The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 202 205 200
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing B2B 47 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 26
Average daily rate
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£396 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +150.00%
B2B
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6784 6217 7162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.36% 71.44% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 3457 3422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 318
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the South East

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +26 24 £400 - 9
East Sussex - 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £175 -63.15% 1
Hampshire -12 4 £286 - 5
Middlesex +5 3 £396 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 - - 3
Surrey -3 1 - - 4
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (38.10%) B2C
2 29 (34.52%) Marketing
3 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
4 19 (22.62%) Project Management
4 19 (22.62%) Migration
4 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.24%) HTML
6 16 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (19.05%) Finance
7 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
7 15 (17.86%) CRM
8 12 (14.29%) User Stories
9 11 (13.10%) Web Services
10 10 (11.90%) XML
10 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
10 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 9 (10.71%) jQuery
11 9 (10.71%) Scrum
11 9 (10.71%) .NET
12 8 (9.52%) Internet
12 8 (9.52%) Product Management
12 8 (9.52%) Social Media
12 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.33%) User Experience
13 7 (8.33%) REST
13 7 (8.33%) Analytics
13 7 (8.33%) Use Case
13 7 (8.33%) Business Development
13 7 (8.33%) Degree

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (7.14%) Drupal
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.76%) CMS
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) Liferay
5 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.38%) Maximo
3 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.19%) Cordys
4 1 (1.19%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Force.com
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) MPLS
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.38%) DMVPN
2 2 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.38%) VoIP
2 2 (2.38%) VPN
2 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) Extranet
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.19%) Redis
1 1 (1.19%) Voldemort
1 1 (1.19%) BigTable
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) Toad
3 1 (1.19%) Introscope
General
1 29 (34.52%) Marketing
2 16 (19.05%) Finance
3 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Advertising
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) French Language
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Billing
5 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.57%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Architect
3 12 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Product Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
10 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) Programme Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) Web Services
3 10 (11.90%) XML
4 9 (10.71%) .NET
4 9 (10.71%) jQuery
5 7 (8.33%) REST
5 7 (8.33%) SOAP
6 6 (7.14%) J2EE
7 5 (5.95%) CSS
8 3 (3.57%) Flash
9 2 (2.38%) XHTML
9 2 (2.38%) Middleware
9 2 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.19%) Google Closure
10 1 (1.19%) RESTful
10 1 (1.19%) WebCenter
10 1 (1.19%) HTML5
10 1 (1.19%) EDIFACT
10 1 (1.19%) JRules
10 1 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Social Media
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) User Experience
3 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.95%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (4.76%) FMCG
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.38%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.38%) Animation
7 2 (2.38%) Social Network
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Wiki
8 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) UNIX
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) AIX
2 2 (2.38%) Solaris
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) B2C
2 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
3 19 (22.62%) Project Management
3 19 (22.62%) Migration
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.86%) CRM
5 12 (14.29%) User Stories
6 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.71%) Scrum
7 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.52%) Product Management
9 7 (8.33%) Use Case
9 7 (8.33%) Analytics
9 7 (8.33%) Business Development
9 7 (8.33%) MVC
9 7 (8.33%) E-business
10 6 (7.14%) SEO
10 6 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.95%) Content Management
11 5 (5.95%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.38%) Korn
4 2 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) XPath
5 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.19%) SQL
5 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) PMP
2 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.38%) ACCA
3 2 (2.38%) CIMA
3 2 (2.38%) CCNP
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) AAT
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 4 (4.76%) Eloqua
4 4 (4.76%) Marketo
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.57%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.38%) Ariba
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) Sun
6 2 (2.38%) Siebel
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) Pardot
6 2 (2.38%) Facebook
6 2 (2.38%) Twitter
6 2 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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