The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £440 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

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
1445 2132 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.91% 82.67% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1148 1256
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 1 £440 +33.33% 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for B2B.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) zOS
2 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Tandem
2 2 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (50.00%) Axway
2 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ISPF
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) B2C
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Axway
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft