The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 75 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing B2C 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £430 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £450 £404
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.93 - -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
889 1036 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.71% 79.82% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 496 506
Average daily rate £406 £363 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 26
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.67 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Buckinghamshire region.

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Milton Keynes +4 5 £430 +27.40%
B2C
South East

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Automotive
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) ABAP
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) SAP R/3
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (28.57%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
6 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (14.29%) German Language
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (28.57%) SAP R/3
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Strategy Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
1 2 (28.57%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) HP