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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 431 417 408
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing B2C 145 143 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 72
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£466 £406 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 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 +4 76 £500 +25.00% 37
South East -26 27 £428 +0.58% 12
East of England +12 15 £550 - 2
East Midlands -4 11 £613 +76.25% 2
South West -4 7 £418 +9.86% 2
North West -21 5 £450 -16.27% 5
West Midlands -6 2 £288 - 10
Yorkshire - 1 £1,000 - 4
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 155 (59.62%) E-Commerce
2 121 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (33.08%) B2B
4 77 (29.62%) Java
5 64 (24.62%) Retail
6 63 (24.23%) Marketing
7 59 (22.69%) hybris
8 52 (20.00%) Scrum
8 52 (20.00%) HTML
9 49 (18.85%) Finance
10 46 (17.69%) CSS
11 44 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 42 (16.15%) J2EE
13 34 (13.08%) SOA
13 34 (13.08%) Web Services
13 34 (13.08%) XML
14 32 (12.31%) User Experience
14 32 (12.31%) jQuery
15 31 (11.92%) Project Management
16 30 (11.54%) CRM
17 29 (11.15%) UNIX
17 29 (11.15%) Ajax
18 27 (10.38%) SAP
18 27 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (10.38%) CMS
18 27 (10.38%) Spring
19 25 (9.62%) Content Management
19 25 (9.62%) Business Analysis
19 25 (9.62%) SQL
19 25 (9.62%) JIRA

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (10.38%) CMS
2 23 (8.85%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.23%) Confluence
3 11 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.69%) Apache
4 7 (2.69%) Drupal
4 7 (2.69%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.31%) WordPress
5 6 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.92%) Node.js
7 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.77%) FileNet
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Magento
2 5 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.92%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.54%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.15%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.77%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.77%) Optimost
6 1 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) SaaS
2 6 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.54%) RFID
2 4 (1.54%) LAN
2 4 (1.54%) WAN
2 4 (1.54%) NFC
3 3 (1.15%) Firewall
4 2 (0.77%) Extranet
4 2 (0.77%) 3G
4 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.77%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.38%) MySQL
2 9 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.46%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.69%) Big Data
5 5 (1.92%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.15%) OLTP
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) Redis
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.77%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (9.62%) JIRA
2 19 (7.31%) Subversion
3 13 (5.00%) JUnit
4 11 (4.23%) Ant
5 8 (3.08%) Grunt
6 7 (2.69%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.92%) Toad
7 5 (1.92%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (1.92%) ERwin
7 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.15%) Selenium
8 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.38%) RSpec
10 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.38%) XMLUnit
10 1 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 64 (24.62%) Retail
2 63 (24.23%) Marketing
3 49 (18.85%) Finance
4 14 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.23%) Banking
7 8 (3.08%) Electronics
8 5 (1.92%) Legal
9 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.54%) Publishing
10 3 (1.15%) Billing
11 2 (0.77%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Back Office
11 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.77%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) Luxembourgish Language
12 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (26.92%) Developer
2 49 (18.85%) Architect
3 42 (16.15%) Analyst
4 35 (13.46%) Project Manager
4 35 (13.46%) Business Analyst
5 31 (11.92%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.46%) Hybris Developer
7 21 (8.08%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.92%) Consultant
8 18 (6.92%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.23%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.69%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (2.69%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.69%) Hybris Consultant
13 6 (2.31%) Data Modeller
13 6 (2.31%) Digital Project Manager
13 6 (2.31%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.00%) HTML
2 46 (17.69%) CSS
3 42 (16.15%) J2EE
4 34 (13.08%) Web Services
4 34 (13.08%) XML
5 32 (12.31%) jQuery
6 29 (11.15%) Ajax
7 27 (10.38%) Spring
8 25 (9.62%) HTML5
9 23 (8.85%) SOAP
10 20 (7.69%) JSP
11 17 (6.54%) .NET
12 13 (5.00%) XSD
12 13 (5.00%) Spring MVC
12 13 (5.00%) REST
13 12 (4.62%) XHTML
14 11 (4.23%) ASP.NET
14 11 (4.23%) CSS3
15 10 (3.85%) RESTful
16 9 (3.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.31%) User Experience
2 22 (8.46%) iPad
2 22 (8.46%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (2.31%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.92%) DTV
6 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.15%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.77%) FMCG
7 2 (0.77%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Psychology
8 1 (0.38%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.15%) UNIX
2 19 (7.31%) Windows
3 18 (6.92%) Linux
4 12 (4.62%) Android
4 12 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.46%) Solaris
6 7 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (59.62%) E-Commerce
2 121 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (33.08%) B2B
4 52 (20.00%) Scrum
5 34 (13.08%) SOA
6 31 (11.92%) Project Management
7 30 (11.54%) CRM
8 27 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (9.62%) Content Management
9 25 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 24 (9.23%) MVC
11 22 (8.46%) Data Modelling
11 22 (8.46%) Analytics
12 21 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (8.08%) Use Case
13 19 (7.31%) OO
13 19 (7.31%) SEO
13 19 (7.31%) Validation
13 19 (7.31%) Customer Engagement
14 18 (6.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.62%) Java
2 44 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (9.62%) SQL
4 18 (6.92%) C#
5 10 (3.85%) PHP
6 7 (2.69%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.69%) AWK
7 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.15%) ABAP
7 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.77%) Python
8 2 (0.77%) C
9 1 (0.38%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (9.23%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.77%) MCTS
2 2 (0.77%) MCITP
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.38%) PMP
3 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.38%) MBA
3 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.54%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
2 2 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 59 (22.69%) hybris
2 27 (10.38%) SAP
3 18 (6.92%) IBM
4 14 (5.38%) Oracle
5 9 (3.46%) Sybase
5 9 (3.46%) ATG
6 8 (3.08%) FatWire
6 8 (3.08%) Endeca
7 7 (2.69%) Google
7 7 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.31%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.31%) Demandware
9 4 (1.54%) Kony
9 4 (1.54%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 4 (1.54%) Syclo
9 4 (1.54%) CA
10 3 (1.15%) Adobe
10 3 (1.15%) HP
10 3 (1.15%) Omniture
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