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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 198 204 184
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing B2B 58 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £375 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £30.63 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-64.08% -56.25%
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
7455 6645 5693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.20% 72.61% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4157 3629 2892
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 271 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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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 -4 19 £400 -11.11% 6
Surrey +9 17 £350 -13.84% 5
Hampshire -5 8 £375 -31.81% 2
Kent -2 4 £445 -28.80%
West Sussex - 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £325 -18.75% 5
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 37 (38.14%) Marketing
2 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.65%) HTML
4 20 (20.62%) Retail
5 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.56%) CSS
6 18 (18.56%) B2C
7 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
8 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.43%) Project Management
10 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
10 13 (13.40%) CRM
11 11 (11.34%) Advertising
11 11 (11.34%) Web Services
11 11 (11.34%) Degree
11 11 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (10.31%) Drupal
12 10 (10.31%) Email Marketing
12 10 (10.31%) Content Management
13 9 (9.28%) jQuery
13 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.28%) PHP
13 9 (9.28%) VoIP
13 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.28%) CMS
14 8 (8.25%) Finance
14 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
14 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (8.25%) Avaya

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (10.31%) Drupal
2 9 (9.28%) CMS
3 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.22%) WordPress
4 5 (5.15%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (5.15%) Lync
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.03%) MODX
7 1 (1.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) MS Project
6 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.09%) Summit
3 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.06%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) VoIP
2 5 (5.15%) Intranet
3 4 (4.12%) VPN
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 3 (3.09%) DHCP
4 3 (3.09%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) MPLS
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.03%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.03%) CTI
6 1 (1.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.03%) Broadband
6 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Grunt
2 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.06%) Bower
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (38.14%) Marketing
2 20 (20.62%) Retail
3 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
4 11 (11.34%) Advertising
5 8 (8.25%) Finance
6 6 (6.19%) Electronics
7 4 (4.12%) Banking
8 3 (3.09%) Japanese Language
9 1 (1.03%) Automotive
9 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Architect
2 13 (13.40%) Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Consultant
4 11 (11.34%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Marketing Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Architect
7 5 (5.15%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Marketing Assistant
9 3 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.09%) CRM Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.06%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.06%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) HTML
2 18 (18.56%) CSS
3 11 (11.34%) Web Services
4 9 (9.28%) jQuery
5 8 (8.25%) HTML5
5 8 (8.25%) CSS3
6 5 (5.15%) Application Packaging
6 5 (5.15%) XSL
6 5 (5.15%) XSLT
7 4 (4.12%) SOAP
7 4 (4.12%) REST
8 3 (3.09%) RESTful
8 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.09%) JSON
9 2 (2.06%) DHTML
9 2 (2.06%) SAML
9 2 (2.06%) LAMP
9 2 (2.06%) Spring
9 2 (2.06%) Ajax
9 2 (2.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Social Media
2 8 (8.25%) Digital Media
3 7 (7.22%) FMCG
4 6 (6.19%) E-Learning
4 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.15%) User Experience
5 5 (5.15%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.06%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.03%) Open Source
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) B2C
2 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.43%) Project Management
4 13 (13.40%) CRM
5 11 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (10.31%) Email Marketing
6 10 (10.31%) Content Management
7 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.25%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.19%) Online Marketing
10 6 (6.19%) Marketing Management
11 5 (5.15%) Information Architecture
11 5 (5.15%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.15%) Analytics
11 5 (5.15%) Migration
11 5 (5.15%) Telemarketing
11 5 (5.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.28%) PHP
3 2 (2.06%) Perl
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) MCSA
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.15%) MCSE
3 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.15%) MCTS
3 5 (5.15%) MCITP
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) CCNA
5 3 (3.09%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) ACCA
6 1 (1.03%) CIMA
6 1 (1.03%) MBA
6 1 (1.03%) CCNP
6 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Avaya
3 5 (5.15%) Citrix
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
3 5 (5.15%) Sonus
4 4 (4.12%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) webMethods
5 3 (3.09%) Mitel
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle
5 3 (3.09%) Eloqua
6 2 (2.06%) Marketo
6 2 (2.06%) Software AG
6 2 (2.06%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.06%) Tealeaf
6 2 (2.06%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.03%) F5
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
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