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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 92 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing B2B 13 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.31% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.38% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Median daily rate £488 £381 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.86% -30.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £363 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £505 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.21 £11.00
% change year-on-year - -7.15%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 8 £500 - 3
Leicestershire -5 2 £550 +51.72%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £225 - 2
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (50.00%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) Logistics
2 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Presales
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
3 6 (33.33%) ABAP
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Scorecard
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) B2C
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft

B2B
Top Related 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 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Architect
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Content Editor
4 1 (5.56%) Copywriter
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (5.56%) Web Editor
4 1 (5.56%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 2 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Logistics
2 6 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (33.33%) Presales
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Scorecard
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) Content Writing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) ABAP
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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