The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £52.50
B2B
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 267 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.09% 75.64% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 169 271
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 8
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Somerset