The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 149 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.89% 82.32% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 57 44
Median daily rate £500 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

B2B
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for B2B.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java