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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 49 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2C 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.42% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£588 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
430 189 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 68.23% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 90 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Luton - 1 £588 -
B2C
East of England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) B2B
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSLT
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) WSDL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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