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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 August 2022 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 of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 126 129 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 -32 +80
Contract jobs citing B2B 8 2 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.089% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.10% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
10th Percentile £373 - £328
25th Percentile £388 £431 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £438 £388
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% -13.89%
75th Percentile £481 £444 £438
90th Percentile £508 - £505
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.23 - -
England median hourly rate £46.50 £30.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year +55.00% -55.56% +42.11%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,123 1,926 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.58% 85.71% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,135 791
10th Percentile £235 £156 £250
25th Percentile £399 £300 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 224 74
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.18
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.72 £15.13
Median hourly rate £26.99 £16.13 £25.35
Median % change year-on-year +67.38% -36.39% +44.86%
75th Percentile £56.00 £33.94 £48.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.90 £59.08
England median hourly rate £31.85 £23.00 £25.17
% change year-on-year +38.48% -8.60% +9.41%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing B2B as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the East of England

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing B2B in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for B2B in the East of England

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing B2B in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for B2B in the East of England

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing B2B in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for B2B in the East of England

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +8 3 £375 -14.29% 4
Suffolk - 3 £525 - 2
Cambridgeshire -16 1 £425 - 6
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 6
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Pricing Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Business Case
3 2 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) RTCP
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) IBM

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Apigee
3 1 (12.50%) Azure
3 1 (12.50%) BigCommerce
3 1 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
3 1 (12.50%) PowerApps
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) IPv4
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) RTCP
1 1 (12.50%) RTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Business Case
3 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Pricing Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Data Collection
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) Design Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Epics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Technology Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) NN4M
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore