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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 123 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.079% 0.40% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.53% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
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£315 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-76.00% -
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
1907 1703 1885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.90% 74.99% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1192 988 956
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £455 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 57
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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
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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 -14 2 £315 +5.00% 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Product Management
3 5 (33.33%) Line Management
3 5 (33.33%) Business Development
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) B2C
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) CMS
4 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (6.67%) Liferay
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Drupal
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) E-business

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Product Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Web Editor
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Product Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Web Content Editor
2 3 (20.00%) Content Editor
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) B2C
1 5 (33.33%) Business Development
1 5 (33.33%) Product Management
1 5 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware