The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 42 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing B2C 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.91% 1.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
B2C
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 326 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.78% 79.90% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 201 92
Average daily rate £475 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +93.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C across the Bedfordshire region.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
B2C
East of England

B2C
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing B2C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2C.

1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
1 6 (75.00%) B2B
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Retail

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing B2C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
1 6 (75.00%) B2B
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching