Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 99 115
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.56% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.67% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £544 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.23% +53.71% +76.88%
10th Percentile £307 £194 £250
90th Percentile £358 £655 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £384 £385
% change year-on-year +13.93% -0.26% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £36.00
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +57.78% -47.06% +286.36%

B2B is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1950 1492 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.80% 84.06% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 814 1137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £240 £238
90th Percentile £537 £548 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.86% +25.23%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in Buckinghamshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 11 £325 -43.48%
High Wycombe -11 2 £333 -
B2B
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) EDI
2 9 (69.23%) EAI
2 9 (69.23%) SMTP
2 9 (69.23%) FTP
2 9 (69.23%) HTTP
2 9 (69.23%) XML Schema
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) ActionScript
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) SSL
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) ebXML
2 9 (69.23%) Internet
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (69.23%) webMethods
2 9 (69.23%) RosettaNet
2 9 (69.23%) Data Security
2 9 (69.23%) cXML
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 9 (69.23%) DataPower
2 9 (69.23%) ActionScript 3.0
2 9 (69.23%) ActionScript 2.0
2 9 (69.23%) High Availability
2 9 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (69.23%) API Development
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Social Media
4 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WordPress
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) FTP
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
1 9 (69.23%) Internet
1 9 (69.23%) SMTP
1 9 (69.23%) SSL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) EAI Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Online Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Product Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) cXML
1 9 (69.23%) ebXML
1 9 (69.23%) EDI
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) DataPower
1 9 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) Social Media
3 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) API Development
1 9 (69.23%) Data Security
1 9 (69.23%) EAI
1 9 (69.23%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) ActionScript
2 9 (69.23%) ActionScript 2.0
2 9 (69.23%) ActionScript 3.0
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
1 9 (69.23%) webMethods
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com