Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 219 240
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 +31
Contract jobs citing B2B 25 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 27
City of London median daily rate £490 £493 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +27.10% -6.06%
10th Percentile £175 £363 £240
90th Percentile £660 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £488 £463 £388
% change year-on-year +5.41% +19.35% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6324 5855 7542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4676 5997
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 72
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.84
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.54 £46.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +13.92%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the City of London

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in the City of London

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in the City of London

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for B2B.

1 12 (48.00%) Marketing
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) B2B Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) French Language
5 4 (16.00%) German Language
5 4 (16.00%) Spanish Language
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (16.00%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Social Media
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Outbound Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) Integrated Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) Service Design
7 2 (8.00%) Fintech
7 2 (8.00%) Content Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AdWords
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
1 1 (4.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 3G
1 1 (4.00%) 4G
1 1 (4.00%) BGP
1 1 (4.00%) Broadband
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) LTE
1 1 (4.00%) MPLS
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (48.00%) Marketing
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) French Language
3 4 (16.00%) German Language
3 4 (16.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Designer
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (8.00%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Account Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) ISPF
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) D3.js
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Fintech
2 2 (8.00%) iSeries
2 2 (8.00%) Tandem
2 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) B2B Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Integrated Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Outbound Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Content Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Pay per click
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Design
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.00%) JCL
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com