The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 23 27
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.30% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.15% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
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- £463 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
- +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +92.00%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 127 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 75.85% 72.99% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 67
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands