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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 231 198 201
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing B2B 44 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 21
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £146 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +24.80%
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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -6 21 £388 -11.93% 8
Hampshire 0 9 £405 +120.40% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £365 +87.17%
Surrey 0 4 £563 -2.17% 6
Oxfordshire -16 2 £328 - 3
East Sussex -1 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (33.33%) B2C
1 31 (33.33%) Marketing
2 25 (26.88%) E-Commerce
3 20 (21.51%) Analytics
4 19 (20.43%) Project Management
5 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
6 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.13%) HTML
7 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.98%) Finance
9 12 (12.90%) Google
10 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
10 11 (11.83%) Retail
10 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.83%) Adobe
10 11 (11.83%) CSS
11 10 (10.75%) OO
11 10 (10.75%) Java
11 10 (10.75%) SEO
11 10 (10.75%) Spring
11 10 (10.75%) Product Management
12 9 (9.68%) Content Management
12 9 (9.68%) Oracle
12 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
12 9 (9.68%) Web Services
12 9 (9.68%) Social Media
13 8 (8.60%) hybris
13 8 (8.60%) IBM
13 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.30%) Apache
3 4 (4.30%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (3.23%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) WordPress
5 2 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 3 (3.23%) Optimost
2 3 (3.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.08%) Movex
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.38%) Google Checkout
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) DNS
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
2 4 (4.30%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (4.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.23%) MPLS
3 3 (3.23%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.15%) VoIP
4 2 (2.15%) WAN
4 2 (2.15%) DHCP
4 2 (2.15%) GSM
4 2 (2.15%) LAN
4 2 (2.15%) xDSL
4 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) CTI
5 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.08%) SDH
5 1 (1.08%) ADSL
5 1 (1.08%) Broadband
5 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) DB2
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) Ant
3 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.08%) NUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 31 (33.33%) Marketing
2 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.98%) Finance
4 11 (11.83%) Retail
5 4 (4.30%) Billing
5 4 (4.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.23%) Danish Language
6 3 (3.23%) Norwegian Language
6 3 (3.23%) Swedish Language
6 3 (3.23%) Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.15%) Automotive
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 2 (2.15%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Project Manager
1 16 (17.20%) Developer
2 14 (15.05%) Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.45%) Product Manager
5 5 (5.38%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (5.38%) Designer
5 5 (5.38%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.30%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Magento Developer
7 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.15%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) HTML
2 11 (11.83%) CSS
3 10 (10.75%) Spring
4 9 (9.68%) Web Services
5 7 (7.53%) JSP
5 7 (7.53%) J2EE
6 6 (6.45%) Struts
6 6 (6.45%) LAMP
6 6 (6.45%) Ajax
6 6 (6.45%) HTML5
7 5 (5.38%) DHTML
8 4 (4.30%) XML
8 4 (4.30%) jQuery
8 4 (4.30%) RESTful
8 4 (4.30%) WebCenter
9 3 (3.23%) CSS3
9 3 (3.23%) WSDL
9 3 (3.23%) SOAP
10 2 (2.15%) .NET
10 2 (2.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Social Media
2 7 (7.53%) User Experience
2 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.23%) Copywriting
4 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.15%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) B2C
2 25 (26.88%) E-Commerce
3 20 (21.51%) Analytics
4 19 (20.43%) Project Management
5 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.75%) SEO
7 10 (10.75%) OO
7 10 (10.75%) Product Management
8 9 (9.68%) Content Management
9 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.53%) Web Analytics
10 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (6.45%) Scrum
11 6 (6.45%) Migration
11 6 (6.45%) CRM
11 6 (6.45%) SOA
11 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.75%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) PHP
4 5 (5.38%) SQL
5 2 (2.15%) PHP5
6 1 (1.08%) Python
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) MCSA
2 2 (2.15%) CCNA
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.15%) PMP
2 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.08%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Google
2 11 (11.83%) Adobe
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle
4 8 (8.60%) IBM
4 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.60%) hybris
5 6 (6.45%) Marketo
6 5 (5.38%) PayPal
6 5 (5.38%) Eloqua
6 5 (5.38%) Aprimo
6 5 (5.38%) Coremetrics
6 5 (5.38%) SAP
7 4 (4.30%) BMC
7 4 (4.30%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.30%) Remedy
7 4 (4.30%) Infovista
7 4 (4.30%) Amdocs
7 4 (4.30%) Pega
7 4 (4.30%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.30%) Tealeaf
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