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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 141 151 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +30.00%
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
2269 2614 2408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.21% 78.08% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1737 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 132 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
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 August 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
Wiltshire +8 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Boomi
4 1 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

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 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Planning Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle