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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 326 288 259
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -29
Contract jobs citing B2B 73 96 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.56% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 74
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£350 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £530 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £8.75 £70.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -87.50%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 10 £363 +27.19% 16
Brentford - 3 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £433 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) Time Management
3 35 (23.81%) B2C
4 31 (21.09%) E-Commerce
5 28 (19.05%) Java
6 26 (17.69%) Web Services
7 25 (17.01%) Marketing
8 23 (15.65%) CSS
8 23 (15.65%) HTML
9 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
9 22 (14.97%) Finance
10 20 (13.61%) OO
11 19 (12.93%) XML
12 18 (12.24%) Scrum
12 18 (12.24%) TDD
13 17 (11.56%) Spring
14 16 (10.88%) CMS
14 16 (10.88%) Project Management
15 15 (10.20%) Telecoms
16 14 (9.52%) Retail
17 13 (8.84%) SAP
17 13 (8.84%) User Experience
18 12 (8.16%) Struts
18 12 (8.16%) SOA
18 12 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
19 11 (7.48%) CRM
19 11 (7.48%) J2EE
19 11 (7.48%) MVC
20 10 (6.80%) ERP
20 10 (6.80%) Multithreading

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (10.88%) CMS
2 7 (4.76%) Apache
3 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.68%) CICS
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Office
2 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.04%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.36%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) SNMP
2 2 (1.36%) DNS
2 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.36%) Internet
2 2 (1.36%) Softswitch
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.68%) MVNO
3 1 (0.68%) MPLS
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) MGW
3 1 (0.68%) xDSL
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.68%) Broadband
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) PowerCenter
2 5 (3.40%) MySQL
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) OLTP
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.04%) Gradle
2 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.04%) JUnit
2 3 (2.04%) Maven
2 3 (2.04%) Selenium
2 3 (2.04%) JBehave
2 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.68%) TestNG
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Ant
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) RSpec
General
1 25 (17.01%) Marketing
2 22 (14.97%) Finance
3 15 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.52%) Retail
5 9 (6.12%) Publishing
6 8 (5.44%) Games
7 4 (2.72%) Banking
7 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.72%) Advertising
7 4 (2.72%) French Language
8 3 (2.04%) Russian Language
9 2 (1.36%) Tamil Language
9 2 (1.36%) Ukrainian Language
9 2 (1.36%) Urdu Language
9 2 (1.36%) German Language
9 2 (1.36%) Hindi Language
9 2 (1.36%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.36%) Danish Language
9 2 (1.36%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (24.49%) Developer
2 23 (15.65%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.88%) Analyst
3 16 (10.88%) Architect
4 11 (7.48%) Consultant
5 10 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Informatica Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Java Web Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.69%) Web Services
2 23 (15.65%) HTML
2 23 (15.65%) CSS
3 19 (12.93%) XML
4 17 (11.56%) Spring
5 12 (8.16%) Struts
6 11 (7.48%) J2EE
7 10 (6.80%) Ajax
8 9 (6.12%) EDI
8 9 (6.12%) REST
9 8 (5.44%) JSP
10 7 (4.76%) Servlets
10 7 (4.76%) JMS
10 7 (4.76%) Java RMI
10 7 (4.76%) XSD
10 7 (4.76%) XSL
10 7 (4.76%) JSTL
10 7 (4.76%) Spring MVC
10 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.76%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) User Experience
2 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) Social Media
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.36%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Linux
2 4 (2.72%) Android
2 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.36%) UNIX
3 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) Time Management
3 35 (23.81%) B2C
4 31 (21.09%) E-Commerce
5 20 (13.61%) OO
6 18 (12.24%) TDD
6 18 (12.24%) Scrum
7 16 (10.88%) Project Management
8 12 (8.16%) SOA
8 12 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (7.48%) CRM
9 11 (7.48%) MVC
10 10 (6.80%) ERP
10 10 (6.80%) Multithreading
10 10 (6.80%) User Stories
11 9 (6.12%) Business Development
12 8 (5.44%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.44%) UML
12 8 (5.44%) OOD
12 8 (5.44%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.05%) Java
2 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.72%) SQL
4 3 (2.04%) C#
4 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.04%) Groovy
5 2 (1.36%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) COBOL
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) PMP
2 5 (3.40%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.04%) VCP4
4 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.44%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (8.84%) SAP
2 9 (6.12%) Informatica
3 8 (5.44%) Siebel
4 7 (4.76%) Oracle
5 5 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.72%) Google
7 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.04%) hybris
7 3 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) Adobe
8 2 (1.36%) ATG
8 2 (1.36%) Ektron
8 2 (1.36%) Zend
8 2 (1.36%) Omniture
9 1 (0.68%) Marketo
9 1 (0.68%) Northgate
9 1 (0.68%) Civica
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