The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
B2B
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 80.95% 68.54% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £134 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim