The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 122 138 113
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing B2C 23 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £365 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
B2C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2385 2283 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.61% 75.25% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1330 883
Average daily rate £398 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 157 140
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

B2C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

B2C Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Essex +4 15 £450 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -11 4 £225 -47.05% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £401 -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) HTML
3 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 26 (59.09%) CSS
4 23 (52.27%) Java
5 21 (47.73%) XHTML
5 21 (47.73%) HTML5
6 20 (45.45%) OO
6 20 (45.45%) WebSphere
7 18 (40.91%) TDD
8 16 (36.36%) Marketing
8 16 (36.36%) XML
8 16 (36.36%) UNIX
8 16 (36.36%) J2EE
8 16 (36.36%) Ant
9 15 (34.09%) SQL
9 15 (34.09%) Linux
9 15 (34.09%) IBM
9 15 (34.09%) Ajax
10 14 (31.82%) Windows
10 14 (31.82%) Web Services
10 14 (31.82%) Solaris
11 13 (29.55%) User Stories
11 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
12 12 (27.27%) Scrum
12 12 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (25.00%) Web Design
13 11 (25.00%) Content Management
13 11 (25.00%) SOAP
13 11 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.45%) CMS
3 6 (13.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
5 4 (9.09%) GlassFish
5 4 (9.09%) Node.js
6 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (20.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (13.64%) MS Office
4 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Ant
2 10 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 8 (18.18%) JIRA
4 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.36%) Maven
5 4 (9.09%) Grunt
6 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 16 (36.36%) Marketing
2 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 6 (13.64%) Legal
5 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Senior Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) UI Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) UI Programmer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Product Owner
11 1 (2.27%) Test Automation Specialist
11 1 (2.27%) Automation Specialist
11 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 26 (59.09%) CSS
3 21 (47.73%) XHTML
3 21 (47.73%) HTML5
4 16 (36.36%) J2EE
4 16 (36.36%) XML
5 15 (34.09%) Ajax
6 14 (31.82%) Web Services
7 11 (25.00%) SOAP
7 11 (25.00%) CSS3
8 8 (18.18%) JAX-RS
8 8 (18.18%) TopLink
8 8 (18.18%) JAX-WS
8 8 (18.18%) JSP
8 8 (18.18%) EclipseLink
9 6 (13.64%) Spring
10 5 (11.36%) JPA
10 5 (11.36%) REST
10 5 (11.36%) Struts
11 4 (9.09%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Web 2.0
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.82%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) UNIX
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Solaris
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) OO
3 18 (40.91%) TDD
4 13 (29.55%) User Stories
5 12 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (27.27%) Scrum
6 11 (25.00%) Web Design
6 11 (25.00%) Content Management
6 11 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (20.45%) Use Case
7 9 (20.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (18.18%) Information Management
8 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.18%) Change Management
8 8 (18.18%) MVC
8 8 (18.18%) BDD
9 7 (15.91%) Analytics
9 7 (15.91%) SEO
10 6 (13.64%) RAD
11 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) IBM
2 8 (18.18%) Adobe
3 7 (15.91%) FatWire
3 7 (15.91%) Google
4 6 (13.64%) Omniture
5 5 (11.36%) hybris
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) HP