The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 18 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 Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.68% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £371 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.47% +16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £7.52
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 215 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.15% 79.63% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 176 189
Average daily rate £413 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2B
Wiltshire

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

B2B
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) X.509
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior WebLogic Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle