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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 347 339 309
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs citing B2B 73 95 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 61
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £306 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +150.00%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +23 9 £425 -2.29% 21
Uxbridge - 1 £390 -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Pinner - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (30.85%) B2C
1 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 47 (25.00%) Marketing
3 44 (23.40%) Finance
4 37 (19.68%) Retail
5 35 (18.62%) Java
5 35 (18.62%) Web Services
6 34 (18.09%) HTML
7 32 (17.02%) XML
7 32 (17.02%) CSS
8 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
9 25 (13.30%) Project Management
10 24 (12.77%) Oracle
11 23 (12.23%) User Experience
12 21 (11.17%) SOAP
13 20 (10.64%) REST
14 19 (10.11%) SOA
14 19 (10.11%) Scrum
15 18 (9.57%) Telecoms
15 18 (9.57%) Spring
15 18 (9.57%) jQuery
16 17 (9.04%) TDD
16 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (8.51%) Games
17 16 (8.51%) Analytics
18 15 (7.98%) HTML5
18 15 (7.98%) Groovy
18 15 (7.98%) CMS
18 15 (7.98%) Salesforce.com

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (7.98%) CMS
2 8 (4.26%) Apache
2 8 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.19%) SAS
4 5 (2.66%) Liferay
4 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.66%) IIS
5 4 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.72%) MS Office
2 4 (2.13%) SPSS
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.60%) InDesign
4 2 (1.06%) FastStats
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) Internet
2 11 (5.85%) FTP
2 11 (5.85%) HTTP
3 6 (3.19%) Firewall
3 6 (3.19%) SNMP
3 6 (3.19%) Intranet
4 4 (2.13%) VPN
4 4 (2.13%) DNS
4 4 (2.13%) EIGRP
4 4 (2.13%) IGRP
4 4 (2.13%) DMZ
5 3 (1.60%) Network Security
5 3 (1.60%) SSL
5 3 (1.60%) SSH
6 2 (1.06%) LDAP
6 2 (1.06%) X.509
6 2 (1.06%) VLAN
7 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.26%) MySQL
3 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
8 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Big Data
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.53%) DataStage
8 1 (0.53%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.19%) Gradle
3 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.13%) Selenium
4 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.60%) JUnit
4 3 (1.60%) Maven
5 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.06%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.06%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.06%) JBehave
5 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.53%) TestNG
6 1 (0.53%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) jMock
6 1 (0.53%) Bower
6 1 (0.53%) Grunt
General
1 47 (25.00%) Marketing
2 44 (23.40%) Finance
3 37 (19.68%) Retail
4 18 (9.57%) Telecoms
5 16 (8.51%) Games
6 8 (4.26%) Advertising
6 8 (4.26%) Publishing
7 6 (3.19%) Legal
8 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.60%) Banking
9 3 (1.60%) Law
10 2 (1.06%) Electronics
10 2 (1.06%) Billing
10 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (19.68%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) Architect
3 33 (17.55%) Analyst
4 15 (7.98%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.45%) Consultant
5 14 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.91%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.91%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.38%) Designer
8 9 (4.79%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.19%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Web Designer
11 6 (3.19%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.62%) Web Services
2 34 (18.09%) HTML
3 32 (17.02%) XML
3 32 (17.02%) CSS
4 21 (11.17%) SOAP
5 20 (10.64%) REST
6 18 (9.57%) Spring
6 18 (9.57%) jQuery
7 15 (7.98%) HTML5
8 14 (7.45%) JMS
8 14 (7.45%) XSD
8 14 (7.45%) CSS3
9 11 (5.85%) .NET
9 11 (5.85%) J2EE
10 10 (5.32%) Ajax
10 10 (5.32%) Middleware
10 10 (5.32%) SAML
11 9 (4.79%) EDI
11 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) User Experience
2 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.26%) FMCG
5 7 (3.72%) Social Media
5 7 (3.72%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.19%) Statistics
7 5 (2.66%) Open Source
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.60%) W3C
8 3 (1.60%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.06%) Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.06%) DTV
9 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.53%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Linux
2 9 (4.79%) Windows
3 4 (2.13%) UNIX
3 4 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.85%) B2C
1 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 25 (13.30%) Project Management
4 19 (10.11%) SOA
4 19 (10.11%) Scrum
5 17 (9.04%) TDD
5 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.51%) Analytics
7 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.91%) Web Development
8 13 (6.91%) Migration
9 11 (5.85%) Time Management
9 11 (5.85%) User Stories
9 11 (5.85%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.32%) OO
10 10 (5.32%) ERP
10 10 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (4.79%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.79%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.62%) Java
2 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.98%) Groovy
4 12 (6.38%) C#
5 11 (5.85%) SQL
6 8 (4.26%) XQuery
6 8 (4.26%) XPath
7 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.60%) C++
8 3 (1.60%) Perl
9 2 (1.06%) C
9 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.06%) VBA
9 2 (1.06%) Python
9 2 (1.06%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.06%) R
10 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) PHP5
10 1 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.45%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.66%) PMP
4 2 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) ACCA
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (12.77%) Oracle
2 15 (7.98%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.85%) Adobe
5 9 (4.79%) SAP
6 7 (3.72%) hybris
7 4 (2.13%) Cisco
7 4 (2.13%) Ariba
7 4 (2.13%) Lotus
8 3 (1.60%) Eloqua
9 2 (1.06%) VMware
9 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) Radianz
9 2 (1.06%) Facebook
9 2 (1.06%) Tableau
9 2 (1.06%) Axway
9 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.06%) Tumbleweed
10 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
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