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 30 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 103 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.061% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
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
1371 868 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.85% 82.59% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 594 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner