Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 June 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 120 117
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -16
Contract jobs citing B2B 24 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.90% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.08% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 17
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £213 £356
90th Percentile £513 £538 £685
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.68 - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £19.27
% change year-on-year -35.90% +1.22% +75.14%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,388 2,498 2,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.58% 83.38% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,466 1,563 1,590
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £257 £255 £238
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 74 67
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.03 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.08% -0.40% -4.37%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £41.20
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the East Midlands

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in the East Midlands

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in the East Midlands

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in the East Midlands

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Northamptonshire +1 14 £380 +68.89% 7
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £400 +18.52% 2
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for B2B.

1 15 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (54.17%) User Experience
3 13 (54.17%) Wireframes
3 13 (54.17%) Prototyping
4 12 (50.00%) Legal
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) Marketing
5 11 (45.83%) Usability Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (45.83%) Axure RP
5 11 (45.83%) Benchmarking
5 11 (45.83%) Guerrilla Testing
5 11 (45.83%) InVision
6 10 (41.67%) UserZoom
6 10 (41.67%) Task Model
6 10 (41.67%) Analytics
6 10 (41.67%) User Stories
6 10 (41.67%) Ethnography
6 10 (41.67%) Ethnographic Research
7 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (37.50%) JIRA
8 8 (33.33%) Psychology
8 8 (33.33%) Human Factors
8 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Android
8 8 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (33.33%) HTML

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) InVision
2 10 (41.67%) UserZoom
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Endeca
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Axure RP
2 9 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Legal
2 12 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) User Experience Researcher
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Designer
3 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Process Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
3 1 (4.17%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (54.17%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Android
1 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (54.17%) Prototyping
2 13 (54.17%) Wireframes
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Benchmarking
4 11 (45.83%) Guerrilla Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (45.83%) Usability Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Analytics
5 10 (41.67%) Ethnographic Research
5 10 (41.67%) Ethnography
5 10 (41.67%) Task Model
5 10 (41.67%) User Stories
6 8 (33.33%) Co-Creation
6 8 (33.33%) Cognitive Psychology
6 8 (33.33%) Human Factors
6 8 (33.33%) Psychology
7 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Market Research
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) ATG
2 1 (4.17%) Capita
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow