The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Wales 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £7.52
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 212 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.70% 65.03% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 138 111
Average daily rate £396 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 15
Average hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £10.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £17.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2B
Wales

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the South Wales region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

B2B
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - - - - 5
B2B
Wales

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
1 3 (75.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) DHTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Manager
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Change Manager
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Trainer
2 2 (50.00%) Trainer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) DHTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCAD
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft