The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £10.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -51.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 175 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.00% 87.94% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 29
Average daily rate £376 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £251 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £36.07 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £31.56 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Chester