The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
B2B
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 608 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 77.06% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 408 232
Average daily rate £365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Wales

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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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
South Wales - 3 £425 -
West Wales - 3 £430 -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared