The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 27 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.20% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£396 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +150.00%
B2B
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 201 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.09% 71.28% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 83
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Middlesex region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Middlesex region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

B2B
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Ariba
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Procurement Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Ariba