento
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.97%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.31%) SaaS
2 5 (2.42%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) SSL
2 12 (5.80%) DOCSIS
2 12 (5.80%) GPON
2 12 (5.80%) VDSL
3 11 (5.31%) Internet
4 8 (3.86%) Firewall
5 7 (3.38%) FTP
5 7 (3.38%) HTTP
5 7 (3.38%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.38%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.38%) WinSCP
6 5 (2.42%) SNMP
7 3 (1.45%) Broadband
7 3 (1.45%) Wireless
8 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.97%) PBX
9 1 (0.48%) Intranet
9 1 (0.48%) WAN
9 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.90%) QGIS
3 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.93%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.45%) BODI
5 3 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.86%) SoapUI
3 7 (3.38%) ClearCase
3 7 (3.38%) XMLSpy
4 6 (2.90%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.90%) Jasmine
4 6 (2.90%) JIRA
4 6 (2.90%) PHPUnit
5 5 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.93%) Hudson
7 3 (1.45%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.45%) Gradle
7 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.97%) JUnit
8 2 (0.97%) Maven
8 2 (0.97%) Mockito
8 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (21.74%) Marketing
2 32 (15.46%) Finance
3 25 (12.08%) Telecoms
4 20 (9.66%) Retail
5 17 (8.21%) Banking
6 10 (4.83%) French Language
7 9 (4.35%) German Language
7 9 (4.35%) Publishing
8 6 (2.90%) Italian Language
8 6 (2.90%) Turkish Language
9 5 (2.42%) Brand Awareness
9 5 (2.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.93%) Advertising
11 3 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.45%) Legal
12 2 (0.97%) Law
12 2 (0.97%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (19.32%) Developer
2 28 (13.53%) Analyst
3 25 (12.08%) Architect
4 21 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.18%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.31%) Consultant
7 11 (5.31%) Marketing Manager
8 10 (4.83%) Designer
8 10 (4.83%) Senior Manager
9 9 (4.35%) Product Manager
10 8 (3.86%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) PHP Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Build Manager
12 6 (2.90%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (2.90%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Operations Manager
12 6 (2.90%) Planning Manager
13 5 (2.42%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.36%) Web Services
2 28 (13.53%) HTML
3 26 (12.56%) CSS
4 19 (9.18%) RESTful
4 19 (9.18%) XML
5 18 (8.70%) REST
5 18 (8.70%) XSLT
6 16 (7.73%) SOAP
7 13 (6.28%) J2EE
8 12 (5.80%) XSD
8 12 (5.80%) XSL
9 10 (4.83%) Ajax
10 9 (4.35%) .NET
10 9 (4.35%) HTML5
10 9 (4.35%) Spring
10 9 (4.35%) Struts
11 8 (3.86%) JSTL
11 8 (3.86%) OAuth
12 7 (3.38%) Apache Axis
12 7 (3.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.53%) User Experience
3 10 (4.83%) DataPower
3 10 (4.83%) Social Media
4 8 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.38%) Fintech
6 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.93%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.45%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.45%) Handset
8 3 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.45%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.97%) Life Science
9 2 (0.97%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.97%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.35%) Linux
2 7 (3.38%) Windows
3 4 (1.93%) Android
4 3 (1.45%) Solaris
4 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.97%) Unix
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.67%) B2C
3 39 (18.84%) E-Commerce
4 32 (15.46%) Project Management
5 26 (12.56%) Scrum
6 20 (9.66%) SOA
6 20 (9.66%) UML
7 17 (8.21%) CRM
8 16 (7.73%) Analytics
8 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (7.73%) TDD
9 14 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.80%) Presales
10 12 (5.80%) SDLC
10 12 (5.80%) Web Development
11 11 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (4.83%) Marketing Strategy
13 9 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.59%) Java
1 24 (11.59%) JavaScript
1 24 (11.59%) SQL
2 10 (4.83%) PHP
3 6 (2.90%) C#
3 6 (2.90%) PHP 5
4 4 (1.93%) C
5 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.48%) R
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (12.08%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) ISEB
2 2 (0.97%) PMP
3 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.45%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.97%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.97%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (7.25%) IBM
2 14 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (6.28%) hybris
4 12 (5.80%) Oracle
5 7 (3.38%) Adobe
5 7 (3.38%) Google
5 7 (3.38%) HP
5 7 (3.38%) Informatica
6 6 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.90%) Zend
7 5 (2.42%) Apigee
7 5 (2.42%) ATG
7 5 (2.42%) Talend
8 4 (1.93%) CA
8 4 (1.93%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.93%) Tableau
9 3 (1.45%) Akamai
9 3 (1.45%) Cognos
9 3 (1.45%) SAP
9 3 (1.45%) Sun
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