The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 138 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing B2B 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £200 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £375 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £555 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2285 2290 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.17% 76.67% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1517 1570
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 97 124
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Bristol +1 4 £194 -48.33% 7
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West region with a requirement for B2B.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Database Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Frameworx
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) MVNO
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Broadband
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) MVNO
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Designer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) OSS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Frameworx
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (10.00%) Database Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle