Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 59 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.53% 0.18% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.24% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Leicestershire median daily rate - - £563
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +23.08% -4.41% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 461 412 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 81.59% 75.74% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 256 216
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £235 £136 £153
90th Percentile £530 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 24
Leicestershire median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +15.70% -24.38%
10th Percentile £8.44 £10.34 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Leicestershire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Leicestershire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Leicestershire 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
Leicester - 3 - -
B2B
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP