The table below looks at the statistics for B2C 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 B2C over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £426 £373
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
B2C
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
135 182 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.88% 87.50% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 31
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Chester