The first table below looks at the demand for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 179 200 203
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing B2C 16 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Average daily rate
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£470 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £438 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £625 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.89% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.51 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £190.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4351 5412 5829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.97% 76.12% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 4048 4323
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 95 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.90 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £48.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
B2C
London

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (66.67%) B2B
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) Games
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) hybris
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.33%) Android
7 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Retek
8 1 (4.17%) DataStage
8 1 (4.17%) QualityStage

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) Mule
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DataStage
1 1 (4.17%) QualityStage
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Xcode
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Designer
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Print Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) CRM Manager
4 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (4.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
2 1 (4.17%) XHTML
2 1 (4.17%) ODBC
2 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Social Gaming
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) B2B
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) SEO
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) hybris
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Retek
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata