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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 110 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing B2C 22 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.70% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
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£400 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 +17 18 £400 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -3 2 £215 -49.41%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £331 -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) HTML
3 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
4 18 (42.86%) CSS
5 17 (40.48%) TDD
6 16 (38.10%) Marketing
6 16 (38.10%) XHTML
7 15 (35.71%) XML
7 15 (35.71%) OO
8 14 (33.33%) UNIX
8 14 (33.33%) Ant
8 14 (33.33%) SQL
8 14 (33.33%) J2EE
8 14 (33.33%) IBM
8 14 (33.33%) Ajax
8 14 (33.33%) User Stories
9 13 (30.95%) HTML5
9 13 (30.95%) Windows
9 13 (30.95%) Web Services
9 13 (30.95%) Linux
9 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
10 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 12 (28.57%) Solaris
10 12 (28.57%) SOAP
10 12 (28.57%) Content Management
10 12 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (26.19%) Use Case
11 11 (26.19%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.67%) CMS
3 6 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (9.52%) GlassFish
5 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.52%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Ant
2 11 (26.19%) Eclipse
3 8 (19.05%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.90%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) JMeter
6 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) AccuRev
General
1 16 (38.10%) Marketing
2 9 (21.43%) Legal
3 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.90%) Retail
5 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
8 3 (7.14%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Automation Specialist
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
10 1 (2.38%) Product Owner
10 1 (2.38%) Hybris Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (2.38%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 16 (38.10%) XHTML
4 15 (35.71%) XML
5 14 (33.33%) J2EE
5 14 (33.33%) Ajax
6 13 (30.95%) HTML5
6 13 (30.95%) Web Services
7 12 (28.57%) SOAP
8 9 (21.43%) EclipseLink
8 9 (21.43%) JAX-RS
8 9 (21.43%) JAX-WS
8 9 (21.43%) TopLink
9 6 (14.29%) Spring
10 5 (11.90%) Struts
10 5 (11.90%) JSP
11 4 (9.52%) Java SE
11 4 (9.52%) JSR 170
11 4 (9.52%) Spring MVC
11 4 (9.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.14%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.76%) User Experience
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) UNIX
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 15 (35.71%) OO
4 14 (33.33%) User Stories
5 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
6 12 (28.57%) Content Management
6 12 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (26.19%) Use Case
7 11 (26.19%) Scrum
7 11 (26.19%) SOA
8 9 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (19.05%) Information Management
9 8 (19.05%) Change Management
9 8 (19.05%) BDD
10 7 (16.67%) B2B
11 5 (11.90%) Validation
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
11 5 (11.90%) Web Development
12 4 (9.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
1 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) IBM
2 8 (19.05%) Adobe
3 6 (14.29%) FatWire
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) hybris
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Omniture
6 1 (2.38%) Google