The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 283 323 336
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +13
Contract jobs citing B2B 110 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 51
Average daily rate £388 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £8.04
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17874 16444 20506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 75.99% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12665 11408 13409
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 221 325
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
B2B
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 21 £313 -47.91% 30
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 52 (27.96%) E-Commerce
2 45 (24.19%) B2C
3 32 (17.20%) Project Management
3 32 (17.20%) Finance
4 31 (16.67%) Marketing
5 29 (15.59%) Publishing
6 23 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.29%) HTML
8 19 (10.22%) Java
9 17 (9.14%) JavaScript
10 16 (8.60%) Oracle
10 16 (8.60%) SEO
10 16 (8.60%) Visualisation
11 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
11 15 (8.06%) Scrum
11 15 (8.06%) PRINCE2
11 15 (8.06%) UML
12 14 (7.53%) J2EE
12 14 (7.53%) Migration
12 14 (7.53%) BPMN
13 13 (6.99%) Social Media
13 13 (6.99%) Retail
13 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
13 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
14 12 (6.45%) MS Office
14 12 (6.45%) CSS
14 12 (6.45%) XML
14 12 (6.45%) CRM
14 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
14 12 (6.45%) Content Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 10 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.76%) CMS
3 6 (3.23%) Liferay
3 6 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.69%) Confluence
4 5 (2.69%) Documentum
5 3 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.08%) Drupal
6 2 (1.08%) SAS
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.45%) MS Office
2 8 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.76%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.15%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.08%) InDesign
7 1 (0.54%) MS Project
7 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Force.com
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) VPN
1 5 (2.69%) Intranet
1 5 (2.69%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) DNS
2 4 (2.15%) DMZ
2 4 (2.15%) Firewall
3 3 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.61%) SSL
4 2 (1.08%) LDAP
4 2 (1.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.08%) IGRP
4 2 (1.08%) Network Security
4 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) VLAN
5 1 (0.54%) MVNO
5 1 (0.54%) NFC
5 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.69%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.61%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.08%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) QlikView
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.69%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.15%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.08%) Ant
4 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.54%) Gradle
5 1 (0.54%) Calabash
5 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.54%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) Maven
5 1 (0.54%) WATIR
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 32 (17.20%) Finance
2 31 (16.67%) Marketing
3 29 (15.59%) Publishing
4 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.99%) Retail
6 12 (6.45%) Back Office
7 11 (5.91%) Billing
8 10 (5.38%) Legal
9 9 (4.84%) Law
10 8 (4.30%) Banking
11 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
11 4 (2.15%) Games
12 3 (1.61%) Advertising
13 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (18.82%) Analyst
2 31 (16.67%) Architect
3 27 (14.52%) Developer
4 26 (13.98%) Project Manager
4 26 (13.98%) Business Analyst
5 20 (10.75%) Designer
6 14 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.91%) Consultant
8 9 (4.84%) UI Designer
9 7 (3.76%) Business Architect
9 7 (3.76%) Product Manager
9 7 (3.76%) Business Manager
10 6 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.69%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.69%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (2.15%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (2.15%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.15%) Content Manager
12 4 (2.15%) Lead Architect
12 4 (2.15%) Business Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.29%) HTML
2 14 (7.53%) J2EE
3 12 (6.45%) CSS
3 12 (6.45%) XML
4 7 (3.76%) HTML5
5 6 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (3.23%) Spring
5 6 (3.23%) jQuery
5 6 (3.23%) Web Services
5 6 (3.23%) Middleware
5 6 (3.23%) .NET
6 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (2.69%) Grails
7 4 (2.15%) SAML
8 3 (1.61%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.61%) DHTML
8 3 (1.61%) Ajax
8 3 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Visualisation
2 13 (6.99%) Social Media
3 7 (3.76%) Statistics
4 6 (3.23%) Learning Management System
5 5 (2.69%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.69%) Social Network
5 5 (2.69%) PMI
6 4 (2.15%) Linked Data
7 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.61%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.61%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.08%) FMCG
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 2 (1.08%) W3C
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.08%) Open Source
9 1 (0.54%) Handset
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.38%) Android
2 5 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (2.69%) Windows
3 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.96%) E-Commerce
2 45 (24.19%) B2C
3 32 (17.20%) Project Management
4 23 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.60%) SEO
6 15 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 15 (8.06%) UML
6 15 (8.06%) Scrum
7 14 (7.53%) Migration
7 14 (7.53%) BPMN
8 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.45%) Content Management
9 12 (6.45%) CRM
10 11 (5.91%) OO
10 11 (5.91%) Workflow
10 11 (5.91%) Analytics
11 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.84%) Web Analytics
12 9 (4.84%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.22%) Java
2 17 (9.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.30%) SQL
3 8 (4.30%) Ruby
4 6 (3.23%) C#
5 5 (2.69%) VB
5 5 (2.69%) Groovy
6 3 (1.61%) PHP
7 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.08%) C
8 1 (0.54%) Perl
8 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.54%) Python
8 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (2.69%) PMP
1 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
1 5 (2.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.54%) ISEB
3 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Puppet
2 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (8.60%) Oracle
2 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.38%) ATG
4 9 (4.84%) SAP
5 8 (4.30%) hybris
6 7 (3.76%) Elastic Path
6 7 (3.76%) Adobe
6 7 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.23%) Lotus
8 5 (2.69%) Epicor
8 5 (2.69%) Google
8 5 (2.69%) VMware
9 4 (2.15%) Ariba
9 4 (2.15%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.15%) Siebel
10 3 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.61%) Informatica
11 2 (1.08%) Cisco
11 2 (1.08%) Endeca
11 2 (1.08%) Mapinfo
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrow
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 14 days ago