The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.86% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.09% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £415 £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.61% -23.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-71.76% +286.36%

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
577 734 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.93% 78.59% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 442 356
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for B2B.

1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 10 (45.45%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) CRM
4 7 (31.82%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (31.82%) Marketing Automation
4 7 (31.82%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
5 6 (27.27%) Workflow
6 5 (22.73%) SLA
6 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
7 4 (18.18%) Big Data
7 4 (18.18%) Eloqua
7 4 (18.18%) Market Research
7 4 (18.18%) Competitor Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) Product Management
8 3 (13.64%) Social Media
8 3 (13.64%) SaaS
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) MSTest
9 2 (9.09%) JSON

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Eloqua
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.55%) Sprinklr
2 1 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) PSTN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSTest
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.55%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (4.55%) German Language
5 1 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Product Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Software Product Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing Automation Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing Automation Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
3 3 (13.64%) Social Media
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Animation
5 1 (4.55%) Blog
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Analytics
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
2 7 (31.82%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (31.82%) Marketing Automation
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Competitor Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Market Research
5 3 (13.64%) Product Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) B2C
6 2 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) SEO
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Channel Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 5 (22.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Marketo
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter