The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 137 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing B2C 8 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.29% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.42% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £367 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.76% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £190.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
B2C
England

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
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 29 July 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
Bedfordshire - 4 £475 -
Essex +1 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire -8 1 - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 12 (46.15%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 10 (38.46%) Subversion
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
4 9 (34.62%) XSLT
4 9 (34.62%) B2B
5 8 (30.77%) WSDL
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) Umbraco
8 5 (19.23%) CMS
8 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Marketing
10 3 (11.54%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (11.54%) Axure RP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (19.23%) CMS
1 5 (19.23%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (11.54%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Subversion
2 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Campaign Executive
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 9 (34.62%) XSLT
5 8 (30.77%) WCF
5 8 (30.77%) WSDL
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) JSP
7 2 (7.69%) XHTML
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 9 (34.62%) B2B
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) RUP
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) FatWire
3 1 (3.85%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Vignette
3 1 (3.85%) SAP