The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 April 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 63
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -1.68% +11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £9.95
% change year-on-year +72.00% +25.62%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 431 475 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.86% 77.49% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 278 291
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 34 51
Median hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £15.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Cambridgeshire