The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 66 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing B2B 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.58% 0.11% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.15% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£299 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 688 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.73% 77.04% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 431 266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 5 (62.50%) DHTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) B2C
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) Coremetrics
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) PayPal
2 5 (62.50%) Google Checkout
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) DNS

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) DHTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) Struts
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) B2C
2 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
1 5 (62.50%) Coremetrics
1 5 (62.50%) PayPal
2 2 (25.00%) SAP