The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 430 424 423
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing B2C 161 155 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 88 105
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 - -
B2C
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in England

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in England

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in England

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in England

B2C
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

B2C Hourly Rate Histogram in England

B2C
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +21 75 £425 -15.00% 21
East Midlands +15 26 £525 +400.00% 2
East of England +14 26 £450 +12.50% 5
South East -29 21 £450 +2.27% 7
Yorkshire -27 6 £450 +172.72% 2
West Midlands -5 3 £425 - 1
South West -15 2 £425 +1.79% 2
North West -34 2 £425 -24.44% 2
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 186 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (49.09%) E-Commerce
3 151 (45.76%) B2B
4 103 (31.21%) Java
5 87 (26.36%) Marketing
6 78 (23.64%) hybris
7 74 (22.42%) Retail
8 62 (18.79%) HTML
9 59 (17.88%) Scrum
9 59 (17.88%) Analytics
10 57 (17.27%) J2EE
11 56 (16.97%) Finance
12 54 (16.36%) WebSphere
13 52 (15.76%) JavaScript
14 50 (15.15%) CSS
14 50 (15.15%) User Experience
15 48 (14.55%) CRM
16 47 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (13.94%) Adobe
18 45 (13.64%) CMS
19 39 (11.82%) SOA
19 39 (11.82%) Web Services
19 39 (11.82%) Content Management
20 37 (11.21%) Waterfall
21 35 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
21 35 (10.61%) IBM
22 33 (10.00%) Project Management
22 33 (10.00%) XML
22 33 (10.00%) OO
22 33 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 45 (13.64%) CMS
3 23 (6.97%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.15%) Apache Solr
5 16 (4.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 12 (3.64%) WebSphere Portal
6 12 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (3.03%) Node.js
8 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.12%) JBoss
9 7 (2.12%) Apache
9 7 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.52%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.21%) Commerce Server
12 4 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.21%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.91%) Confluence
14 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.64%) Photoshop
4 11 (3.33%) MS Office
5 8 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.52%) MS Project
7 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.61%) InDesign
9 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.82%) Magento
3 6 (1.82%) Fredhopper
4 4 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.21%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.91%) Optimost
6 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.42%) SaaS
3 6 (1.82%) PaaS
4 5 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.52%) Google Checkout
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Responsys
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Force.com
7 1 (0.30%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Extranet
2 3 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
3 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.30%) SAN
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) NAS
3 1 (0.30%) MVNO
3 1 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.36%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.12%) MySQL
2 7 (2.12%) Big Data
3 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.91%) DB2
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.61%) Redis
7 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.30%) OLTP
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.30%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 28 (8.48%) JIRA
2 25 (7.58%) Ant
3 15 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.24%) Subversion
5 13 (3.94%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.03%) JUnit
7 9 (2.73%) Maven
8 8 (2.42%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.82%) Grunt
10 5 (1.52%) Selenium
11 4 (1.21%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (1.21%) ERwin
11 4 (1.21%) Toad
11 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.91%) Gradle
13 2 (0.61%) Hudson
13 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.61%) Firebug
General
1 87 (26.36%) Marketing
2 74 (22.42%) Retail
3 56 (16.97%) Finance
4 19 (5.76%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.55%) Billing
7 14 (4.24%) Automotive
8 10 (3.03%) Advertising
9 7 (2.12%) Banking
9 7 (2.12%) Electronics
10 6 (1.82%) Legal
10 6 (1.82%) Italian Language
11 5 (1.52%) Publishing
11 5 (1.52%) Front Office
12 4 (1.21%) Swedish Language
13 3 (0.91%) Norwegian Language
13 3 (0.91%) Danish Language
13 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (26.97%) Developer
2 64 (19.39%) Architect
3 49 (14.85%) Analyst
4 42 (12.73%) Business Analyst
5 35 (10.61%) Project Manager
6 30 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
7 28 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (7.27%) Java Developer
9 20 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.55%) Designer
11 14 (4.24%) Hybris Architect
11 14 (4.24%) Consultant
12 13 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
12 13 (3.94%) UI Developer
13 12 (3.64%) UI Programmer
14 11 (3.33%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.73%) Senior UI Developer
16 8 (2.42%) Product Manager
17 7 (2.12%) Senior Java Developer
17 7 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (18.79%) HTML
2 57 (17.27%) J2EE
3 50 (15.15%) CSS
4 39 (11.82%) Web Services
5 33 (10.00%) XML
6 32 (9.70%) HTML5
7 31 (9.39%) Spring
8 27 (8.18%) Ajax
9 24 (7.27%) XHTML
10 23 (6.97%) SOAP
11 22 (6.67%) CSS3
12 21 (6.36%) JSP
13 15 (4.55%) REST
14 13 (3.94%) WebCenter
14 13 (3.94%) jQuery
15 12 (3.64%) Struts
15 12 (3.64%) .NET
16 11 (3.33%) Spring MVC
17 10 (3.03%) AngularJS
17 10 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.15%) User Experience
2 33 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.55%) iPad
5 12 (3.64%) Taxonomies
6 10 (3.03%) Social Media
7 9 (2.73%) Web 2.0
8 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.12%) FMCG
9 6 (1.82%) Ontologies
10 5 (1.52%) Copywriting
11 4 (1.21%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.21%) DTV
12 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.61%) Replication
13 2 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.88%) UNIX
2 23 (6.97%) Linux
3 14 (4.24%) Windows
4 13 (3.94%) Solaris
5 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.21%) Android
7 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (49.09%) E-Commerce
3 151 (45.76%) B2B
4 59 (17.88%) Scrum
4 59 (17.88%) Analytics
5 48 (14.55%) CRM
6 47 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (11.82%) SOA
7 39 (11.82%) Content Management
8 37 (11.21%) Waterfall
9 35 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
10 33 (10.00%) OO
10 33 (10.00%) Project Management
11 31 (9.39%) TOGAF
12 27 (8.18%) TDD
12 27 (8.18%) Zachman Framework
12 27 (8.18%) SEO
13 25 (7.58%) MVC
13 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.21%) Java
2 52 (15.76%) JavaScript
3 31 (9.39%) SQL
4 12 (3.64%) PHP
5 6 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.52%) C#
6 5 (1.52%) AWK
6 5 (1.52%) Python
7 4 (1.21%) Ruby
7 4 (1.21%) C
8 3 (0.91%) Groovy
9 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) ABAP
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.30%) Go
10 1 (0.30%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 21 (6.36%) Degree
2 7 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.52%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.91%) PMP
4 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) HND
6 1 (0.30%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.73%) Netcool
2 2 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.61%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (23.64%) hybris
2 46 (13.94%) Adobe
3 35 (10.61%) IBM
4 30 (9.09%) Oracle
5 29 (8.79%) SAP
5 29 (8.79%) Google
6 18 (5.45%) Sitecore
7 15 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (4.24%) Endeca
9 13 (3.94%) ATG
10 12 (3.64%) Omniture
10 12 (3.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (3.33%) TIBCO
12 10 (3.03%) JDA
12 10 (3.03%) RedPrairie
13 9 (2.73%) BMC
13 9 (2.73%) Remedy
13 9 (2.73%) Infovista
13 9 (2.73%) Pega
13 9 (2.73%) Amdocs
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