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 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-76.00% -
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.34% 64.29% 60.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 34 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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