The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.21 £11.00
% change year-on-year - -7.15%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 650 742 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.66% 81.99% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 533 473
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Bristol

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for B2B.

1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience Architect
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL