The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 83 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.77% 0.051% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £510 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-71.76% +286.36%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1194 1622 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.26% 83.14% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 1092 1010
Median daily rate £403 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 8 £510 +126.66% 1
Bradford - 3 - - 1
B2B
Yorkshire

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 9 (52.94%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) EJB
3 6 (35.29%) Servlets
3 6 (35.29%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) JMS
3 6 (35.29%) Middleware
3 6 (35.29%) EAI
3 6 (35.29%) Mule
3 6 (35.29%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) MuleSoft
3 6 (35.29%) Mule ESB
3 6 (35.29%) API Development
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
4 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (29.41%) B2C
5 3 (17.65%) OLTP
5 3 (17.65%) OLAP
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Intranet
5 3 (17.65%) Extranet

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (35.29%) Mule
1 6 (35.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Extranet
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) OLAP
1 3 (17.65%) OLTP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Integration Developer
1 6 (35.29%) MuleSoft Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Transformation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Transformation Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) EJB
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 6 (35.29%) JMS
2 6 (35.29%) Middleware
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) Servlets
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) API Development
2 6 (35.29%) EAI
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) B2C
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
3 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) QMS
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
4 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft