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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 69 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£155 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+92.00% +4.16%
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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
803 727 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.73% 78.76% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 396 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £42.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% +184.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014, 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 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) B2C
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Web Editor
1 2 (40.00%) Web Content Editor
1 2 (40.00%) Content Editor
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) B2C
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware