The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 97 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing B2B 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £52.50
B2B
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1330 1151 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.31% 85.90% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 788 656
Average daily rate £425 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Leeds region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

B2B
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B.

1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) Magento
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA