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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 57 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.40% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £263 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.52% -24.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £293 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+92.00% +4.16%
B2B
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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
589 733 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.08% 73.30% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 331 282
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) B2C
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) CIMA
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Siebel
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Force.com
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) ACCA
4 2 (25.00%) AAT

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Force.com
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) Voldemort
1 1 (12.50%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Google Closure
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) B2C
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CIMA
1 2 (25.00%) ACCA
1 2 (25.00%) AAT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (25.00%) Siebel
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Omniture
2 1 (12.50%) Google