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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 54 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing B2B 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.84% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £206 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
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
575 712 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.97% 75.83% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 437 396
Median daily rate £413 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016, 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 15 (51.72%) Marketing
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (37.93%) Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) Marketing Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (24.14%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) OOD
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (24.14%) MSTest
5 6 (20.69%) Social Media
5 6 (20.69%) REST
5 6 (20.69%) Data Quality
5 6 (20.69%) JSON
5 6 (20.69%) SaaS
5 6 (20.69%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
5 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) SEO

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 7 (24.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Eloqua
2 2 (6.90%) WebTrends
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.45%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) PSTN
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MSTest
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 15 (51.72%) Marketing
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Brand Awareness
3 4 (13.79%) German Language
4 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Marketing Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Product Manager
4 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Software Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing Automation Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing Automation Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Salesforce Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Web Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
2 6 (20.69%) REST
2 6 (20.69%) SOAP
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.69%) Social Media
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Animation
6 1 (3.45%) Blog
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (3.45%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Analytics
1 11 (37.93%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (34.48%) Marketing Automation
3 7 (24.14%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) OOD
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) SDLC
3 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
4 6 (20.69%) Pay per click
4 6 (20.69%) SEO
4 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Data Acquisition
5 4 (13.79%) Email Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) Integrated Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) Online Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.24%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (13.79%) Marketo
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Facebook
4 1 (3.45%) Tealium
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter