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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 195 187 201
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing B2C 8 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 16
Average daily rate
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£319 £490 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.94% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 - -
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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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) B2B
4 7 (38.89%) User Experience
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Advertising
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 3 (16.67%) Content Management
8 3 (16.67%) DoubleClick
8 3 (16.67%) Google
8 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Hybris Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) CSS3
2 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (11.11%) WebRTC
2 2 (11.11%) Underscore.js
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) B2B
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.11%) Open Source
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Web Design
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) UML
9 1 (5.56%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (16.67%) DoubleClick
2 3 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) ATG