Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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 of England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 176 184
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing B2B 9 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +7.94% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £182 £221
90th Percentile £577 £500 £570
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.27 £20.27
% change year-on-year +19.60% +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 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 4243 3968 4660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.73% 81.46% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2447 2303 2718
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 321 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.90 £24.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +29.37% +2.74%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.64
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2B in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in the East of England

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in the East of England

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B in the East of England.

Contractor 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 25 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
Bedfordshire -13 3 £560 +35.76% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £336 - 2
Essex -13 2 £356 -
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 3
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Wiki
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) B2B Sales
5 1 (11.11%) Online Security
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BMC
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SAP