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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £428 £386
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £30.63 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-64.08% -56.25%
B2B
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
77 47 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 77.00% 57.32% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 73
Average daily rate £250 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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