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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 331 333 264
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -69
Contract jobs citing B2B 72 84 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.45% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £318 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -44.18%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 0 11 £425 +32.29% 10
Canary Wharf +4 2 £235 -
Docklands, London +16 1 £425 -9.57%
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £433 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) E-Commerce
3 37 (25.34%) B2C
4 36 (24.66%) HTML
4 36 (24.66%) CSS
5 34 (23.29%) Finance
5 34 (23.29%) Marketing
6 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
7 31 (21.23%) Web Services
8 24 (16.44%) XML
8 24 (16.44%) Java
8 24 (16.44%) CMS
9 23 (15.75%) TDD
10 22 (15.07%) OO
10 22 (15.07%) User Experience
11 21 (14.38%) Retail
11 21 (14.38%) Scrum
12 20 (13.70%) Time Management
13 17 (11.64%) Spring
13 17 (11.64%) Ajax
13 17 (11.64%) SOA
14 16 (10.96%) Project Management
15 15 (10.27%) Telecoms
16 14 (9.59%) Struts
16 14 (9.59%) User Stories
17 13 (8.90%) Multithreading
17 13 (8.90%) J2EE
17 13 (8.90%) CRM
18 12 (8.22%) Linux
18 12 (8.22%) Publishing

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (16.44%) CMS
2 10 (6.85%) Apache
3 4 (2.74%) SAS
4 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.68%) CICS
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.05%) InDesign
4 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) FastStats
4 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.37%) SPSS
4 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) SNMP
2 2 (1.37%) Intranet
2 2 (1.37%) Softswitch
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.68%) MVNO
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) MPLS
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.68%) MGW
3 1 (0.68%) xDSL
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) PowerCenter
2 4 (2.74%) MySQL
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.74%) Gradle
2 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.05%) JBehave
3 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.05%) Selenium
3 3 (2.05%) JUnit
3 3 (2.05%) Maven
4 2 (1.37%) JIRA
4 2 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.37%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.68%) Mocha
5 1 (0.68%) Grunt
5 1 (0.68%) Bower
5 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.68%) TestNG
5 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.68%) RSpec
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
1 34 (23.29%) Marketing
2 21 (14.38%) Retail
3 15 (10.27%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.22%) Publishing
5 9 (6.16%) Games
6 8 (5.48%) Advertising
7 6 (4.11%) Banking
8 5 (3.42%) Legal
8 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.05%) Law
9 3 (2.05%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.37%) Danish Language
10 2 (1.37%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.37%) French Language
10 2 (1.37%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.68%) Luxembourgish Language
11 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Developer
2 24 (16.44%) Architect
3 21 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Designer
7 10 (6.85%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.85%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Marketing Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Web Designer
11 5 (3.42%) Product Manager
11 5 (3.42%) Java Web Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.66%) HTML
1 36 (24.66%) CSS
2 31 (21.23%) Web Services
3 24 (16.44%) XML
4 17 (11.64%) Spring
4 17 (11.64%) Ajax
5 14 (9.59%) Struts
6 13 (8.90%) J2EE
7 12 (8.22%) REST
8 10 (6.85%) CSS3
8 10 (6.85%) HTML5
8 10 (6.85%) JSP
8 10 (6.85%) Servlets
8 10 (6.85%) JMS
8 10 (6.85%) Java RMI
8 10 (6.85%) XSD
8 10 (6.85%) XSL
8 10 (6.85%) JavaBeans
8 10 (6.85%) JSTL
8 10 (6.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) User Experience
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.48%) FMCG
4 7 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.42%) Open Source
6 4 (2.74%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.05%) Social Media
8 2 (1.37%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.37%) DTV
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.37%) Statistics
8 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) New Media
9 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Android
3 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.05%) Windows
5 2 (1.37%) UNIX
5 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) E-Commerce
3 37 (25.34%) B2C
4 23 (15.75%) TDD
5 22 (15.07%) OO
6 21 (14.38%) Scrum
7 20 (13.70%) Time Management
8 17 (11.64%) SOA
9 16 (10.96%) Project Management
10 14 (9.59%) User Stories
11 13 (8.90%) CRM
11 13 (8.90%) Multithreading
12 10 (6.85%) UML
12 10 (6.85%) E-business
12 10 (6.85%) MVC
12 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.16%) Business Development
13 9 (6.16%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (6.16%) Analytics
14 8 (5.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
2 24 (16.44%) Java
3 5 (3.42%) C#
3 5 (3.42%) SQL
4 4 (2.74%) Groovy
5 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.37%) VBA
6 2 (1.37%) R
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) COBOL
7 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ACCA
3 1 (0.68%) CIMA
3 1 (0.68%) MCSE
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 8 (5.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (6.16%) Oracle
2 9 (6.16%) SAP
2 9 (6.16%) Adobe
3 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.79%) Informatica
4 7 (4.79%) Siebel
5 6 (4.11%) hybris
6 4 (2.74%) Ariba
6 4 (2.74%) Google
7 3 (2.05%) Eloqua
7 3 (2.05%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.37%) Ektron
8 2 (1.37%) Omniture
8 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.37%) Tableau
8 2 (1.37%) ATG
8 2 (1.37%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) HP
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