Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 198 212
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing B2B 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.087% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -39.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £278 £320 £551
90th Percentile £457 £360 £584
England median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £12.00 -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.27 £20.27
% change year-on-year +16.18% +44.41% +93.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the South West

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in the South West

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in the South West

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in the South West

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 4 £385 -
Gloucestershire +23 3 £300 - 2
Somerset -1 1 - - 1
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for B2B.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Fintech
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Telesales
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Sales Executive
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Sales Executive
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Hybris Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) B2C
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Telesales
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP