The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / Midlands
Rank - 22 22
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.69% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.17% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

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
97 138 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.23% 77.97% 70.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 72 40
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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