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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 41 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.71% 0.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 214 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.00% 78.39% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 126 130
Median daily rate £340 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 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
Leicester -6 1 £400 +10.34%
B2B
East Midlands

B2B
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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

1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management

B2B
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Digital
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) hybris
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft