Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 1.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Staffordshire median daily rate - £375 -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 210 360 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.40% 83.33% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 228 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £251 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +73.61% +15.20%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £55.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Staffordshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Staffordshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Staffordshire 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
B2B
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) GPON
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPON
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills