The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
B2B
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 161 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.80% 66.80% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 105 106
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) CRUD
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) MODX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) Bower
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRUD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL