The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 136 128 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.046% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +24.80%
B2B
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2611 2175 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.58% 77.90% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1112 886
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Scotland region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 1 - -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) PowerExchange
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) E-business
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco