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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
England / London
Rank 307 304 352
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +48
Contract jobs citing B2B 93 108 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 26
Median daily rate £525 £443 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +15.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-71.76% +286.36%

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
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -3 12 £650 +47.05% 11
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 66 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.95%) B2C
3 49 (24.87%) Web Services
4 44 (22.34%) E-Commerce
5 41 (20.81%) IBM
6 38 (19.29%) REST
7 37 (18.78%) Finance
8 36 (18.27%) Banking
9 34 (17.26%) Marketing
10 33 (16.75%) User Experience
11 29 (14.72%) Scrum
12 25 (12.69%) HTML
13 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
13 24 (12.18%) CSS
13 24 (12.18%) SOA
13 24 (12.18%) Project Management
14 20 (10.15%) Java
14 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (9.64%) RESTful
15 19 (9.64%) Oracle
15 19 (9.64%) XML
15 19 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (9.64%) TDD
16 18 (9.14%) Apigee
17 17 (8.63%) Node.js
17 17 (8.63%) SQL
18 16 (8.12%) Retail
18 16 (8.12%) QA
19 15 (7.61%) IBM Integration Bus
19 15 (7.61%) SOAP

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 (6.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (5.58%) CMS
3 10 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.57%) Apache
5 5 (2.54%) Confluence
6 4 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.51%) FileNet
8 1 (0.51%) Gentran
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) MS Office
2 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.54%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.51%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.08%) SaaS
2 5 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.52%) GitHub
3 3 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
4 2 (1.02%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) Firewall
2 9 (4.57%) FTP
2 9 (4.57%) Internet
3 8 (4.06%) SSL
4 7 (3.55%) HTTP
4 7 (3.55%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.55%) Kerberos
4 7 (3.55%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.52%) VPN
5 3 (1.52%) WAN
6 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.02%) IPsec
6 2 (1.02%) MPLS
6 2 (1.02%) SNMP
7 1 (0.51%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.51%) DMZ
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.06%) Big Data
1 8 (4.06%) NoSQL
2 7 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.03%) Hazelcast
4 4 (2.03%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.02%) BODI
6 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) DataStage
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.51%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.55%) ClearCase
1 7 (3.55%) JIRA
1 7 (3.55%) XMLSpy
2 6 (3.05%) Jasmine
2 6 (3.05%) PHPUnit
3 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.52%) JUnit
3 3 (1.52%) Mockito
3 3 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
5 1 (0.51%) Mocha
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 37 (18.78%) Finance
2 36 (18.27%) Banking
3 34 (17.26%) Marketing
4 16 (8.12%) Retail
5 11 (5.58%) Publishing
6 8 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.05%) Billing
8 4 (2.03%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.51%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (24.87%) Architect
2 43 (21.83%) Developer
3 26 (13.20%) Analyst
4 21 (10.66%) Product Manager
5 19 (9.64%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.12%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.11%) Integration Architect
7 14 (7.11%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.60%) Consultant
8 13 (6.60%) Lead Architect
9 9 (4.57%) Senior Manager
9 9 (4.57%) Senior Product Manager
10 8 (4.06%) Designer
11 7 (3.55%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Hybris Architect
12 6 (3.05%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.87%) Web Services
2 38 (19.29%) REST
3 25 (12.69%) HTML
4 24 (12.18%) CSS
5 19 (9.64%) RESTful
5 19 (9.64%) XML
6 17 (8.63%) Node.js
7 15 (7.61%) IBM Integration Bus
7 15 (7.61%) SOAP
8 14 (7.11%) OAuth
8 14 (7.11%) Spring
8 14 (7.11%) WebSockets
9 11 (5.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (5.08%) JSON
11 9 (4.57%) HTML5
11 9 (4.57%) XSD
11 9 (4.57%) XSL
11 9 (4.57%) XSLT
12 8 (4.06%) CSS3
12 8 (4.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.75%) User Experience
2 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.58%) Data Integration
4 10 (5.08%) Fintech
5 8 (4.06%) DataPower
6 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.05%) Social Media
7 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.03%) Mobile Games
7 4 (2.03%) Online Games
7 4 (2.03%) Psychology
8 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) Blog
9 2 (1.02%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) iSeries
9 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.05%) Linux
1 6 (3.05%) Unix
1 6 (3.05%) Windows
2 2 (1.02%) Solaris
2 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.02%) zOS
3 1 (0.51%) Android
3 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.95%) B2C
3 44 (22.34%) E-Commerce
4 29 (14.72%) Scrum
5 24 (12.18%) Project Management
5 24 (12.18%) SOA
6 19 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (9.64%) TDD
7 15 (7.61%) CRM
8 13 (6.60%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.60%) Microservices
8 13 (6.60%) OOP
8 13 (6.60%) Service Design
9 12 (6.09%) API Integration
9 12 (6.09%) UML
10 11 (5.58%) BDD
10 11 (5.58%) Workflow
11 10 (5.08%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 10 (5.08%) Open Source
11 10 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
2 20 (10.15%) Java
3 17 (8.63%) SQL
4 10 (5.08%) PHP
5 7 (3.55%) C#
6 6 (3.05%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.02%) C
7 2 (1.02%) JCL
7 2 (1.02%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) ABAP
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) R
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (3.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) PMP
2 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) MBA
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.58%) MOM
2 7 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.02%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.51%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 41 (20.81%) IBM
2 19 (9.64%) Oracle
3 18 (9.14%) Apigee
4 13 (6.60%) hybris
4 13 (6.60%) MuleSoft
5 10 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.06%) CA
7 7 (3.55%) HP
7 7 (3.55%) Zend
8 6 (3.05%) Google
8 6 (3.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.03%) SAP
10 3 (1.52%) Axway
10 3 (1.52%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (1.52%) Informatica
10 3 (1.52%) Talend
11 2 (1.02%) ATG
11 2 (1.02%) comScore
11 2 (1.02%) Hitwise
11 2 (1.02%) Riverbed
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