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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 208 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing B2B 57 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 22
Median daily rate £300 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.71% +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
7180 7498 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.59% 79.60% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4392 4364 3776
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 242 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 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 +11 29 £195 -41.79% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £440 +76.00% 4
Hampshire +4 4 £363 -9.37% 4
Oxfordshire +6 2 - - 1
Surrey -7 2 £500 +21.13% 2
West Sussex -13 2 £275 - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (40.20%) Marketing
2 27 (26.47%) Project Management
3 24 (23.53%) B2C
4 22 (21.57%) Marketing Automation
5 21 (20.59%) Marketo
6 20 (19.61%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
7 19 (18.63%) Degree
8 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (16.67%) SaaS
10 15 (14.71%) German Language
10 15 (14.71%) Pay per click
10 15 (14.71%) Internet
10 15 (14.71%) SEO
10 15 (14.71%) Social Media
11 14 (13.73%) Integrated Marketing
11 14 (13.73%) Migration
11 14 (13.73%) DNS
12 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
13 12 (11.76%) Firewall
13 12 (11.76%) Oracle
13 12 (11.76%) Project Planning
13 12 (11.76%) Email Marketing
13 12 (11.76%) Online Marketing
13 12 (11.76%) Data Acquisition
13 12 (11.76%) Brand Awareness
13 12 (11.76%) Digital Media
14 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
14 11 (10.78%) Data Migration

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 9 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Drupal
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Liferay
3 1 (0.98%) MODX
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) MS Office
3 8 (7.84%) ProjectWise
4 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.98%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.94%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.96%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.96%) Movex
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.98%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) SaaS
2 6 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) Internet
2 14 (13.73%) DNS
3 12 (11.76%) Firewall
4 11 (10.78%) VPN
5 9 (8.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (8.82%) SSL
6 8 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (7.84%) FTP
6 8 (7.84%) NetScaler
7 5 (4.90%) Kerberos
7 5 (4.90%) LDAP
8 4 (3.92%) DMZ
9 3 (2.94%) LAN
9 3 (2.94%) PSTN
9 3 (2.94%) SAN
9 3 (2.94%) VoIP
9 3 (2.94%) WAN
10 2 (1.96%) HTTP
10 2 (1.96%) PABX
10 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Big Data
1 2 (1.96%) GIS
1 2 (1.96%) MySQL
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.98%) DB2
2 1 (0.98%) Infinispan
2 1 (0.98%) MS Access
2 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.98%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.98%) Redis
2 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) JUnit
1 5 (4.90%) Mockito
2 4 (3.92%) Grunt
3 3 (2.94%) MSTest
3 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.98%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (40.20%) Marketing
2 15 (14.71%) German Language
3 12 (11.76%) Brand Awareness
4 11 (10.78%) Finance
5 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.90%) Advertising
6 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.90%) Retail
7 3 (2.94%) French Language
7 3 (2.94%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.94%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (2.94%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.96%) Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Billing
9 1 (0.98%) Electronics
9 1 (0.98%) Law
9 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Developer
2 13 (12.75%) Architect
3 11 (10.78%) Marketing Specialist
3 11 (10.78%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Automation Specialist
5 9 (8.82%) Hybris Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Marketing Automation Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Designer
7 5 (4.90%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Account Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Junior
9 3 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) HTML
2 7 (6.86%) CSS
3 6 (5.88%) Java EE
3 6 (5.88%) Spring
3 6 (5.88%) Web Services
4 5 (4.90%) OAuth2
4 5 (4.90%) SAML
4 5 (4.90%) Spring MVC
5 4 (3.92%) LESS
5 4 (3.92%) Middleware
5 4 (3.92%) Sass
5 4 (3.92%) SOAP
5 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.94%) .NET
6 3 (2.94%) JSON
6 3 (2.94%) REST
7 2 (1.96%) EDI
7 2 (1.96%) RESTful
7 2 (1.96%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Social Media
2 12 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.88%) PKI
5 4 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.94%) User Experience
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) Animation
8 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.98%) Life Science
8 1 (0.98%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.96%) Android
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) Project Management
2 24 (23.53%) B2C
3 22 (21.57%) Marketing Automation
4 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (14.71%) Pay per click
6 15 (14.71%) SEO
7 14 (13.73%) Integrated Marketing
7 14 (13.73%) Migration
8 12 (11.76%) Data Acquisition
8 12 (11.76%) Email Marketing
8 12 (11.76%) Online Marketing
8 12 (11.76%) Project Planning
9 11 (10.78%) Data Migration
10 10 (9.80%) Scrum
11 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.82%) TDD
12 8 (7.84%) Analytics
12 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) Java
2 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.88%) SQL
3 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (1.96%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.98%) C
6 1 (0.98%) PHP
6 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Marketo
2 20 (19.61%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.76%) Oracle
5 9 (8.82%) Aprimo
5 9 (8.82%) hybris
6 8 (7.84%) Blue Coat
6 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.84%) Cisco
6 8 (7.84%) Citrix
6 8 (7.84%) F5
6 8 (7.84%) IronPort
7 3 (2.94%) Adobe
7 3 (2.94%) Google
7 3 (2.94%) Tealium
8 2 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Apple
9 1 (0.98%) Informatica
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