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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 60 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £550 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +144.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +33.33%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 678 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.08% 72.67% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 304 273
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) webMethods
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (20.00%) Software AG
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 2 (20.00%) Brand Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress
4 1 (10.00%) Pega
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (10.00%) Blog
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) InDesign
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (20.00%) webMethods Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Director
3 1 (10.00%) Portal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 2 (20.00%) Brand Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
1 3 (30.00%) webMethods
2 2 (20.00%) Software AG
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Infovista
3 1 (10.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (10.00%) Pega
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM