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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £400 £469
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 - -

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
229 277 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.13% 87.11% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 197 240
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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