The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 209 210
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1  
Contract jobs citing B2B 21 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.68% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.83% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 30
Median daily rate £431 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £570 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £427 £425
% change year-on-year +2.39% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.61 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -10.86%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in the South East

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in the South East

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in the South East

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 12 £438 +124.35% 6
Surrey +11 5 £320 -36.00% 6
Hampshire +7 2 £556 +30.88% 12
Oxfordshire -6 1 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire -23 1 - - 2
B2B
England

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 South East region with a requirement for B2B.

1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (21.33%) Marketing
4 15 (20.00%) CRM
5 13 (17.33%) HTML
5 13 (17.33%) CSS
6 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (14.67%) B2C
7 11 (14.67%) Finance
7 11 (14.67%) CSS3
7 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.33%) Degree
9 9 (12.00%) Project Management
9 9 (12.00%) User Experience
9 9 (12.00%) HTML5
10 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.67%) Adobe
11 7 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (9.33%) Change Control
11 7 (9.33%) GPON
12 6 (8.00%) Node.js
12 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.00%) Java
12 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.00%) Banking
12 6 (8.00%) Scrum
13 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
13 5 (6.67%) React

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.67%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.67%) Sprinklr
1 2 (2.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) Maximo
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) GPON
2 3 (4.00%) DOCSIS
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) VDSL
2 3 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Axure RP
1 2 (2.67%) Grunt
1 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Protractor
General
1 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (21.33%) Marketing
3 11 (14.67%) Finance
4 6 (8.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Advertising
5 3 (4.00%) Electronics
5 3 (4.00%) French Language
6 2 (2.67%) Billing
6 2 (2.67%) Publishing
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Architect
2 10 (13.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Marketing Manager
4 8 (10.67%) Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Angular Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Account Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Head of Marketing
9 3 (4.00%) Implementation Coordinator
9 3 (4.00%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) CSS
1 13 (17.33%) HTML
2 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (14.67%) CSS3
3 9 (12.00%) HTML5
4 6 (8.00%) Node.js
5 5 (6.67%) D3.js
5 5 (6.67%) React
6 4 (5.33%) Cocoa
6 4 (5.33%) LESS
6 4 (5.33%) Sass
6 4 (5.33%) Spring
7 3 (4.00%) Middleware
8 1 (1.33%) EDI
8 1 (1.33%) Web Services
8 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.33%) Social Media
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Blog
6 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.00%) CRM
3 11 (14.67%) B2C
4 9 (12.00%) Project Management
5 7 (9.33%) Change Control
6 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (8.00%) Scrum
7 5 (6.67%) Brand Management
7 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Analytics
8 4 (5.33%) Data Management
8 4 (5.33%) Logistics
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) Apple Swift
3 4 (5.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) PMP
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Adobe
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.33%) Google
3 4 (5.33%) Virgin Media
4 3 (4.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.00%) Facebook
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Twitter
5 2 (2.67%) BT
5 2 (2.67%) ESRI
5 2 (2.67%) Huawei
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Selligent
6 1 (1.33%) FNZ
6 1 (1.33%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.33%) Marketo
6 1 (1.33%) Omniture
6 1 (1.33%) Syclo
Southampton, Hampshire
Nakama
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago