The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 62 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.55% 0.25% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.37% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -44.18%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 273 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.60% 69.11% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 147 204
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Oxford -22 1 £238 -5.00% 2
Abingdon - - - - 2
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) B2C
2 2 (33.33%) Social Network
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) MODX
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) MODX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Network
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2C
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Facebook
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter