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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 41 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs citing B2B 20 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.66% 0.41% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 0.54% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Median daily rate £255 £250 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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
578 737 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.96% 75.36% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 471 320
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
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 29 August 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 28 (63.64%) Marketing
2 20 (45.45%) Degree
3 19 (43.18%) SaaS
4 17 (38.64%) Pay per click
4 17 (38.64%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (38.64%) SEO
5 16 (36.36%) German Language
5 16 (36.36%) Marketo
5 16 (36.36%) Marketing Automation
6 15 (34.09%) Social Media
6 15 (34.09%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (29.55%) Digital Media
7 13 (29.55%) Online Marketing
7 13 (29.55%) Email Marketing
7 13 (29.55%) Project Planning
7 13 (29.55%) Data Acquisition
7 13 (29.55%) Brand Awareness
7 13 (29.55%) Integrated Marketing
8 12 (27.27%) MS Office
9 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
10 9 (20.45%) MSTest
10 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (18.18%) REST
11 8 (18.18%) JSON
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.18%) .NET

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 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Office
2 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) WebTrends
2 3 (6.82%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (2.27%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) SaaS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Google Analytics
3 4 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
1 4 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 4 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) PSTN
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MSTest
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (63.64%) Marketing
2 16 (36.36%) German Language
3 13 (29.55%) Brand Awareness
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (11.36%) Advertising
6 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (6.82%) French Language
7 3 (6.82%) Italian Language
7 3 (6.82%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (6.82%) Retail
7 3 (6.82%) Spanish Language
8 2 (4.55%) Law
8 2 (4.55%) Legal
9 1 (2.27%) Billing
9 1 (2.27%) Publishing
9 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Account Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Automation Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Designer
4 3 (6.82%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Junior
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing Automation Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing Officer
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
1 8 (18.18%) JSON
1 8 (18.18%) REST
1 8 (18.18%) SOAP
1 8 (18.18%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) OAuth2
3 4 (9.09%) SAML
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Social Media
2 13 (29.55%) Digital Media
3 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.09%) PKI
5 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Animation
6 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (4.55%) Video Editing
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Blog
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Digital Marketing
1 17 (38.64%) Pay per click
1 17 (38.64%) SEO
2 16 (36.36%) Marketing Automation
3 13 (29.55%) Data Acquisition
3 13 (29.55%) Email Marketing
3 13 (29.55%) Integrated Marketing
3 13 (29.55%) Online Marketing
3 13 (29.55%) Project Planning
4 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 8 (18.18%) OO
5 8 (18.18%) OOD
5 8 (18.18%) SDLC
5 8 (18.18%) SOA
6 7 (15.91%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) B2C
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Marketo
2 15 (34.09%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) Tealium
5 3 (6.82%) Aprimo
6 2 (4.55%) Adobe
7 1 (2.27%) Facebook
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Twitter