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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 296 347 316
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -31
Contract jobs citing B2B 113 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 55
Average daily rate £442 £377 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £521 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+286.36% +25.71%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

B2B Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 16 £442 +17.39% 17
Paddington - 2 £120 -
Feltham - 1 £300 -
Osterley - 1 £470 -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 70 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.22%) B2C
3 68 (30.77%) Marketing
4 51 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 39 (17.65%) CRM
5 39 (17.65%) Finance
6 33 (14.93%) SQL
7 32 (14.48%) Java
8 31 (14.03%) HTML
9 27 (12.22%) XML
9 27 (12.22%) Retail
10 26 (11.76%) CSS
10 26 (11.76%) Project Management
10 26 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
11 24 (10.86%) Web Services
11 24 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (10.41%) User Experience
12 23 (10.41%) CMS
12 23 (10.41%) Scrum
12 23 (10.41%) SOAP
12 23 (10.41%) JavaScript
12 23 (10.41%) SOA
12 23 (10.41%) Social Media
13 21 (9.50%) REST
14 20 (9.05%) hybris
15 19 (8.60%) Waterfall
15 19 (8.60%) J2EE
15 19 (8.60%) Oracle
15 19 (8.60%) Telecoms

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (10.41%) CMS
2 12 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.98%) Apache
4 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.81%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.81%) Drupal
7 3 (1.36%) IIS
7 3 (1.36%) Node.js
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.90%) nginx
8 2 (0.90%) SAS
8 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.90%) WordPress
9 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.07%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.17%) MS Project
5 6 (2.71%) MS Office
5 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.45%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) HFM
2 3 (1.36%) Magento
3 2 (0.90%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.90%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.45%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.81%) IaaS
4 3 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Route 53
5 2 (0.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.45%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) SNMP
2 8 (3.62%) Internet
3 4 (1.81%) LDAP
3 4 (1.81%) Wireless
4 3 (1.36%) Broadband
4 3 (1.36%) Firewall
5 2 (0.90%) LAN
5 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.45%) DNS
6 1 (0.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.62%) PowerCenter
5 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.81%) Big Data
7 4 (1.81%) MySQL
7 4 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.36%) Essbase
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.90%) GIS
9 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) BODI
10 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.07%) Eclipse
3 8 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.71%) Axure RP
6 5 (2.26%) JIRA
6 5 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.81%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.81%) Subversion
8 3 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.90%) Selenium
10 1 (0.45%) Ant
10 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.45%) Hudson
10 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (30.77%) Marketing
2 39 (17.65%) Finance
3 27 (12.22%) Retail
4 19 (8.60%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.62%) Brand Awareness
6 7 (3.17%) Advertising
7 5 (2.26%) Banking
7 5 (2.26%) Games
8 3 (1.36%) Back Office
8 3 (1.36%) German Language
8 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) French Language
9 2 (0.90%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (22.17%) Architect
2 35 (15.84%) Analyst
3 32 (14.48%) Developer
4 29 (13.12%) Business Analyst
5 26 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 26 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (8.60%) Digital Architect
7 14 (6.33%) Consultant
8 11 (4.98%) Designer
9 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.52%) XML Developer
10 8 (3.62%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) XML XSLT Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (3.17%) UX Designer
11 7 (3.17%) Web Engineer
12 6 (2.71%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (2.71%) CRM Business Analyst
12 6 (2.71%) E-Commerce Manager
12 6 (2.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.03%) HTML
2 27 (12.22%) XML
3 26 (11.76%) CSS
4 24 (10.86%) Web Services
5 23 (10.41%) SOAP
6 21 (9.50%) REST
7 19 (8.60%) J2EE
8 12 (5.43%) Ajax
8 12 (5.43%) XSLT
9 11 (4.98%) JSTL
9 11 (4.98%) Spring
9 11 (4.98%) Struts
10 10 (4.52%) .NET
10 10 (4.52%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.52%) JMS
10 10 (4.52%) XSD
11 9 (4.07%) EDI
11 9 (4.07%) Java RMI
11 9 (4.07%) JSP
11 9 (4.07%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.41%) Social Media
2 23 (10.41%) User Experience
3 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.26%) Blog
5 5 (2.26%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.81%) FMCG
6 4 (1.81%) Handset
6 4 (1.81%) iPad
7 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.90%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.69%) Linux
2 8 (3.62%) Windows
3 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.71%) Unix
5 2 (0.90%) CentOS
5 2 (0.90%) Debian
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.22%) B2C
3 51 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 39 (17.65%) CRM
5 26 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (11.76%) Project Management
6 24 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (10.41%) Scrum
7 23 (10.41%) SOA
8 19 (8.60%) Waterfall
9 17 (7.69%) SEO
10 15 (6.79%) Analytics
10 15 (6.79%) TDD
10 15 (6.79%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (6.33%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.33%) Business Development
11 14 (6.33%) Time Management
12 13 (5.88%) Migration
12 13 (5.88%) Web Development
13 12 (5.43%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.93%) SQL
2 32 (14.48%) Java
3 23 (10.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.17%) PHP
4 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.81%) C
6 4 (1.81%) C#
6 4 (1.81%) Python
7 3 (1.36%) Perl
8 2 (0.90%) Go
8 2 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) Groovy
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) ISEB
2 3 (1.36%) PCI QSA
3 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.90%) PMP
3 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) IIBA
4 1 (0.45%) MCAD
4 1 (0.45%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.36%) GxP
3 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
4 2 (0.90%) SEPA
4 2 (0.90%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.45%) HL7
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Control-M
2 3 (1.36%) Ansible
2 3 (1.36%) DBAmp
2 3 (1.36%) Jitterbit
2 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.90%) Mesos
3 2 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 20 (9.05%) hybris
2 19 (8.60%) Oracle
3 18 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (6.79%) Informatica
6 8 (3.62%) Google
6 8 (3.62%) SAP
7 6 (2.71%) Adobe
7 6 (2.71%) IBM
8 5 (2.26%) BT
9 4 (1.81%) Demandware
10 3 (1.36%) ATG
10 3 (1.36%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.36%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.36%) Talend
10 3 (1.36%) webMethods
11 2 (0.90%) Facebook
11 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
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