Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 133 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 -38 +36
Contract jobs citing B2B 22 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.60% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.74% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 32
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -19.05%
10th Percentile £405 £353 £339
90th Percentile £550 £625 £574
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.27 £20.27
% change year-on-year +16.18% +44.41% +93.00%

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 2658 2721 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.27% 82.08% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1727 1610
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £41.00 £39.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 17 November 2017.

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 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
Derbyshire -1 11 £530 +46.21% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £450 -
Northamptonshire +4 3 £500 -4.76%
Leicestershire 0 3 - -
B2B
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for B2B.

1 12 (54.55%) SAP
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (40.91%) Logistics
3 9 (40.91%) ERP
4 8 (36.36%) ABAP
4 8 (36.36%) Presales
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Release Management
6 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Dependency Management
8 3 (13.64%) ArchiMate
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) UML
8 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 2 (9.09%) Informatica
9 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
9 2 (9.09%) ETL
9 2 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (9.09%) GxP
9 2 (9.09%) FTP
9 2 (9.09%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) Python
9 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) InVision
1 1 (4.55%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Protractor
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (27.27%) SAP Architect
3 6 (27.27%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) EDI Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Informatica Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Lean Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Product Trainer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Usability Designer
6 1 (4.55%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) EDI
3 2 (9.09%) EDIFACT
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) XSL
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) LESS
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ERP
1 9 (40.91%) Logistics
2 8 (36.36%) Presales
3 6 (27.27%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Dependency Management
6 3 (13.64%) ArchiMate
6 3 (13.64%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) BPMN
7 2 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) ABAP
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 2 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (9.09%) CDISC
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) GxP
1 2 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.55%) hybris
5 1 (4.55%) OpenText