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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -44.18%
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Cheshire

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
98 180 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.99% 87.38% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 17
Average hourly rate £18.03 £34.06 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.62 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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