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 3 months to 29 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)
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 2.18% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.74% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Reading median daily rate £500 £188 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -20.21%  
10th Percentile £475 £136 £203
90th Percentile £525 £227 £303
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £195 £325
% change year-on-year +124.35% -40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £19.61 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.61 -

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 463 694 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.42% 79.50% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1586 1112
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
10th Percentile £301 £213 £260
90th Percentile £600 £530 £534
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 43
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
90th Percentile £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
% change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  

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 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 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for B2B.

1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) French Language
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Global Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Demand Generation
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Sprinklr
4 2 (20.00%) B2B Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Channel Management
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Facebook
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Brand Management
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Blog
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) CRM

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Sprinklr
1 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) French Language
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Head of Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Account Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Blog
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Demand Generation
1 3 (30.00%) Global Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) B2B Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (20.00%) Brand Management
2 2 (20.00%) Channel Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Facebook
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter