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 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 124 119 142
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing B2C 20 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.41% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.58% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
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£388 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
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 - - -
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
2370 1721 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.20% 71.15% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 909 1101
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 140 178
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £46.00 £40.00
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 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 24 October 2014.

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
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 24 October 2014. 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 -13 8 £450 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £631 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) B2B
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) Retail
5 9 (32.14%) User Experience
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) J2EE
7 7 (25.00%) CSS
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Usability Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Information Architecture
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (21.43%) Axure RP
8 6 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
8 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) RUP
9 5 (17.86%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Axure RP
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) User Experience Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Campaign Executive
8 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) J2EE
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) XHTML
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) WebCenter
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) WSDL
7 2 (7.14%) TopLink
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Solaris
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) B2B
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) SOA
5 6 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Usability Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Information Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) RUP
6 5 (17.86%) Content Management
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Validation
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Use Case
8 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (10.71%) User Stories
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.57%) SEO
10 1 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) FatWire
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Vignette
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Facebook
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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