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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 334 325 309
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing B2B 80 106 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 69
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 £260 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+92.00% +4.16%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +15 13 £413 -10.81% 21
Uxbridge - 4 £624 -
Bromley +2 1 £350 - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (31.25%) B2C
2 48 (25.00%) Marketing
3 44 (22.92%) E-Commerce
3 44 (22.92%) Finance
4 37 (19.27%) Retail
5 34 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (16.67%) HTML
7 31 (16.15%) Project Management
8 30 (15.63%) Java
9 29 (15.10%) CSS
9 29 (15.10%) Web Services
10 28 (14.58%) XML
11 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
12 22 (11.46%) Oracle
13 19 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.90%) jQuery
14 18 (9.38%) SOAP
15 17 (8.85%) Games
15 17 (8.85%) Telecoms
15 17 (8.85%) REST
16 16 (8.33%) HTML5
16 16 (8.33%) Analytics
17 15 (7.81%) Scrum
17 15 (7.81%) Spring
17 15 (7.81%) SOA
17 15 (7.81%) Internet
18 14 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
18 14 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (7.29%) Groovy
18 14 (7.29%) Web Development

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (6.25%) CMS
2 8 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.13%) SAS
4 5 (2.60%) Liferay
4 5 (2.60%) Apache
4 5 (2.60%) IIS
5 4 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Office
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.08%) InDesign
3 4 (2.08%) SPSS
4 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.04%) FastStats
5 2 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.04%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Internet
2 11 (5.73%) HTTP
3 10 (5.21%) FTP
4 6 (3.13%) Firewall
4 6 (3.13%) Intranet
5 4 (2.08%) DMZ
5 4 (2.08%) EIGRP
5 4 (2.08%) IGRP
5 4 (2.08%) VPN
5 4 (2.08%) DNS
6 3 (1.56%) Network Security
6 3 (1.56%) SNMP
7 2 (1.04%) SSH
7 2 (1.04%) LDAP
7 2 (1.04%) X.509
7 2 (1.04%) SSL
7 2 (1.04%) VLAN
8 1 (0.52%) NFC
8 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.65%) MySQL
5 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.52%) QlikView
9 1 (0.52%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) DataStage
9 1 (0.52%) QualityStage
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.60%) Gradle
3 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.04%) Selenium
3 2 (1.04%) JIRA
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.52%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.52%) Mocha
4 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.52%) Grunt
4 1 (0.52%) Bower
4 1 (0.52%) jMock
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (25.00%) Marketing
2 44 (22.92%) Finance
3 37 (19.27%) Retail
4 17 (8.85%) Games
4 17 (8.85%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.73%) Publishing
6 7 (3.65%) Legal
6 7 (3.65%) Advertising
7 6 (3.13%) Billing
8 4 (2.08%) Law
9 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.56%) Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (18.75%) Architect
2 32 (16.67%) Developer
2 32 (16.67%) Analyst
3 20 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.85%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.29%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.25%) Consultant
6 12 (6.25%) Designer
7 9 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Web Designer
10 6 (3.13%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.67%) HTML
2 29 (15.10%) CSS
2 29 (15.10%) Web Services
3 28 (14.58%) XML
4 19 (9.90%) jQuery
5 18 (9.38%) SOAP
6 17 (8.85%) REST
7 16 (8.33%) HTML5
8 15 (7.81%) Spring
9 13 (6.77%) CSS3
10 12 (6.25%) .NET
11 11 (5.73%) JMS
11 11 (5.73%) XSD
12 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
12 10 (5.21%) Middleware
13 9 (4.69%) SAML
14 8 (4.17%) EDI
14 8 (4.17%) J2EE
14 8 (4.17%) WSDL
14 8 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.69%) FMCG
3 7 (3.65%) Social Media
3 7 (3.65%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.13%) Statistics
5 5 (2.60%) Open Source
6 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.56%) W3C
7 3 (1.56%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) PMI
8 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.04%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.52%) New Media
9 1 (0.52%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.69%) Windows
2 7 (3.65%) Linux
3 5 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) UNIX
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.25%) B2C
2 44 (22.92%) E-Commerce
3 34 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.15%) Project Management
5 19 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.33%) Analytics
7 15 (7.81%) Scrum
7 15 (7.81%) SOA
8 14 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.29%) Web Development
9 13 (6.77%) Migration
10 12 (6.25%) TDD
11 11 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 10 (5.21%) ERP
13 9 (4.69%) Performance Improvement
13 9 (4.69%) Time Management
13 9 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (4.69%) EAI
13 9 (4.69%) SEO
14 8 (4.17%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.63%) Java
2 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.29%) Groovy
4 13 (6.77%) C#
5 11 (5.73%) SQL
6 8 (4.17%) XQuery
6 8 (4.17%) XPath
7 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.56%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.04%) VBA
9 2 (1.04%) Perl
9 2 (1.04%) C++
9 2 (1.04%) Python
9 2 (1.04%) Ruby
9 2 (1.04%) R
9 2 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.52%) PHP5
10 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (7.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.65%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.13%) PMP
4 2 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ACCA
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.65%) Puppet
2 2 (1.04%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (11.46%) Oracle
2 14 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.25%) Adobe
4 7 (3.65%) hybris
4 7 (3.65%) SAP
5 4 (2.08%) Lotus
5 4 (2.08%) Ariba
5 4 (2.08%) Cisco
6 3 (1.56%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.04%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) ATG
7 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.04%) Radianz
7 2 (1.04%) Tumbleweed
7 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.04%) Axway
7 2 (1.04%) Tableau
7 2 (1.04%) Facebook
8 1 (0.52%) Red Gate
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