The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 418 385 455
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +70
Contract jobs citing B2C 174 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 74 72
Average daily rate £425 £405 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2C
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 81 £425 -1.44% 35
South East +11 50 £406 +1.56% 14
East of England -14 18 £425 - 4
South West -16 8 £380 +8.57% 2
East Midlands - 8 £348 - 3
North West -14 7 £538 +50.34% 5
West Midlands -15 2 - - 1
North East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 3
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 180 (52.79%) E-Commerce
2 93 (27.27%) B2B
3 92 (26.98%) Retail
4 74 (21.70%) Project Management
5 72 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (19.65%) Scrum
7 64 (18.77%) HTML
8 53 (15.54%) Java
9 52 (15.25%) CSS
10 48 (14.08%) Finance
10 48 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (13.20%) JIRA
12 43 (12.61%) MVC
13 42 (12.32%) CRM
14 41 (12.02%) XML
14 41 (12.02%) JavaScript
14 41 (12.02%) hybris
15 40 (11.73%) Marketing
15 40 (11.73%) jQuery
16 39 (11.44%) Business Analysis
17 38 (11.14%) Analytics
18 36 (10.56%) Spring
19 34 (9.97%) Degree
20 29 (8.50%) TDD
21 28 (8.21%) Subversion
21 28 (8.21%) JUnit
21 28 (8.21%) Tomcat
21 28 (8.21%) Web Analytics
21 28 (8.21%) Use Case
22 26 (7.62%) Spring MVC

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (8.21%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.40%) Confluence
3 14 (4.11%) CMS
4 11 (3.23%) Mule
5 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.17%) Drupal
7 4 (1.17%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.88%) Node.js
9 2 (0.59%) IIS
9 2 (0.59%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) Liferay
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.35%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Magento
2 5 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Office 365
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Heroku
3 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.59%) Force.com
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.93%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) VPN
3 4 (1.17%) Firewall
3 4 (1.17%) DNS
3 4 (1.17%) Broadband
4 3 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.88%) SSL
4 3 (0.88%) HTTP
4 3 (0.88%) Extranet
5 2 (0.59%) DMZ
5 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.59%) VoIP
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
5 2 (0.59%) LDAP
5 2 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) MVNO
6 1 (0.29%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.87%) MySQL
2 18 (5.28%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.64%) Hazelcast
5 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.17%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.17%) Big Data
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.59%) Redis
9 2 (0.59%) Voldemort
9 2 (0.59%) BigTable
9 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.59%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (13.20%) JIRA
2 28 (8.21%) Subversion
2 28 (8.21%) JUnit
3 17 (4.99%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.64%) Spring Roo
6 8 (2.35%) Maven
6 8 (2.35%) Axure RP
7 6 (1.76%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.47%) Xcode
9 4 (1.17%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.17%) Selenium
10 3 (0.88%) PhoneGap
10 3 (0.88%) Ant
11 2 (0.59%) JMeter
11 2 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 92 (26.98%) Retail
2 48 (14.08%) Finance
3 40 (11.73%) Marketing
4 15 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.93%) Games
7 6 (1.76%) Front Office
7 6 (1.76%) Back Office
8 5 (1.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (24.93%) Analyst
2 76 (22.29%) Developer
3 70 (20.53%) Business Analyst
4 38 (11.14%) Project Manager
5 37 (10.85%) Architect
6 26 (7.62%) Agile Business Analyst
6 26 (7.62%) Product Manager
7 18 (5.28%) Consultant
8 17 (4.99%) Designer
9 15 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.52%) E-Commerce Manager
10 12 (3.52%) Online Product Manager
11 11 (3.23%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 11 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.93%) User Experience Designer
12 10 (2.93%) Agile Project Manager
13 9 (2.64%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Technical Architect
15 7 (2.05%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (18.77%) HTML
2 52 (15.25%) CSS
3 41 (12.02%) XML
4 40 (11.73%) jQuery
5 36 (10.56%) Spring
6 26 (7.62%) Spring MVC
6 26 (7.62%) .NET
7 25 (7.33%) JSP
8 20 (5.87%) Ajax
9 19 (5.57%) Web Services
10 17 (4.99%) J2EE
10 17 (4.99%) JSON
11 15 (4.40%) XSD
12 14 (4.11%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.52%) Velocity
14 11 (3.23%) REST
14 11 (3.23%) SOAP
15 10 (2.93%) HTML5
16 9 (2.64%) WCF
16 9 (2.64%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 21 (6.16%) iPad
3 20 (5.87%) Social Media
4 13 (3.81%) Open Source
5 8 (2.35%) FMCG
6 6 (1.76%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.76%) Statistics
7 5 (1.47%) Online Games
8 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.17%) iPhone
8 4 (1.17%) Blog
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.88%) EPoS
9 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.59%) PMI
10 2 (0.59%) New Media
10 2 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.40%) UNIX
2 9 (2.64%) Android
2 9 (2.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.35%) Windows
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.88%) Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (52.79%) E-Commerce
2 93 (27.27%) B2B
3 74 (21.70%) Project Management
4 72 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (19.65%) Scrum
6 48 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (12.61%) MVC
8 42 (12.32%) CRM
9 39 (11.44%) Business Analysis
10 38 (11.14%) Analytics
11 29 (8.50%) TDD
12 28 (8.21%) Web Analytics
12 28 (8.21%) Use Case
13 24 (7.04%) SEO
13 24 (7.04%) Unit Testing
14 23 (6.74%) Migration
15 21 (6.16%) OO
15 21 (6.16%) Data Modelling
16 20 (5.87%) Product Management
16 20 (5.87%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.54%) Java
2 41 (12.02%) JavaScript
3 22 (6.45%) SQL
4 21 (6.16%) C#
5 12 (3.52%) C
6 10 (2.93%) PHP
6 10 (2.93%) Groovy
7 4 (1.17%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (9.97%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) ISEB
3 3 (0.88%) MCTS
3 3 (0.88%) MCITP
3 3 (0.88%) IIBA
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.59%) CCNP
5 1 (0.29%) CCNA
5 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.29%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.93%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) vSphere
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (12.02%) hybris
2 17 (4.99%) Oracle
3 12 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.23%) Unica
4 11 (3.23%) Google
4 11 (3.23%) Elastic Path
4 11 (3.23%) ATG
5 7 (2.05%) SAP
5 7 (2.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.76%) Epicor
7 4 (1.17%) Citrix
7 4 (1.17%) Facebook
7 4 (1.17%) Twitter
7 4 (1.17%) Demandware
8 3 (0.88%) Neolane
8 3 (0.88%) Siebel
8 3 (0.88%) Apple
9 2 (0.59%) VMware
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco
9 2 (0.59%) IBM
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hove, Sussex
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hove
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 11 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago