Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 20 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +18
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.31% 1.05% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.21% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Luton median daily rate £550 £413 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +175.00% -74.47%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £560 £413 £294
% change year-on-year +35.76% +40.43% -53.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 293 247 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.28% 86.06% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 157 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Luton

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Luton region with a requirement for B2B.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat