Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 January 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)
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 52 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +84
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 0.87% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
East of England median daily rate £600 £325 £431
% change year-on-year +84.62% -24.64% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 308 435 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.02% 81.46% 88.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 294 519
Median daily rate £448 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% -10.00% +4.60%
10th Percentile £235 £197 £323
90th Percentile £582 £588 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £446
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 30
Median hourly rate £29.50 £17.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.03% +8.33% -46.83%
10th Percentile £12.34 £13.50 £12.41
90th Percentile £51.00 £22.24 £47.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.78 £17.97
% change year-on-year +96.91% -1.09% -34.65%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing B2B as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Essex

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing B2B in Essex.

Daily rate trend for B2B in Essex

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Basildon - 3 - - 1
B2B
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for B2B.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
1 3 (100.00%) SAP