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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 298 291 337
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +46
Contract jobs citing B2B 105 106 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.60% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 70 41
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£425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +12.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +9 18 £375 - 30
Canary Wharf -11 1 £525 +66.66%
Paddington - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 51 (29.31%) Time Management
2 48 (27.59%) B2C
3 40 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (22.41%) E-Commerce
5 28 (16.09%) Java
6 26 (14.94%) Marketing
7 25 (14.37%) Scrum
8 21 (12.07%) Project Management
9 20 (11.49%) JavaScript
9 20 (11.49%) Finance
10 17 (9.77%) HTML
11 16 (9.20%) J2EE
11 16 (9.20%) Retail
12 15 (8.62%) CSS
12 15 (8.62%) hybris
13 14 (8.05%) Web Services
14 12 (6.90%) XML
14 12 (6.90%) SAP
14 12 (6.90%) Oracle
14 12 (6.90%) CRM
14 12 (6.90%) Spring
15 11 (6.32%) OO
15 11 (6.32%) ERP
15 11 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (5.75%) Degree
16 10 (5.75%) TDD
16 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
16 10 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
17 9 (5.17%) User Experience
17 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.45%) CMS
3 5 (2.87%) Apache
4 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.15%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.72%) MS Project
3 3 (1.72%) MS Office
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) Radian6
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Intranet
1 4 (2.30%) Internet
1 4 (2.30%) SNMP
2 3 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.15%) DNS
3 2 (1.15%) Softswitch
4 1 (0.57%) MGW
4 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.57%) 4G
4 1 (0.57%) xDSL
4 1 (0.57%) GGSN
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) 3G
4 1 (0.57%) MPLS
4 1 (0.57%) Broadband
4 1 (0.57%) GPRS
4 1 (0.57%) GSM
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.45%) PowerCenter
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.87%) MySQL
4 4 (2.30%) Big Data
4 4 (2.30%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (1.15%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.57%) Redis
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Ant
1 4 (2.30%) JIRA
1 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.15%) Gradle
3 1 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.57%) JBehave
3 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) JUnit
General
1 26 (14.94%) Marketing
2 20 (11.49%) Finance
3 16 (9.20%) Retail
4 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.60%) Banking
5 8 (4.60%) Russian Language
6 5 (2.87%) Games
7 4 (2.30%) Billing
7 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.30%) Tamil Language
7 4 (2.30%) Hindi Language
7 4 (2.30%) Urdu Language
8 3 (1.72%) French Language
8 3 (1.72%) Slovak Language
8 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.15%) Front Office
9 2 (1.15%) Back Office
9 2 (1.15%) Ukrainian Language
9 2 (1.15%) German Language
9 2 (1.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 30 (17.24%) Developer
2 22 (12.64%) Architect
3 21 (12.07%) Consultant
4 20 (11.49%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.47%) Analyst
7 9 (5.17%) Sales Consultant
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.02%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (4.02%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (4.02%) Hybris Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.02%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Hybris Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.30%) Java Engineer
11 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Architect
12 3 (1.72%) Digital Project Manager
12 3 (1.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.77%) HTML
2 16 (9.20%) J2EE
3 15 (8.62%) CSS
4 14 (8.05%) Web Services
5 12 (6.90%) XML
5 12 (6.90%) Spring
6 9 (5.17%) XSLT
7 8 (4.60%) EDI
7 8 (4.60%) XSL
8 7 (4.02%) Struts
9 6 (3.45%) JSP
10 4 (2.30%) JMS
10 4 (2.30%) Java RMI
10 4 (2.30%) Servlets
10 4 (2.30%) XSD
10 4 (2.30%) JavaBeans
10 4 (2.30%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.30%) Ajax
10 4 (2.30%) Application Packaging
10 4 (2.30%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.17%) User Experience
1 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.30%) Taxonomies
2 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.30%) SWIFT
2 4 (2.30%) Social Media
3 2 (1.15%) Open Source
3 2 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.15%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.57%) Blog
4 1 (0.57%) DataPower
4 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.57%) iPad
4 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.57%) Derivative
4 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.87%) Linux
1 5 (2.87%) UNIX
2 4 (2.30%) Windows
3 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.31%) Time Management
2 48 (27.59%) B2C
3 40 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (22.41%) E-Commerce
5 25 (14.37%) Scrum
6 21 (12.07%) Project Management
7 12 (6.90%) CRM
8 11 (6.32%) OO
8 11 (6.32%) ERP
8 11 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.75%) TDD
9 10 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (5.17%) Content Management
10 9 (5.17%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.60%) Kanban
11 8 (4.60%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.02%) Analytics
12 7 (4.02%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.09%) Java
2 20 (11.49%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.45%) SQL
4 3 (1.72%) PHP
4 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.15%) Perl
5 2 (1.15%) Groovy
6 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) DCL
6 1 (0.57%) AWK
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.57%) C
6 1 (0.57%) C#
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) ABAP
6 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (5.75%) Degree
2 8 (4.60%) PMP
2 8 (4.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.15%) CCNA
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Jitterbit
2 1 (0.57%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (8.62%) hybris
2 12 (6.90%) SAP
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.02%) Informatica
4 7 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.02%) IBM
5 2 (1.15%) Siebel
5 2 (1.15%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.15%) Juniper
5 2 (1.15%) Adobe
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco
5 2 (1.15%) ATG
5 2 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.15%) Ektron
5 2 (1.15%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) Pega
6 1 (0.57%) Facebook
6 1 (0.57%) Tableau
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