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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 197 234 198
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -36
Contract jobs citing B2B 66 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 27
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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
7082 7720 7015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.73% 79.44% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4323 4724 3946
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 255 265
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

B2B Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +19 34 £375 -11.76% 4
Oxfordshire -2 5 £415 +26.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £380 +4.10% 1
West Sussex - 4 £300 - 1
Hampshire -5 3 £538 +32.71% 1
East Sussex +7 2 - - 1
Surrey +2 2 £375 -33.33% 4
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for B2B.

1 43 (35.83%) Marketing
2 35 (29.17%) B2C
3 28 (23.33%) Project Management
4 25 (20.83%) Degree
5 23 (19.17%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (19.17%) Finance
6 22 (18.33%) SEO
7 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 20 (16.67%) SaaS
9 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.17%) Pay per click
10 17 (14.17%) HTML
10 17 (14.17%) Marketing Automation
11 16 (13.33%) Social Media
11 16 (13.33%) Analytics
11 16 (13.33%) Marketo
11 16 (13.33%) Internet
11 16 (13.33%) German Language
12 15 (12.50%) Java
12 15 (12.50%) Oracle
12 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 15 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (11.67%) DNS
13 14 (11.67%) MS Office
13 14 (11.67%) Integrated Marketing
14 13 (10.83%) Data Acquisition
14 13 (10.83%) Brand Awareness
14 13 (10.83%) Digital Media
14 13 (10.83%) Scrum
14 13 (10.83%) Email Marketing

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (10.00%) CMS
2 9 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.17%) Drupal
4 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.83%) MODX
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.67%) MS Office
3 8 (6.67%) ProjectWise
4 4 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.67%) InVision
5 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.50%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.67%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.67%) Movex
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.83%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.67%) SaaS
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (5.83%) Google Analytics
4 6 (5.00%) Office 365
5 3 (2.50%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (2.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) Internet
2 14 (11.67%) DNS
3 11 (9.17%) Firewall
3 11 (9.17%) VPN
4 9 (7.50%) SSL
5 8 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (6.67%) FTP
5 8 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 5 (4.17%) LDAP
7 4 (3.33%) PSTN
7 4 (3.33%) VoIP
8 3 (2.50%) DMZ
8 3 (2.50%) LAN
8 3 (2.50%) SAN
8 3 (2.50%) WAN
9 2 (1.67%) Intranet
9 2 (1.67%) PABX
9 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.67%) GIS
2 2 (1.67%) MySQL
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.83%) Redis
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MSTest
1 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.83%) JUnit
2 7 (5.83%) Mockito
3 5 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (35.83%) Marketing
2 23 (19.17%) Finance
3 16 (13.33%) German Language
4 13 (10.83%) Brand Awareness
5 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.67%) Retail
7 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (4.17%) Advertising
9 4 (3.33%) Banking
10 3 (2.50%) Billing
10 3 (2.50%) French Language
10 3 (2.50%) Italian Language
10 3 (2.50%) Legal
10 3 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (2.50%) Publishing
10 3 (2.50%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.67%) Law
12 1 (0.83%) Electronics
12 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (16.67%) Developer
2 16 (13.33%) Architect
3 15 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.00%) Consultant
4 12 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Designer
5 10 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) BizTalk Consultant
9 4 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.33%) Escalation Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) HTML
2 11 (9.17%) Web Services
3 9 (7.50%) SOAP
4 8 (6.67%) .NET
4 8 (6.67%) CSS
4 8 (6.67%) Java EE
4 8 (6.67%) JSON
4 8 (6.67%) REST
5 7 (5.83%) Spring
5 7 (5.83%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.17%) LESS
6 5 (4.17%) OAuth2
6 5 (4.17%) SAML
6 5 (4.17%) Sass
6 5 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.33%) Middleware
8 3 (2.50%) EDI
8 3 (2.50%) J2EE
8 3 (2.50%) XML
9 2 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Social Media
2 13 (10.83%) Digital Media
3 12 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.50%) User Experience
5 6 (5.00%) PKI
6 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Clustering
7 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) Animation
8 2 (1.67%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.67%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.83%) Blog
9 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) B2C
2 28 (23.33%) Project Management
3 23 (19.17%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (18.33%) SEO
5 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.17%) Marketing Automation
6 17 (14.17%) Pay per click
7 16 (13.33%) Analytics
8 14 (11.67%) Integrated Marketing
9 13 (10.83%) Data Acquisition
9 13 (10.83%) Email Marketing
9 13 (10.83%) Online Marketing
9 13 (10.83%) Project Planning
9 13 (10.83%) Scrum
10 12 (10.00%) Migration
10 12 (10.00%) SOA
10 12 (10.00%) TDD
11 10 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (7.50%) C#
3 7 (5.83%) SQL
4 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) C
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.33%) Marketo
3 15 (12.50%) Oracle
3 15 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (10.00%) hybris
5 8 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.67%) Cisco
5 8 (6.67%) Citrix
5 8 (6.67%) F5
5 8 (6.67%) Google
5 8 (6.67%) IronPort
6 6 (5.00%) Adobe
7 4 (3.33%) Tealium
8 3 (2.50%) Apple
8 3 (2.50%) Aprimo
8 3 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) Facebook
10 1 (0.83%) Informatica
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