Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 129 142
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -26
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.75% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
East Midlands median daily rate £366 £500 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.75% +40.35% -13.64%
10th Percentile £305 £380 £316
90th Percentile £528 £550 £445
England median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year - +0.43% +62.09%

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 2,196 2,677 2,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.28% 84.05% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,436 1,698 1,690
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £247 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 98 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.65%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.79 £8.76
90th Percentile £32.50 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £413 +6.45% 1
Northamptonshire -12 3 £305 -44.55% 3
Leicestershire +10 2 - - 2
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) B2B Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping

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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) InVision
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Apigee
2 1 (10.00%) npm
2 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience Researcher
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Copywriter
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (10.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) Swagger
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) B2B Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Cognitive Psychology
3 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Ethnography
3 1 (10.00%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Task Model
3 1 (10.00%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) hybris