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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / East of England
Rank 125 114 113
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £525 £493 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -21.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £408
% change year-on-year - -1.84%  
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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1771 1959 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.56% 80.78% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1166 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.00 £42.50
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Bedfordshire -2 2 £525 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -10 1 - - 6
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) hybris
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (25.00%) Silverpop
4 2 (25.00%) Personalization
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (25.00%) Pega
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Unica
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SAP

B2B
Top Related 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%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (25.00%) Unica
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Hybris Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) JPA
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
4 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Personalization
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) hybris
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Pega
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago