The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 122
Rank change year-on-year +11 +23  
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 1.01% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Median daily rate £115 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.90% -36.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -0.81% +7.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +13.63%  

B2B is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1470 1992 2207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.37% 80.26% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1033 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing B2B as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Berkshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2B in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Berkshire

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in Berkshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +1 7 £115 -54.90% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
B2B
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) B2C
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Market Research
5 4 (16.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) French Language
6 3 (12.00%) Global Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) Product Management
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (8.00%) SEO
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) Adobe
7 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (8.00%) B2B Marketing

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) French Language
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 5 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Head of Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Implementation Coordinator
3 3 (12.00%) Software Product Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Account Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Billing Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (4.00%) TRADACOMS
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) B2C
2 4 (16.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Market Research
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Global Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Information Management
3 3 (12.00%) Product Management
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) B2B Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) SEO
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.00%) Google
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