The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 478 471 506
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +35
Contract jobs citing B2C 125 150 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 87 53
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £31.98 £39.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.04% -
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing B2C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 81 £425 -5.55% 38
East of England +15 22 £260 -42.22% 1
South East -6 10 £431 -6.75% 5
South West +6 3 £500 +14.28% 1
North West -11 3 £413 +26.92% 2
Yorkshire +19 2 £406 -9.72%
North East -25 2 £325 -51.85%
West Midlands -16 1 £438 +25.00% 4
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing B2C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for B2C.

1 118 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.23%) B2B
3 80 (27.30%) E-Commerce
4 74 (25.26%) Retail
5 70 (23.89%) Marketing
6 64 (21.84%) Analytics
7 63 (21.50%) HTML
8 61 (20.82%) Java
9 58 (19.80%) CSS
10 54 (18.43%) Finance
11 51 (17.41%) JavaScript
12 47 (16.04%) User Experience
13 46 (15.70%) CRM
13 46 (15.70%) Adobe
14 44 (15.02%) CMS
15 41 (13.99%) Web Services
16 38 (12.97%) TDD
17 37 (12.63%) Scrum
18 36 (12.29%) Digital Marketing
19 35 (11.95%) Web Development
20 33 (11.26%) Oracle
21 32 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
22 31 (10.58%) SOA
23 30 (10.24%) SQL
24 29 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (8.87%) Degree
25 26 (8.87%) hybris
26 25 (8.53%) HTML5
26 25 (8.53%) Coaching
27 24 (8.19%) Project Management

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (15.02%) CMS
2 9 (3.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (3.07%) Apache Solr
2 9 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.39%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.39%) Drupal
5 6 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.71%) Apache
7 4 (1.37%) Confluence
7 4 (1.37%) Mule
7 4 (1.37%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.02%) Jetty
8 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.41%) MS Office
3 10 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.41%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.73%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (1.71%) InDesign
6 4 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.02%) InVision
7 3 (1.02%) MS Project
8 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.34%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 22 (7.51%) Unica
2 19 (6.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.37%) Magento
4 4 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.34%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.05%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.02%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (1.02%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) Extranet
1 6 (2.05%) Intranet
2 5 (1.71%) SMS
3 4 (1.37%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) HTTP
4 3 (1.02%) Network Security
4 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Broadband
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.12%) Big Data
2 13 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.39%) Endeca
6 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.05%) OLAP
6 6 (2.05%) OLTP
7 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.68%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.14%) JUnit
2 15 (5.12%) Mockito
3 11 (3.75%) JIRA
4 9 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.73%) Axure RP
6 6 (2.05%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.05%) Maven
6 6 (2.05%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.37%) Grunt
8 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.02%) Bower
8 3 (1.02%) Gradle
9 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.68%) Selenium
9 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.68%) Subversion
9 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (25.26%) Retail
2 70 (23.89%) Marketing
3 54 (18.43%) Finance
4 22 (7.51%) Automotive
5 21 (7.17%) Banking
6 11 (3.75%) German Language
7 10 (3.41%) Legal
8 9 (3.07%) Advertising
9 6 (2.05%) Publishing
9 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.37%) Games
10 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.02%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) Electronics
12 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (25.26%) Developer
2 62 (21.16%) Architect
3 35 (11.95%) Analyst
4 33 (11.26%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (10.24%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.53%) Designer
7 23 (7.85%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.83%) Java Developer
9 15 (5.12%) Hybris Developer
9 15 (5.12%) Lead Architect
9 15 (5.12%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.78%) Digital Business Analyst
10 14 (4.78%) E-Commerce Manager
11 13 (4.44%) Digital Analyst
12 11 (3.75%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.75%) Integration Architect
13 10 (3.41%) Senior Architect
13 10 (3.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.41%) UX Designer
14 9 (3.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.50%) HTML
2 58 (19.80%) CSS
3 41 (13.99%) Web Services
4 25 (8.53%) HTML5
5 24 (8.19%) XML
6 22 (7.51%) JSON
7 21 (7.17%) RESTful
7 21 (7.17%) Spring
8 20 (6.83%) .NET
9 16 (5.46%) CSS3
9 16 (5.46%) REST
10 13 (4.44%) jQuery
11 12 (4.10%) AngularJS
11 12 (4.10%) Java EE
12 11 (3.75%) IBM Integration Bus
12 11 (3.75%) Node.js
13 10 (3.41%) J2EE
13 10 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (3.41%) SOAP
13 10 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.04%) User Experience
2 29 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.48%) Social Media
4 10 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.41%) Statistics
5 8 (2.73%) Copywriting
6 7 (2.39%) iPad
6 7 (2.39%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.05%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.37%) Fintech
8 4 (1.37%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Animation
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) FMCG
9 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.02%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.14%) Unix
2 12 (4.10%) Windows
3 8 (2.73%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.73%) Linux
4 5 (1.71%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.23%) B2B
3 80 (27.30%) E-Commerce
4 64 (21.84%) Analytics
5 46 (15.70%) CRM
6 38 (12.97%) TDD
7 37 (12.63%) Scrum
8 36 (12.29%) Digital Marketing
9 35 (11.95%) Web Development
10 32 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (10.58%) SOA
12 25 (8.53%) Coaching
13 24 (8.19%) Content Management
13 24 (8.19%) Project Management
14 20 (6.83%) Responsive Web Design
14 20 (6.83%) Wireframes
15 18 (6.14%) Refactoring
16 17 (5.80%) Mentoring
17 16 (5.46%) Customer Analytics
17 16 (5.46%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.82%) Java
2 51 (17.41%) JavaScript
3 30 (10.24%) SQL
4 22 (7.51%) PHP
5 13 (4.44%) C#
6 10 (3.41%) Python
7 8 (2.73%) Scala
8 7 (2.39%) R
9 6 (2.05%) PHP 5
10 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.37%) Ruby
11 2 (0.68%) C
11 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.68%) X++
12 1 (0.34%) AWK
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) ES6
12 1 (0.34%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (8.87%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) MCP
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.02%) PMP
3 2 (0.68%) APMG
3 2 (0.68%) APMP
3 2 (0.68%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.44%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.41%) MOM
2 4 (1.37%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.37%) OpenSSO
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.02%) Puppet
4 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) Cacti
5 1 (0.34%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (15.70%) Adobe
2 33 (11.26%) Oracle
3 26 (8.87%) hybris
4 24 (8.19%) Microsoft
5 22 (7.51%) IBM
6 11 (3.75%) MuleSoft
7 8 (2.73%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (2.39%) Facebook
8 7 (2.39%) SAP
8 7 (2.39%) Zend
9 6 (2.05%) ATG
9 6 (2.05%) Google
10 4 (1.37%) Apigee
10 4 (1.37%) BEA
11 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.68%) Ariba
12 2 (0.68%) DoubleClick
12 2 (0.68%) New Relic
12 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
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