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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 431 437 406
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing B2C 168 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 86 98
Average daily rate
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£425 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
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
40278 37760 34988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.89% 76.47% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26689 23812 21696
Average daily rate £422 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1067 1098 1032
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
London +14 77 £425 -5.55% 49
East Midlands +11 28 £438 +316.66% 1
South East -27 28 £425 - 16
East of England +16 23 £415 +0.60% 1
Yorkshire -22 4 £450 +172.72% 2
North West -21 2 £425 -19.04% 3
South West -2 1 - - 1
West Midlands -2 1 £475 - 3
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (51.79%) E-Commerce
3 155 (46.13%) B2B
4 103 (30.65%) Java
5 92 (27.38%) Marketing
6 84 (25.00%) hybris
7 77 (22.92%) Retail
8 65 (19.35%) Scrum
9 60 (17.86%) Finance
9 60 (17.86%) Analytics
10 59 (17.56%) HTML
11 56 (16.67%) J2EE
11 56 (16.67%) WebSphere
12 54 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (15.77%) User Experience
14 52 (15.48%) JavaScript
15 51 (15.18%) CRM
16 49 (14.58%) CSS
17 38 (11.31%) IBM
18 37 (11.01%) Digital Marketing
19 36 (10.71%) Waterfall
19 36 (10.71%) Web Services
19 36 (10.71%) XML
20 35 (10.42%) SQL
20 35 (10.42%) Adobe
20 35 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (10.12%) TOGAF
22 33 (9.82%) SOA
22 33 (9.82%) SAP
23 32 (9.52%) Content Management

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.63%) CMS
3 24 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 14 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 12 (3.57%) Apache
6 12 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
7 11 (3.27%) Node.js
8 8 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.49%) JBoss
10 5 (1.49%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.19%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.89%) WordPress
12 3 (0.89%) Confluence
13 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 20 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.57%) MS Office
4 10 (2.98%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.79%) MS Project
6 3 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.60%) InDesign
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.49%) Optimost
4 4 (1.19%) Fredhopper
4 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.19%) Magento
5 3 (0.89%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.89%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.85%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.68%) SaaS
3 7 (2.08%) PaaS
4 5 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.49%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Responsys
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
6 1 (0.30%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) Internet
2 3 (0.89%) Extranet
2 3 (0.89%) LAN
2 3 (0.89%) WAN
2 3 (0.89%) Intranet
3 2 (0.60%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) RFID
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) NFC
4 1 (0.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.30%) NAS
4 1 (0.30%) MVNO
4 1 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.38%) MySQL
3 7 (2.08%) Big Data
4 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.89%) DB2
6 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.89%) Redis
7 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.60%) OLTP
7 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.30%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (8.33%) JIRA
2 19 (5.65%) Ant
3 15 (4.46%) Subversion
3 15 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.27%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.38%) JUnit
5 8 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.08%) Grunt
6 7 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (1.49%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (1.49%) ERwin
7 5 (1.49%) Toad
7 5 (1.49%) Maven
7 5 (1.49%) Selenium
7 5 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.60%) Hudson
9 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
General
1 92 (27.38%) Marketing
2 77 (22.92%) Retail
3 60 (17.86%) Finance
4 21 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.95%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.46%) Billing
7 8 (2.38%) Banking
7 8 (2.38%) Advertising
8 7 (2.08%) Publishing
8 7 (2.08%) Electronics
9 6 (1.79%) Legal
9 6 (1.79%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.49%) Front Office
11 4 (1.19%) Automotive
12 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Games
12 3 (0.89%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.89%) Swedish Language
12 3 (0.89%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (27.68%) Developer
2 61 (18.15%) Architect
3 46 (13.69%) Analyst
4 39 (11.61%) Project Manager
5 38 (11.31%) Business Analyst
6 30 (8.93%) Hybris Developer
7 28 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 22 (6.55%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.76%) Consultant
10 13 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.87%) Designer
11 12 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (3.27%) Hybris Architect
13 9 (2.68%) UI Developer
13 9 (2.68%) Product Manager
14 8 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (2.38%) UI Programmer
15 7 (2.08%) Hybris Consultant
15 7 (2.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (17.56%) HTML
2 56 (16.67%) J2EE
3 49 (14.58%) CSS
4 36 (10.71%) Web Services
4 36 (10.71%) XML
5 32 (9.52%) HTML5
6 30 (8.93%) Spring
7 27 (8.04%) Ajax
8 24 (7.14%) SOAP
9 22 (6.55%) XHTML
10 20 (5.95%) CSS3
11 19 (5.65%) JSP
12 16 (4.76%) .NET
12 16 (4.76%) REST
12 16 (4.76%) jQuery
13 13 (3.87%) WebCenter
14 12 (3.57%) Spring MVC
15 11 (3.27%) Struts
16 9 (2.68%) AngularJS
17 8 (2.38%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.77%) User Experience
2 35 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.55%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.46%) iPad
5 10 (2.98%) Taxonomies
6 9 (2.68%) Web 2.0
6 9 (2.68%) Social Media
7 7 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.79%) Ontologies
9 5 (1.49%) Copywriting
9 5 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.19%) FMCG
10 4 (1.19%) DTV
11 3 (0.89%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.60%) Replication
12 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.23%) UNIX
2 28 (8.33%) Linux
3 15 (4.46%) Windows
4 14 (4.17%) Solaris
5 10 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.79%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (51.79%) E-Commerce
3 155 (46.13%) B2B
4 65 (19.35%) Scrum
5 60 (17.86%) Analytics
6 54 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (15.18%) CRM
8 37 (11.01%) Digital Marketing
9 36 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 34 (10.12%) TOGAF
11 33 (9.82%) SOA
12 32 (9.52%) Content Management
13 31 (9.23%) OO
14 30 (8.93%) Project Management
14 30 (8.93%) TDD
15 28 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
16 26 (7.74%) Business Analysis
17 25 (7.44%) MVC
18 23 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (6.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.65%) Java
2 52 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.42%) SQL
4 10 (2.98%) PHP
5 9 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.68%) AWK
6 8 (2.38%) C#
7 5 (1.49%) Python
8 4 (1.19%) Ruby
9 3 (0.89%) C
10 2 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.30%) ABAP
11 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.30%) Go
11 1 (0.30%) SOQL
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.89%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.60%) PMP
4 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.68%) Netcool
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (25.00%) hybris
2 38 (11.31%) IBM
3 35 (10.42%) Adobe
4 33 (9.82%) SAP
5 30 (8.93%) Oracle
5 30 (8.93%) Google
6 14 (4.17%) Endeca
7 13 (3.87%) Sitecore
7 13 (3.87%) Omniture
7 13 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.27%) TIBCO
8 11 (3.27%) Microsoft
9 10 (2.98%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.98%) JDA
9 10 (2.98%) RedPrairie
10 9 (2.68%) Pega
10 9 (2.68%) BMC
10 9 (2.68%) Amdocs
10 9 (2.68%) Remedy
10 9 (2.68%) Infovista
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