The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £404 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +12.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
825 635 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.83% 78.30% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 302 253
Average daily rate £408 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) SEO
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSD
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) SEO
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) hybris