Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 163 180
Rank change year-on-year +81 +17 +19
Contract jobs citing B2B 9 12 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.37% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 25
Median daily rate £375 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £363 £298 £200
90th Percentile £548 £515 £556
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.06 -
% change year-on-year +2.23% - -

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 1,096 3,222 4,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.92% 83.88% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 1,936 2,559
Median daily rate £425 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £220 £219 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 204 221
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +0.17% -42.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.83 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.66%

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 28 November 2020.

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 28 November 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +53 6 £375 -16.67% 6
Essex +4 3 - - 1
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 (44.44%) B2C
1 4 (44.44%) 3G
1 4 (44.44%) UTRAN
1 4 (44.44%) 2G
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) 5G
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (44.44%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (33.33%) hybris
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban

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 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) 2G
1 4 (44.44%) 3G
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
1 4 (44.44%) 5G
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (44.44%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Product Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) RAN Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) B2C
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
1 4 (44.44%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) hybris
1 3 (33.33%) SAP