The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 141 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.034% 0.039% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.049% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+286.36% +25.71%
B2B
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2345 2034 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.53% 80.24% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1398 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 44 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 6
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) REST
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) WSDL
4 6 (50.00%) B2C
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) BPEL
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (41.67%) WSRP
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) JMS
5 5 (41.67%) OLTP
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (41.67%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) OLAP
6 4 (33.33%) Intranet
6 4 (33.33%) Extranet
6 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) WF
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Extranet
1 4 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) OLTP
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (33.33%) OLAP
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) REST
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Middleware
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) WSDL
3 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 5 (41.67%) JMS
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (41.67%) WSRP
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) WF
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) B2C
2 6 (50.00%) BPEL
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (8.33%) ArchiMate
7 1 (8.33%) BPMN
7 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia