The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 194 193 197
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing B2B 48 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.62% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 17
Average daily rate
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£396 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.83% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £165 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £462 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -84.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6706 6003 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 70.82% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3681 3231 3265
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 255 323
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
B2B
England

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 July 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 30 July 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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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 +13 23 £440 +60.00% 5
Hampshire -8 7 £184 -57.41%
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £195 -58.94% 5
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
Surrey +1 3 £575 - 6
Middlesex -7 2 £396 -12.00% 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £300 +81.81%
West Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (45.05%) B2C
2 30 (32.97%) E-Commerce
3 22 (24.18%) Marketing
4 18 (19.78%) Project Management
5 17 (18.68%) Migration
6 16 (17.58%) Finance
7 14 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (15.38%) CRM
7 14 (15.38%) HTML
8 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 12 (13.19%) Web Services
10 11 (12.09%) Product Management
11 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.89%) .NET
11 9 (9.89%) Degree
11 9 (9.89%) User Stories
11 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
12 8 (8.79%) Java
12 8 (8.79%) Oracle
12 8 (8.79%) Scrum
13 7 (7.69%) Internet
13 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
13 7 (7.69%) J2EE
13 7 (7.69%) XML
13 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 7 (7.69%) SOAP
13 7 (7.69%) French Language
13 7 (7.69%) Analytics
14 6 (6.59%) REST

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (5.49%) Drupal
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Liferay
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
1 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Project
3 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.20%) Maximo
4 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.10%) Cordys
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.10%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Force.com
1 2 (2.20%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) Wireless
3 2 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.20%) DMVPN
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.20%) VoIP
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) SAN
3 2 (2.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (1.10%) Extranet
4 1 (1.10%) RTP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.20%) Voldemort
1 2 (2.20%) BigTable
1 2 (2.20%) Redis
1 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Introscope
3 1 (1.10%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.10%) Ant
3 1 (1.10%) Toad
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.10%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (24.18%) Marketing
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) French Language
5 5 (5.49%) Retail
6 4 (4.40%) Banking
6 4 (4.40%) Billing
7 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.20%) Games
9 1 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (1.10%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Product Manager
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Architect
4 11 (12.09%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Developer
8 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Relationships Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Business Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Marketing Manager
12 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 2 (2.20%) Mobile Product Manager
12 2 (2.20%) Copywriter
12 2 (2.20%) Procurement Specialist
12 2 (2.20%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) HTML
2 12 (13.19%) Web Services
3 9 (9.89%) .NET
4 7 (7.69%) J2EE
4 7 (7.69%) XML
4 7 (7.69%) SOAP
5 6 (6.59%) REST
5 6 (6.59%) jQuery
6 3 (3.30%) Middleware
6 3 (3.30%) CSS
6 3 (3.30%) Flash
6 3 (3.30%) Spring
7 2 (2.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (2.20%) Google Closure
7 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.20%) XSLT
8 1 (1.10%) EDIFACT
8 1 (1.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.59%) Social Media
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (4.40%) FMCG
5 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.20%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.20%) Animation
6 2 (2.20%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Handset
7 1 (1.10%) PMI
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) Wiki
7 1 (1.10%) CESG
7 1 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.10%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) B2C
2 30 (32.97%) E-Commerce
3 18 (19.78%) Project Management
4 17 (18.68%) Migration
5 14 (15.38%) CRM
6 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.09%) Product Management
8 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.89%) User Stories
9 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.69%) Analytics
11 6 (6.59%) Business Development
11 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) Use Case
11 6 (6.59%) SOA
11 6 (6.59%) SEO
11 6 (6.59%) MVC
11 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) Java
2 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.40%) PHP
4 2 (2.20%) Korn
4 2 (2.20%) C#
4 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) SQL
5 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.30%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MBA
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Google
4 4 (4.40%) SAP
5 3 (3.30%) Metastorm
5 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 3 (3.30%) Marketo
6 2 (2.20%) F5
6 2 (2.20%) Siebel
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.20%) Sun
6 2 (2.20%) Ariba
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.10%) FatWire
7 1 (1.10%) ATG
7 1 (1.10%) Remedy
7 1 (1.10%) webMethods
7 1 (1.10%) Mercator
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