The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £30.63 -
% change year-on-year
-64.08% -
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County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 65 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 74.75% 64.36% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 91
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast