The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 63 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £253 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £434 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +11.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%
B2B
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
739 620 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.26% 70.45% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 345 366
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Reading

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (100.00%) Marketing
2 14 (73.68%) Aprimo
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) Eloqua
2 14 (73.68%) Marketo
2 14 (73.68%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Power BI
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) BT
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) OLAP
1 2 (10.53%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Automation Specialist
1 14 (73.68%) Marketing Automation Specialist
1 14 (73.68%) Marketing Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) OLAP Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Sales Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Marketing Automation
1 14 (73.68%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Business Development
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Aprimo
1 14 (73.68%) Marketo
2 2 (10.53%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia