The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £7.93 - -
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
264 321 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.08% 84.03% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 228 219
Median daily rate £463 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing B2C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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