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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 66 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£285 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.63 -
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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
666 778 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.93% 74.95% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 401 244
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £16.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) webMethods
2 3 (37.50%) Drupal
3 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (25.00%) Brand Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software AG
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) E-business
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 1 (12.50%) Blog
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (37.50%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (12.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) webMethods Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Director
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Brand Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) webMethods
2 2 (25.00%) Software AG
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
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