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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 188 222 211
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Contract jobs citing B2B 62 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 25
Median daily rate £375 £384 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £369
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.59 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.59 - £9.00
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
6909 7778 7081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.75% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4778 3950
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 262 264 272
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +72.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 31 £375 +1.35% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £544 +42.15% 5
Oxfordshire -3 5 £415 -12.63% 7
West Sussex - 4 £300 - 1
Surrey +9 3 £375 -46.42% 2
East Sussex +4 3 - -
Hampshire +4 2 £650 +52.94% 1
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 46 (39.66%) Marketing
2 33 (28.45%) Project Management
3 31 (26.72%) B2C
4 27 (23.28%) Digital Marketing
5 24 (20.69%) Degree
5 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (19.83%) Analytics
7 20 (17.24%) HTML
7 20 (17.24%) SEO
7 20 (17.24%) Finance
8 19 (16.38%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (16.38%) Marketing Automation
9 17 (14.66%) SaaS
10 16 (13.79%) Social Media
10 16 (13.79%) Scrum
11 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
11 15 (12.93%) Java
12 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (12.07%) Pay per click
13 13 (11.21%) CRM
13 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.21%) CMS
13 13 (11.21%) Marketo
14 12 (10.34%) User Experience
14 12 (10.34%) TDD
14 12 (10.34%) Internet
14 12 (10.34%) hybris
15 11 (9.48%) Web Services
15 11 (9.48%) Oracle
15 11 (9.48%) MS Office

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 13 (11.21%) CMS
2 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.17%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.31%) Drupal
5 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.86%) MODX
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.48%) MS Office
3 6 (5.17%) ProjectWise
4 5 (4.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.72%) InVision
6 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Eloqua
2 5 (4.31%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.59%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.59%) Infor M3
4 2 (1.72%) Movex
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.86%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) SaaS
2 7 (6.03%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.59%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.59%) PaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Internet
2 7 (6.03%) DNS
3 6 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (5.17%) Firewall
3 6 (5.17%) FTP
3 6 (5.17%) NetScaler
3 6 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (5.17%) SSL
3 6 (5.17%) VPN
4 4 (3.45%) PSTN
4 4 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) JUnit
1 7 (6.03%) Mockito
1 7 (6.03%) MSTest
1 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.31%) Grunt
3 2 (1.72%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (39.66%) Marketing
2 20 (17.24%) Finance
3 10 (8.62%) Brand Awareness
3 10 (8.62%) German Language
4 7 (6.03%) Retail
4 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.45%) Banking
7 3 (2.59%) Billing
7 3 (2.59%) Legal
7 3 (2.59%) Publishing
8 2 (1.72%) Advertising
8 2 (1.72%) Law
9 1 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Developer
2 17 (14.66%) Architect
3 14 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.34%) Hybris Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Marketing Manager
5 10 (8.62%) Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) Consultant
5 10 (8.62%) Designer
6 9 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.17%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
10 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Consultant
10 4 (3.45%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.45%) Marketing Automation Specialist
10 4 (3.45%) Marketing Specialist
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) HTML
2 11 (9.48%) CSS
2 11 (9.48%) Web Services
3 8 (6.90%) .NET
3 8 (6.90%) SOAP
4 7 (6.03%) Java EE
4 7 (6.03%) Spring
4 7 (6.03%) Spring MVC
5 6 (5.17%) EDI
5 6 (5.17%) JSON
5 6 (5.17%) REST
6 5 (4.31%) LESS
6 5 (4.31%) Sass
6 5 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.45%) XML
8 3 (2.59%) HTML5
8 3 (2.59%) J2EE
8 3 (2.59%) Middleware
9 2 (1.72%) CSS3
9 2 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Social Media
2 12 (10.34%) User Experience
3 10 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.62%) Digital Media
4 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.17%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.45%) Copywriting
8 3 (2.59%) Clustering
8 3 (2.59%) Replication
9 2 (1.72%) Animation
9 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.72%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.86%) Blog
10 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.86%) Life Science
10 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.86%) Statistics
10 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Android
1 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) Project Management
2 31 (26.72%) B2C
3 27 (23.28%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (19.83%) Analytics
6 20 (17.24%) SEO
7 19 (16.38%) Marketing Automation
8 16 (13.79%) Scrum
9 14 (12.07%) Pay per click
10 13 (11.21%) CRM
10 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
11 12 (10.34%) TDD
12 11 (9.48%) Integrated Marketing
13 10 (8.62%) Data Acquisition
13 10 (8.62%) Email Marketing
13 10 (8.62%) Migration
13 10 (8.62%) Online Marketing
13 10 (8.62%) Project Planning
13 10 (8.62%) SOA
14 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.93%) Java
2 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.90%) C#
4 7 (6.03%) SQL
5 3 (2.59%) C
6 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.21%) Marketo
4 12 (10.34%) hybris
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle
6 8 (6.90%) Google
7 7 (6.03%) Adobe
8 6 (5.17%) Blue Coat
8 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.17%) Cisco
8 6 (5.17%) Citrix
8 6 (5.17%) F5
8 6 (5.17%) IronPort
9 4 (3.45%) SAP
9 4 (3.45%) Tealium
10 3 (2.59%) Apple
10 3 (2.59%) Aprimo
10 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.72%) Sophos
12 1 (0.86%) Infor
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