Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 108 181
Rank change year-on-year -3 +73 -13
Contract jobs citing B2B 5 11 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.61% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
10th Percentile £474 £339 £336
25th Percentile £537 £378 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £597 £400 £413
Median % change year-on-year +49.31% -3.03% -19.12%
75th Percentile £626 £438 £484
90th Percentile £629 £505 £501
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 1,567 1,799 3,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.98% 82.56% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 1,103 2,069
10th Percentile £163 £240 £285
25th Percentile £300 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £530 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 96 187
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.75 £10.94
25th Percentile £12.53 £15.38 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.44 £21.57 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -14.52% +25.04% -0.40%
75th Percentile £34.54 £47.63 £44.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £58.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% +7.14%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 -2 3 £600 - 5
Essex +20 1 £438 -20.45% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 6
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 (80.00%) B2C
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (60.00%) SAML
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) GCP
2 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (60.00%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (60.00%) Ping Identity
2 3 (60.00%) PingFederate
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (20.00%) CA Gen
4 1 (20.00%) SELCOPY
4 1 (20.00%) RPG/400
4 1 (20.00%) RPG IV

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 (20.00%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) IAM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Access Developer
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) OAuth
1 3 (60.00%) OAuth2
1 3 (60.00%) SAML
2 1 (20.00%) EDI
2 1 (20.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) B2C
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) RPG
3 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (20.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (20.00%) SELCOPY
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (60.00%) PingFederate
1 3 (60.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
1 3 (60.00%) Ping Identity
2 1 (20.00%) IBM