Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 October 2018 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.95% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 0.44% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Slough median daily rate £250 - £519
10th Percentile £225 - £508
90th Percentile £541 - £524
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year - +81.03% -

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 277 226 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 81.71% 76.87% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 151 167
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £260
90th Percentile £552 £550 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% +12.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £15.68 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.70 £16.80 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -34.58%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Slough

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Slough

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in Slough over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in Slough

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for B2B.

1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) User Experience
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (80.00%) Vue.js
2 8 (80.00%) Typography
2 8 (80.00%) Infographics
2 8 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 8 (80.00%) InVision
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (80.00%) Interaction Design
2 8 (80.00%) Data Visualisation
2 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) Adobe
2 8 (80.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (10.00%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) SignalR
4 1 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Avro
4 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Docker

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) InVision
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Designer
2 5 (50.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) D3.js
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) LESS
2 1 (10.00%) Lucene
2 1 (10.00%) Memcached
2 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) User Experience
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (80.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Data Visualisation
1 8 (80.00%) Infographics
1 8 (80.00%) Interaction Design
1 8 (80.00%) Prototyping
1 8 (80.00%) Typography
1 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Market Research
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace