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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 321 313 347
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Contract jobs citing B2B 99 114 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.61% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 34
Median daily rate £500 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Median hourly rate £47.00 £29.27 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.58% +178.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
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
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -21 10 £650 +62.50% 14
Hammersmith - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.11%) B2C
3 44 (20.28%) E-Commerce
4 43 (19.82%) Web Services
5 41 (18.89%) IBM
6 39 (17.97%) Marketing
7 38 (17.51%) REST
8 37 (17.05%) Banking
8 37 (17.05%) Finance
9 35 (16.13%) User Experience
10 32 (14.75%) Project Management
11 28 (12.90%) Scrum
12 26 (11.98%) HTML
13 25 (11.52%) CSS
13 25 (11.52%) SOA
13 25 (11.52%) Telecoms
14 23 (10.60%) Java
15 22 (10.14%) Oracle
15 22 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (9.22%) XML
17 19 (8.76%) JavaScript
17 19 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (8.29%) TDD
18 18 (8.29%) SQL
18 18 (8.29%) RESTful
19 17 (7.83%) OAuth
19 17 (7.83%) CRM
19 17 (7.83%) Retail
20 16 (7.37%) Business Analysis
21 15 (6.91%) UML

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 13 (5.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (5.53%) CMS
3 9 (4.15%) Apache
3 9 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.30%) Confluence
5 4 (1.84%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.84%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.92%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.46%) FileNet
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.84%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) MS Office
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.92%) InDesign
5 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.46%) InVision
6 1 (0.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.46%) Magento
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.07%) SaaS
2 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.84%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.53%) Internet
1 12 (5.53%) SSL
2 9 (4.15%) FTP
3 8 (3.69%) DOCSIS
3 8 (3.69%) GPON
3 8 (3.69%) VDSL
4 7 (3.23%) Firewall
4 7 (3.23%) HTTP
4 7 (3.23%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 7 (3.23%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.38%) Broadband
5 3 (1.38%) Wireless
6 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.92%) PBX
6 2 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) Big Data
2 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.30%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.84%) QGIS
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.92%) BODI
5 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.92%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.92%) JasperReports
5 2 (0.92%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.92%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) ClearCase
1 7 (3.23%) JIRA
1 7 (3.23%) XMLSpy
2 6 (2.76%) Jasmine
2 6 (2.76%) PHPUnit
3 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.84%) Hudson
3 4 (1.84%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.38%) JUnit
4 3 (1.38%) Mockito
4 3 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.92%) Maven
5 2 (0.92%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.46%) Gradle
6 1 (0.46%) JMeter
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 39 (17.97%) Marketing
2 37 (17.05%) Banking
2 37 (17.05%) Finance
3 25 (11.52%) Telecoms
4 17 (7.83%) Retail
5 10 (4.61%) Publishing
6 5 (2.30%) French Language
6 5 (2.30%) German Language
6 5 (2.30%) Italian Language
6 5 (2.30%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Games
9 2 (0.92%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (19.82%) Architect
1 43 (19.82%) Developer
2 29 (13.36%) Analyst
3 21 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.83%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.37%) Consultant
6 14 (6.45%) Product Manager
6 14 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.99%) Integration Architect
8 12 (5.53%) Designer
8 12 (5.53%) Lead Architect
9 9 (4.15%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.69%) Marketing Manager
10 8 (3.69%) Senior Product Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (3.23%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.23%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.23%) UX Designer
12 6 (2.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.82%) Web Services
2 38 (17.51%) REST
3 26 (11.98%) HTML
4 25 (11.52%) CSS
5 20 (9.22%) XML
6 18 (8.29%) RESTful
7 17 (7.83%) OAuth
8 14 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
8 14 (6.45%) WebSockets
9 13 (5.99%) SOAP
10 11 (5.07%) JSON
10 11 (5.07%) Node.js
10 11 (5.07%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (5.07%) XSLT
11 10 (4.61%) Spring
12 9 (4.15%) HTML5
12 9 (4.15%) J2EE
12 9 (4.15%) XSD
12 9 (4.15%) XSL
13 8 (3.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) User Experience
2 22 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.15%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.15%) DataPower
4 9 (4.15%) Social Media
5 7 (3.23%) Fintech
6 4 (1.84%) Copywriting
6 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) Handset
8 2 (0.92%) Blog
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.92%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.92%) Online Games
8 2 (0.92%) Psychology
8 2 (0.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.15%) Linux
2 7 (3.23%) Unix
2 7 (3.23%) Windows
3 2 (0.92%) Solaris
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.92%) zOS
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.11%) B2C
3 44 (20.28%) E-Commerce
4 32 (14.75%) Project Management
5 28 (12.90%) Scrum
6 25 (11.52%) SOA
7 19 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.29%) TDD
9 17 (7.83%) CRM
10 16 (7.37%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.91%) UML
12 13 (5.99%) Analytics
13 12 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (5.53%) Service Design
14 11 (5.07%) API Integration
14 11 (5.07%) Migration
15 10 (4.61%) BDD
15 10 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (4.61%) OOP
15 10 (4.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.60%) Java
2 19 (8.76%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.29%) SQL
4 10 (4.61%) PHP
5 6 (2.76%) PHP 5
6 5 (2.30%) C#
7 4 (1.84%) C
8 2 (0.92%) JCL
9 1 (0.46%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) R
9 1 (0.46%) Ruby
9 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (5.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) PMP
3 1 (0.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.46%) MBA
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.61%) MOM
2 7 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.92%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.92%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.46%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 41 (18.89%) IBM
2 22 (10.14%) Oracle
3 15 (6.91%) Apigee
4 12 (5.53%) MuleSoft
5 11 (5.07%) hybris
6 8 (3.69%) CA
6 8 (3.69%) Google
6 8 (3.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.23%) HP
7 7 (3.23%) Zend
8 4 (1.84%) Adobe
8 4 (1.84%) Informatica
9 3 (1.38%) Apple
9 3 (1.38%) Axway
9 3 (1.38%) Tableau
9 3 (1.38%) Talend
9 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.92%) Hitwise
10 2 (0.92%) Marketo
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