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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 467 373 414
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +41
Contract jobs citing B2C 112 183 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 102 77
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -74 41 £425 - 17
South East -25 26 £369 -7.81% 7
East of England -7 15 £358 -10.62% 5
South West - 15 £502 - 4
North West -10 8 - - 6
East Midlands +12 5 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 £475 +20.25% 6
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 6
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 149 (57.98%) E-Commerce
2 107 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (36.19%) B2B
4 66 (25.68%) Java
5 65 (25.29%) Retail
6 63 (24.51%) Scrum
7 59 (22.96%) HTML
8 52 (20.23%) CSS
8 52 (20.23%) Marketing
9 51 (19.84%) XML
10 49 (19.07%) Finance
11 44 (17.12%) User Experience
12 40 (15.56%) jQuery
12 40 (15.56%) JavaScript
13 38 (14.79%) CMS
14 37 (14.40%) Web Services
14 37 (14.40%) JIRA
15 36 (14.01%) hybris
15 36 (14.01%) J2EE
16 35 (13.62%) iPad
17 34 (13.23%) Project Management
17 34 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (12.84%) Ajax
18 33 (12.84%) JSP
19 30 (11.67%) Content Management
19 30 (11.67%) Spring
19 30 (11.67%) MVC
20 28 (10.89%) UNIX
21 27 (10.51%) Validation
21 27 (10.51%) Business Analysis

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (14.79%) CMS
2 21 (8.17%) WebSphere
3 20 (7.78%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.78%) Confluence
4 7 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.72%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.72%) Drupal
5 6 (2.33%) JBoss
5 6 (2.33%) Apache
5 6 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.95%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (1.95%) WordPress
6 5 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.78%) Liferay
9 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 6 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.78%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.95%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.17%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.78%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
5 1 (0.39%) Radian6
5 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.56%) SaaS
2 3 (1.17%) Force.com
3 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.78%) Office 365
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.06%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) Extranet
2 2 (0.78%) 3G
2 2 (0.78%) RFID
2 2 (0.78%) NFC
2 2 (0.78%) FTP
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) VoIP
3 1 (0.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.39%) SMTP
3 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.17%) MySQL
2 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.33%) Big Data
5 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.17%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) OLTP
7 1 (0.39%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 37 (14.40%) JIRA
2 24 (9.34%) Subversion
3 21 (8.17%) JUnit
4 8 (3.11%) Ant
5 7 (2.72%) Grunt
6 6 (2.33%) Axure RP
7 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.17%) Selenium
9 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.39%) Bower
11 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.39%) RSpec
11 1 (0.39%) XMLUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Mocha
11 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.39%) HttpUnit
General
1 65 (25.29%) Retail
2 52 (20.23%) Marketing
3 49 (19.07%) Finance
4 13 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.89%) Legal
7 9 (3.50%) French Language
8 8 (3.11%) Banking
9 7 (2.72%) Games
10 6 (2.33%) Billing
10 6 (2.33%) Advertising
11 5 (1.95%) Back Office
11 5 (1.95%) Electronics
12 4 (1.56%) Dutch Language
13 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.17%) Publishing
14 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.39%) Automotive
15 1 (0.39%) Luxembourgish Language
15 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (24.51%) Developer
2 55 (21.40%) Analyst
3 49 (19.07%) Architect
4 48 (18.68%) Business Analyst
5 30 (11.67%) Consultant
5 30 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (8.17%) Hybris Developer
7 18 (7.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 16 (6.23%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.84%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.06%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (2.72%) User Experience Consultant
12 6 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (2.33%) Web Developer
13 5 (1.95%) .NET Developer
13 5 (1.95%) Business Consultant
13 5 (1.95%) WordPress Developer
13 5 (1.95%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.96%) HTML
2 52 (20.23%) CSS
3 51 (19.84%) XML
4 40 (15.56%) jQuery
5 37 (14.40%) Web Services
6 36 (14.01%) J2EE
7 33 (12.84%) JSP
7 33 (12.84%) Ajax
8 30 (11.67%) Spring
9 24 (9.34%) SOAP
10 21 (8.17%) XSD
11 20 (7.78%) .NET
11 20 (7.78%) Spring MVC
11 20 (7.78%) HTML5
12 13 (5.06%) XHTML
13 11 (4.28%) REST
14 10 (3.89%) .NET Framework
15 9 (3.50%) XSLT
15 9 (3.50%) CSS3
16 8 (3.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.12%) User Experience
2 35 (13.62%) iPad
3 24 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.95%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.45%) Social Media
6 11 (4.28%) Taxonomies
7 9 (3.50%) FMCG
8 8 (3.11%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.33%) DTV
11 5 (1.95%) Open Source
12 4 (1.56%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.17%) Web 2.0
14 2 (0.78%) Statistics
14 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.89%) UNIX
2 17 (6.61%) Windows
3 15 (5.84%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.06%) Android
5 10 (3.89%) Linux
6 8 (3.11%) Solaris
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (57.98%) E-Commerce
2 107 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (36.19%) B2B
4 63 (24.51%) Scrum
5 34 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (13.23%) Project Management
6 30 (11.67%) MVC
6 30 (11.67%) Content Management
7 27 (10.51%) Validation
7 27 (10.51%) Business Analysis
7 27 (10.51%) Unit Testing
8 25 (9.73%) SOA
9 24 (9.34%) Migration
9 24 (9.34%) Analytics
10 23 (8.95%) CRM
11 22 (8.56%) SEO
11 22 (8.56%) Integration Testing
12 19 (7.39%) Use Case
12 19 (7.39%) Data Modelling
12 19 (7.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.68%) Java
2 40 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.00%) SQL
4 14 (5.45%) C#
5 6 (2.33%) PHP
6 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.17%) R
8 2 (0.78%) Scala
8 2 (0.78%) ABAP
8 2 (0.78%) Python
8 2 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Groovy
9 1 (0.39%) FQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) MCTS
2 2 (0.78%) MCITP
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.39%) PMP
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.39%) MBA
3 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (14.01%) hybris
2 17 (6.61%) Endeca
3 16 (6.23%) SAP
4 14 (5.45%) Oracle
5 12 (4.67%) FatWire
6 10 (3.89%) IBM
7 9 (3.50%) ATG
8 8 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.33%) Adobe
10 5 (1.95%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.95%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.56%) Facebook
12 3 (1.17%) Twitter
12 3 (1.17%) Tableau
12 3 (1.17%) Citrix
13 2 (0.78%) CA
13 2 (0.78%) Cisco
13 2 (0.78%) Sybase
13 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.78%) Syclo
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