The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 June 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12  
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.75% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.90% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £427 £425
% change year-on-year +2.39% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.61 £30.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% -35.70%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 627 557 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.62% 83.38% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 315 387
Median daily rate £400 £406 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for B2B.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
1 5 (62.50%) D3.js
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
1 5 (62.50%) React
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Java Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Java Technical Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
1 5 (62.50%) D3.js
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
1 5 (62.50%) React
2 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google