The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.90% -
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 88 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.09% 77.88% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 85
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £265 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland