The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 115 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing B2C 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £448 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.72% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
B2C
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2014 1984 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 73.40% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1008 1038
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 43 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £123.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough - 3 £420 -
Reading -3 2 £500 -
B2C
South East

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (46.15%) B2B
1 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (23.08%) hybris
4 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) CMS
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Hybris Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) B2B
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) SOLID
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Multivariate Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (23.08%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) ATG
3 1 (7.69%) Maxymiser
3 1 (7.69%) SAP