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 23 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 65
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £194 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.80% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.61 £30.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% -35.70%  

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 692 700 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.80% 82.06% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 516 575
Median daily rate £388 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -3.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.25 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Database Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Deduplication

B2B
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Deduplication
1 1 (100.00%) Database Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL