The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 25 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 108 123
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Average daily rate
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- £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -84.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2217 1520 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.81% 70.80% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 991 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 69 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
B2B
England

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the South West

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the South West region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol - - - - 6
Dorset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 3
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) WebSockets
4 2 (22.22%) Facebook
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Ant

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior WebLogic Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) WebSockets
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) SEO
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 1 (11.11%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
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