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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 136 104 118
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+92.00% +4.16%
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
2250 1562 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.18% 70.58% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1024 1300
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 -16 3 - - 5
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
Wiltshire - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Social Media
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) SEO
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) E-business
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Back Office
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) B2C
5 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Ant
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Development
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) SEO
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) E-business
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Facebook
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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