The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 196 207 205
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing B2C 11 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 12 (44.44%) B2B
2 9 (33.33%) Games
3 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.93%) Retail
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) Social Media
5 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
6 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) ERP
7 4 (14.81%) hybris
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) J2EE
8 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) OOD
9 2 (7.41%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) DataStage
1 1 (3.70%) QualityStage
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
1 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 9 (33.33%) Games
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 5 (18.52%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
1 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) iOS Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Hybris Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Web Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) PPC Executive
5 1 (3.70%) CRM Programme Manager
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (3.70%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) ODBC
3 1 (3.70%) Flash
3 1 (3.70%) XHTML
3 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) MEAP
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Social Media
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Social Gaming
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) B2B
2 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Groovy
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Retek
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Teradata
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