Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 66 92
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.87% 2.04% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.56% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 14
Reading median daily rate £364 £360 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +44.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £214 £175 £200
90th Percentile £464 £390 £305
Berkshire median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Reading median hourly rate - £21.06 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £21.06 £42.50
% change year-on-year +68.61% -50.46% +286.36%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Reading

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Reading

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in Reading

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for B2B.

1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Blog
2 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 3 (27.27%) B2C
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Sprinklr
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Generation
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing Technology
3 2 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) Social Listening
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Facebook
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
3 2 (18.18%) Brand Management
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) WebTrends
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Law

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sprinklr
1 2 (18.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Publishing
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media Manager
2 2 (18.18%) User Researcher
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Email Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior User Researcher
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Marketing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
3 1 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Blog
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (9.09%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) B2C
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
1 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) Brand Management
2 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Generation
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Social Listening
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Facebook
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe