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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 132 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing B2C 2 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.071% 0.55% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.74% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £426 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +16.78%
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
1979 2032 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.40% 74.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1071 625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 66
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £166.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015. 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
Reading -2 2 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
B2C
South East

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Marketing
3 6 (46.15%) B2B
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Drupal
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (23.08%) Email Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) E-business
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) ATG
7 2 (15.38%) CMS
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Drupal
2 2 (15.38%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Liferay
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Grunt
General
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Social Media Manager
3 2 (15.38%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Content Editor
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) B2B
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Email Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) E-business
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) ATG
1 2 (15.38%) hybris
1 2 (15.38%) Demandware
2 1 (7.69%) Omniture
2 1 (7.69%) DoubleClick