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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 57 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.30% 2.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £160 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-76.00% -
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
522 297 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.10% 69.07% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 172 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
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 23 October 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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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
Kidlington - - - -
Oxford - - - -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter
1 2 (50.00%) 3D Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) B2C

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) B2C
1 2 (50.00%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter