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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 429 470 421
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -49
Contract jobs citing B2C 152 110 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 74
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £676 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £470 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 74 £475 +11.76% 37
West Midlands +5 20 £400 - 4
North West -6 17 £425 -9.57% 4
East Midlands 0 12 £400 - 2
South East -4 11 £435 +2.35% 9
Midlands - 6 - -
East of England -13 5 £450 -20.87% 2
South West -9 4 £438 -16.82% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 4
North East - 1 £650 -
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (37.61%) B2B
3 115 (35.17%) E-Commerce
4 102 (31.19%) Marketing
5 89 (27.22%) Retail
6 84 (25.69%) CRM
6 84 (25.69%) HTML
7 65 (19.88%) Java
8 64 (19.57%) CSS
9 63 (19.27%) CMS
10 62 (18.96%) JavaScript
11 52 (15.90%) hybris
12 50 (15.29%) Web Services
13 49 (14.98%) Finance
13 49 (14.98%) HTML5
13 49 (14.98%) Analytics
13 49 (14.98%) Digital Marketing
14 44 (13.46%) AngularJS
15 42 (12.84%) Mobile App
16 39 (11.93%) Oracle
16 39 (11.93%) Salesforce.com
17 38 (11.62%) Scrum
18 35 (10.70%) SEO
18 35 (10.70%) SOAP
19 34 (10.40%) Project Management
20 33 (10.09%) SOA
20 33 (10.09%) J2EE
20 33 (10.09%) Mobile Development
21 32 (9.79%) SQL
21 32 (9.79%) Spring

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (19.27%) CMS
2 16 (4.89%) Apache Solr
3 14 (4.28%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.67%) Drupal
6 11 (3.36%) Confluence
6 11 (3.36%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.14%) JBoss
8 7 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.14%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (1.83%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.53%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.22%) SAS
11 4 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.92%) Mule
12 3 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (3.06%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.61%) MS Project
5 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Magento
2 6 (1.83%) Fredhopper
2 6 (1.83%) HFM
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.92%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.61%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.61%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.61%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.26%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.81%) SMS
2 4 (1.22%) Extranet
2 4 (1.22%) Intranet
3 3 (0.92%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.81%) Relational Database
1 19 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.67%) MySQL
4 10 (3.06%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (2.75%) Big Data
6 7 (2.14%) OLAP
7 6 (1.83%) Essbase
7 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.53%) OLTP
9 4 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (7.03%) Ant
2 19 (5.81%) JIRA
3 15 (4.59%) JUnit
3 15 (4.59%) Subversion
4 13 (3.98%) Eclipse
5 11 (3.36%) Maven
5 11 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.36%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.14%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.92%) Grunt
11 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.61%) Gradle
11 2 (0.61%) gulp
11 2 (0.61%) JMeter
11 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (31.19%) Marketing
2 89 (27.22%) Retail
3 49 (14.98%) Finance
4 17 (5.20%) Automotive
5 11 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.75%) Legal
7 8 (2.45%) Advertising
7 8 (2.45%) Banking
7 8 (2.45%) Billing
8 7 (2.14%) Back Office
8 7 (2.14%) Electronics
8 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.92%) Games
10 2 (0.61%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (27.22%) Architect
2 86 (26.30%) Developer
3 53 (16.21%) Project Manager
4 52 (15.90%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (10.09%) Analyst
6 31 (9.48%) Web Developer
7 28 (8.56%) Mobile Developer
7 28 (8.56%) Mobile Web Developer
8 27 (8.26%) Digital Architect
9 26 (7.95%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.50%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.89%) Hybris Developer
12 12 (3.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.67%) E-Commerce Architect
12 12 (3.67%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.36%) Lead Developer
14 10 (3.06%) Consultant
14 10 (3.06%) Designer
14 10 (3.06%) Integration Architect
14 10 (3.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (25.69%) HTML
2 64 (19.57%) CSS
3 50 (15.29%) Web Services
4 49 (14.98%) HTML5
5 44 (13.46%) AngularJS
6 35 (10.70%) SOAP
7 33 (10.09%) J2EE
8 32 (9.79%) REST
8 32 (9.79%) Spring
8 32 (9.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (9.48%) XML
10 18 (5.50%) .NET
11 17 (5.20%) Ajax
12 16 (4.89%) jQuery
13 14 (4.28%) Spring MVC
13 14 (4.28%) WCF
14 13 (3.98%) WF
14 13 (3.98%) XHTML
15 12 (3.67%) JSP
16 10 (3.06%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.84%) Mobile App
2 29 (8.87%) User Experience
3 28 (8.56%) Social Media
4 26 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.12%) iPad
6 17 (5.20%) Copywriting
7 10 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.06%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.45%) Taxonomies
9 7 (2.14%) Fintech
10 5 (1.53%) Replication
11 4 (1.22%) Clustering
11 4 (1.22%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.22%) FMCG
11 4 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.92%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.92%) PKI
13 2 (0.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.34%) Windows
2 17 (5.20%) Unix
3 12 (3.67%) Linux
4 10 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.45%) Solaris
6 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (37.61%) B2B
3 115 (35.17%) E-Commerce
4 84 (25.69%) CRM
5 49 (14.98%) Analytics
5 49 (14.98%) Digital Marketing
6 38 (11.62%) Scrum
7 35 (10.70%) SEO
8 34 (10.40%) Project Management
9 33 (10.09%) Mobile Development
9 33 (10.09%) SOA
10 29 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (7.95%) MVC
12 25 (7.65%) OO
13 22 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (6.73%) Change Management
13 22 (6.73%) Content Management
13 22 (6.73%) Waterfall
14 21 (6.42%) SDLC
15 20 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.88%) Java
2 62 (18.96%) JavaScript
3 32 (9.79%) SQL
4 15 (4.59%) PowerShell
5 13 (3.98%) PHP
6 11 (3.36%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.06%) C#
8 8 (2.45%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.14%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.53%) Groovy
10 5 (1.53%) Python
11 4 (1.22%) C++
12 3 (0.92%) Ruby
13 2 (0.61%) ABAP
13 2 (0.61%) AWK
13 2 (0.61%) C
13 2 (0.61%) Perl
14 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (6.12%) Degree
2 10 (3.06%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.75%) PMP
4 3 (0.92%) PCI QSA
5 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) IIBA
6 1 (0.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.31%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.06%) Control-M
2 3 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.92%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Cacti
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (15.90%) hybris
2 39 (11.93%) Oracle
2 39 (11.93%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (8.26%) Google
3 27 (8.26%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.12%) ATG
5 18 (5.50%) Adobe
6 17 (5.20%) ExactTarget
7 13 (3.98%) Endeca
8 12 (3.67%) IBM
9 11 (3.36%) SAP
10 9 (2.75%) Sitecore
11 7 (2.14%) Demandware
12 6 (1.83%) Apigee
12 6 (1.83%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.83%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.53%) Facebook
14 4 (1.22%) Netezza
14 4 (1.22%) Teradata
15 3 (0.92%) FatWire
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