The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 116 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing B2B 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £483 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% +85.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £7.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £7.52
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1846 1469 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.77% 71.24% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 766 941
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2B
England

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -23 1 £350 -33.33% 7
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) B2C
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Insight Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) EDI
3 1 (8.33%) EDIFACT
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) B2C
1 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (8.33%) Aruba
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper