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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 423 409 393
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing B2C 161 150 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 106 118
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.62% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
London -24 74 £500 +17.64% 44
South East +13 34 £440 +53.04% 5
East of England -20 16 £400 +25.00% 5
Midlands +19 14 - -
West Midlands - 8 - - 1
South West -29 7 £418 +7.74% 6
East Midlands +6 5 £105 - 2
Yorkshire +6 4 £165 -53.52% 4
North West +4 4 £563 +80.00% 4
North East - - - - 1
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 182 (54.01%) E-Commerce
2 126 (37.39%) B2B
3 103 (30.56%) Retail
4 94 (27.89%) Scrum
5 87 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (21.07%) HTML
6 71 (21.07%) Java
7 65 (19.29%) Finance
8 61 (18.10%) JIRA
9 60 (17.80%) hybris
10 59 (17.51%) XML
11 58 (17.21%) Project Management
12 54 (16.02%) CSS
12 54 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (14.24%) MVC
14 47 (13.95%) CRM
15 46 (13.65%) Marketing
15 46 (13.65%) jQuery
16 44 (13.06%) Business Analysis
17 40 (11.87%) Spring
17 40 (11.87%) Analytics
18 37 (10.98%) Degree
18 37 (10.98%) JSP
19 36 (10.68%) iPad
20 35 (10.39%) Unit Testing
21 34 (10.09%) JavaScript
21 34 (10.09%) Subversion
22 33 (9.79%) J2EE
23 32 (9.50%) Ajax
24 31 (9.20%) Oracle

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (8.90%) Tomcat
1 30 (8.90%) CMS
2 26 (7.72%) Confluence
3 16 (4.75%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.97%) Apache
4 10 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.37%) Drupal
5 8 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.78%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.48%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.19%) SAS
10 3 (0.89%) IIS
10 3 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.89%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.59%) Liferay
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.19%) SPSS
4 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.19%) Magento
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.59%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) SaaS
1 4 (1.19%) Office 365
2 3 (0.89%) Force.com
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) PaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Responsys
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.53%) Internet
2 4 (1.19%) Extranet
3 2 (0.59%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.59%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.61%) MySQL
2 17 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.37%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.89%) Big Data
6 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.59%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) DataStage
8 1 (0.30%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.30%) Essbase
8 1 (0.30%) Redis
8 1 (0.30%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 61 (18.10%) JIRA
2 34 (10.09%) Subversion
3 28 (8.31%) JUnit
4 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.48%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.89%) Ant
6 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.89%) Selenium
6 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.59%) Xcode
8 1 (0.30%) Bower
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) Grunt
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
General
1 103 (30.56%) Retail
2 65 (19.29%) Finance
3 46 (13.65%) Marketing
4 20 (5.93%) Games
5 12 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.67%) Back Office
6 9 (2.67%) French Language
7 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.48%) Advertising
8 5 (1.48%) Legal
9 4 (1.19%) Billing
10 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.59%) Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (26.11%) Analyst
2 68 (20.18%) Developer
2 68 (20.18%) Business Analyst
3 55 (16.32%) Architect
4 31 (9.20%) Consultant
5 30 (8.90%) Agile Business Analyst
6 27 (8.01%) Hybris Developer
7 25 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (6.82%) Project Manager
9 18 (5.34%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 12 (3.56%) Product Manager
11 11 (3.26%) Technical Architect
11 11 (3.26%) Lead Developer
12 10 (2.97%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.67%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.67%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.67%) Senior Architect
14 8 (2.37%) ScrumMaster
14 8 (2.37%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.07%) HTML
2 59 (17.51%) XML
3 54 (16.02%) CSS
4 46 (13.65%) jQuery
5 40 (11.87%) Spring
6 37 (10.98%) JSP
7 33 (9.79%) J2EE
8 32 (9.50%) Ajax
9 31 (9.20%) Web Services
10 27 (8.01%) Spring MVC
10 27 (8.01%) XSD
11 25 (7.42%) .NET
12 17 (5.04%) SOAP
13 16 (4.75%) XSLT
14 14 (4.15%) ASP.NET
15 12 (3.56%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.26%) HTML5
17 8 (2.37%) REST
17 8 (2.37%) JMX
17 8 (2.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.68%) iPad
2 22 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.34%) Social Media
4 13 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.26%) Taxonomies
6 10 (2.97%) FMCG
7 8 (2.37%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.37%) Open Source
8 5 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.19%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.19%) New Media
9 4 (1.19%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.89%) Online Games
10 3 (0.89%) Social Network
10 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.61%) UNIX
2 15 (4.45%) Android
3 12 (3.56%) Windows
4 10 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.08%) Linux
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (54.01%) E-Commerce
2 126 (37.39%) B2B
3 94 (27.89%) Scrum
4 87 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (17.21%) Project Management
6 54 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (14.24%) MVC
8 47 (13.95%) CRM
9 44 (13.06%) Business Analysis
10 40 (11.87%) Analytics
11 35 (10.39%) Unit Testing
12 31 (9.20%) Use Case
13 29 (8.61%) Migration
13 29 (8.61%) SEO
14 28 (8.31%) Integration Testing
15 27 (8.01%) Customer Engagement
16 26 (7.72%) Content Management
17 25 (7.42%) Data Modelling
18 24 (7.12%) Validation
19 23 (6.82%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.07%) Java
2 34 (10.09%) JavaScript
3 23 (6.82%) SQL
4 17 (5.04%) C#
5 8 (2.37%) Ruby
5 8 (2.37%) C
6 6 (1.78%) PHP
7 3 (0.89%) R
7 3 (0.89%) Scala
8 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.59%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) FQL
9 1 (0.30%) PHP5
9 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (10.98%) Degree
2 4 (1.19%) MCITP
2 4 (1.19%) MCTS
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.19%) ISEB
3 3 (0.89%) PMP
4 2 (0.59%) IIBA
4 2 (0.59%) MBA
4 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.23%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.59%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (17.80%) hybris
2 31 (9.20%) Oracle
3 19 (5.64%) Endeca
4 18 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (4.75%) ATG
6 13 (3.86%) JBoss
7 9 (2.67%) SAP
8 7 (2.08%) Adobe
9 6 (1.78%) Facebook
9 6 (1.78%) Citrix
10 5 (1.48%) IBM
10 5 (1.48%) FatWire
10 5 (1.48%) Twitter
11 4 (1.19%) Eloqua
11 4 (1.19%) Microsoft
12 3 (0.89%) Siebel
12 3 (0.89%) Metastorm
12 3 (0.89%) Tableau
12 3 (0.89%) Google
13 2 (0.59%) Zend
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