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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 18 20
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 3.33% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.35% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-42.67% +256.81%
B2B
England

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
96 138 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.64% 76.67% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 76 46
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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