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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 116 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing B2C 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £453 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £473 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
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
1844 1830 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.06% 70.41% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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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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
Reading +19 4 £275 -
Bracknell -1 3 £175 -61.11%
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
B2C
South East

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) E-Commerce
2 18 (66.67%) B2B
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Migration
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 12 (44.44%) Marketing
6 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) JIRA
8 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
9 6 (22.22%) User Stories
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) French Language
9 6 (22.22%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
10 5 (18.52%) CRM
10 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (14.81%) XML
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) MVC
12 3 (11.11%) E-business
12 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 3 (11.11%) CSS
12 3 (11.11%) SOAP
12 3 (11.11%) Web Services
12 3 (11.11%) Internet
12 3 (11.11%) REST

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (44.44%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) French Language
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.70%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Social Media Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Marketing Executive
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware
4 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) E-Commerce
2 18 (66.67%) B2B
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Migration
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) CRM
8 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
9 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.81%) MVC
10 3 (11.11%) E-business
10 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 3 (11.11%) Email Marketing
10 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (7.41%) BDD
11 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (7.41%) Use Case
11 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) hybris
1 2 (7.41%) Demandware
1 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.41%) Omniture
1 2 (7.41%) Metastorm
1 2 (7.41%) ATG
2 1 (3.70%) DoubleClick