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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 420 381 413
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Contract jobs citing B2C 160 176 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.49% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 100 61
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£450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 22 May 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 -16 80 £475 +11.76% 35
South East -31 28 £400 - 9
East of England +15 22 £400 -5.88%
East Midlands -8 12 £600 +72.66% 12
North West -21 4 £425 -20.93% 3
South West +3 3 £500 +31.57% 3
Midlands - 2 £581 -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 3
North East -11 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 2
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 159 (55.79%) E-Commerce
2 138 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (38.60%) B2B
4 91 (31.93%) Java
5 72 (25.26%) Marketing
6 70 (24.56%) hybris
7 65 (22.81%) Retail
8 55 (19.30%) Scrum
9 52 (18.25%) HTML
10 50 (17.54%) J2EE
11 49 (17.19%) JavaScript
12 48 (16.84%) Finance
13 46 (16.14%) CSS
14 42 (14.74%) CRM
15 41 (14.39%) WebSphere
16 33 (11.58%) SOA
17 32 (11.23%) Web Services
17 32 (11.23%) User Experience
18 31 (10.88%) Analytics
18 31 (10.88%) UNIX
18 31 (10.88%) IBM
19 30 (10.53%) XML
19 30 (10.53%) Spring
20 29 (10.18%) SQL
20 29 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (9.47%) SAP
21 27 (9.47%) Project Management
21 27 (9.47%) Ajax
21 27 (9.47%) Digital Marketing

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (14.39%) WebSphere
2 20 (7.02%) CMS
3 13 (4.56%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.21%) Apache
5 11 (3.86%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.16%) Node.js
7 8 (2.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.46%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.11%) Confluence
10 5 (1.75%) JBoss
10 5 (1.75%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.05%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.05%) WordPress
12 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (3.51%) MS Office
3 9 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.70%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.40%) Magento
3 3 (1.05%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.70%) Optimost
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.21%) SaaS
2 8 (2.81%) PaaS
3 5 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.05%) Google Checkout
4 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.70%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) Responsys
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.81%) Internet
2 5 (1.75%) LAN
2 5 (1.75%) WAN
3 4 (1.40%) NFC
3 4 (1.40%) Firewall
3 4 (1.40%) RFID
4 3 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 2 (0.70%) Extranet
6 1 (0.35%) Skype
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.86%) MySQL
3 8 (2.81%) Big Data
4 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.05%) OLTP
8 3 (1.05%) DB2
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.70%) Redis
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (9.12%) JIRA
2 18 (6.32%) Subversion
3 16 (5.61%) Ant
4 13 (4.56%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.86%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.51%) JUnit
7 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.11%) Grunt
9 5 (1.75%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (1.75%) ERwin
9 5 (1.75%) Toad
9 5 (1.75%) Maven
9 5 (1.75%) Selenium
9 5 (1.75%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.70%) Hudson
12 2 (0.70%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 72 (25.26%) Marketing
2 65 (22.81%) Retail
3 48 (16.84%) Finance
4 19 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.96%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.51%) Banking
6 10 (3.51%) Legal
7 9 (3.16%) Electronics
8 4 (1.40%) Billing
9 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.05%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) French Language
10 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Front Office
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (28.77%) Developer
2 46 (16.14%) Architect
3 43 (15.09%) Analyst
4 41 (14.39%) Project Manager
5 36 (12.63%) Business Analyst
6 28 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (9.12%) Java Developer
7 26 (9.12%) Hybris Developer
8 18 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.96%) Consultant
10 13 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.86%) Agile Business Analyst
12 7 (2.46%) Hybris Consultant
12 7 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.46%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.46%) Marketing Manager
12 7 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.46%) Designer
13 6 (2.11%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.25%) HTML
2 50 (17.54%) J2EE
3 46 (16.14%) CSS
4 32 (11.23%) Web Services
5 30 (10.53%) XML
5 30 (10.53%) Spring
6 27 (9.47%) Ajax
6 27 (9.47%) HTML5
7 25 (8.77%) SOAP
8 23 (8.07%) jQuery
9 17 (5.96%) XHTML
10 16 (5.61%) JSP
11 15 (5.26%) CSS3
11 15 (5.26%) REST
12 14 (4.91%) Spring MVC
13 9 (3.16%) EclipseLink
13 9 (3.16%) JAX-RS
13 9 (3.16%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.16%) TopLink
13 9 (3.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.23%) User Experience
2 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.91%) iPad
5 8 (2.81%) Open Source
6 6 (2.11%) DTV
7 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.40%) Social Media
8 4 (1.40%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.05%) FMCG
10 2 (0.70%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.70%) Statistics
10 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.88%) UNIX
2 24 (8.42%) Linux
3 19 (6.67%) Windows
4 12 (4.21%) Solaris
5 10 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.81%) Android
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.79%) E-Commerce
2 138 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (38.60%) B2B
4 55 (19.30%) Scrum
5 42 (14.74%) CRM
6 33 (11.58%) SOA
7 31 (10.88%) Analytics
8 29 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.47%) Project Management
9 27 (9.47%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (9.12%) TDD
11 25 (8.77%) MVC
11 25 (8.77%) OO
12 24 (8.42%) Content Management
13 23 (8.07%) Business Analysis
14 22 (7.72%) Use Case
15 18 (6.32%) User Stories
15 18 (6.32%) Mentoring
16 17 (5.96%) UML
16 17 (5.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 91 (31.93%) Java
2 49 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 29 (10.18%) SQL
4 11 (3.86%) PHP
4 11 (3.86%) C#
5 9 (3.16%) AWK
5 9 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.40%) Python
7 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.70%) Ruby
8 2 (0.70%) C
8 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) ABAP
9 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (8.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.70%) MCTS
2 2 (0.70%) MCITP
2 2 (0.70%) PMP
2 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PhD
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) COBIT
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Netcool
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (24.56%) hybris
2 31 (10.88%) IBM
3 27 (9.47%) SAP
4 20 (7.02%) Oracle
5 17 (5.96%) Adobe
6 10 (3.51%) Endeca
6 10 (3.51%) Google
6 10 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.16%) Sybase
8 6 (2.11%) ATG
8 6 (2.11%) FatWire
8 6 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.75%) HP
9 5 (1.75%) Omniture
9 5 (1.75%) Demandware
10 4 (1.40%) Syclo
10 4 (1.40%) CA
10 4 (1.40%) Kony
10 4 (1.40%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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