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 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 423 395 407
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing B2C 170 176 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 103 68
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£450 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
38847 37469 31698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.62% 75.37% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 23859 19373
Average daily rate £420 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1110 993
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 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 5 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 +19 84 £498 +17.05% 33
South East -46 33 £400 -1.53% 8
East of England +22 24 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands -8 11 £600 +72.66%
South West 0 5 £425 +11.84% 1
North West -15 5 £438 -18.60% 5
Midlands - 2 £581 -
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £1,000 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £288 - 2
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 166 (58.66%) E-Commerce
2 134 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (36.04%) B2B
4 91 (32.16%) Java
5 69 (24.38%) Marketing
6 67 (23.67%) hybris
7 63 (22.26%) Retail
8 56 (19.79%) Scrum
9 53 (18.73%) HTML
10 51 (18.02%) JavaScript
11 50 (17.67%) Finance
12 49 (17.31%) J2EE
13 48 (16.96%) CSS
14 39 (13.78%) WebSphere
15 38 (13.43%) CRM
16 36 (12.72%) User Experience
17 35 (12.37%) Web Services
18 34 (12.01%) SOA
19 33 (11.66%) XML
19 33 (11.66%) UNIX
20 32 (11.31%) Spring
21 31 (10.95%) SQL
21 31 (10.95%) Ajax
22 28 (9.89%) MVC
22 28 (9.89%) IBM
23 27 (9.54%) Project Management
23 27 (9.54%) OO
23 27 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
23 27 (9.54%) jQuery
24 26 (9.19%) Digital Marketing

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 39 (13.78%) WebSphere
2 25 (8.83%) CMS
3 12 (4.24%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.24%) Apache
4 11 (3.89%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.83%) Confluence
7 7 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.12%) Node.js
9 5 (1.77%) JBoss
9 5 (1.77%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.06%) WordPress
11 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.06%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.71%) FileNet
12 2 (0.71%) Drupal
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.47%) MS Office
5 3 (1.06%) MS Project
6 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.41%) Magento
3 3 (1.06%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.71%) Optimost
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.89%) SaaS
2 7 (2.47%) PaaS
3 4 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.06%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.83%) Internet
2 5 (1.77%) LAN
2 5 (1.77%) WAN
3 4 (1.41%) RFID
3 4 (1.41%) Firewall
3 4 (1.41%) NFC
4 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.71%) Extranet
5 2 (0.71%) 3G
5 2 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) Skype
6 1 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.59%) MySQL
3 9 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.18%) Big Data
4 8 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.06%) OLTP
7 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.06%) DB2
7 3 (1.06%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.71%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) Redis
9 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (9.19%) JIRA
2 18 (6.36%) Subversion
3 16 (5.65%) Ant
4 11 (3.89%) JUnit
4 11 (3.89%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.18%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.77%) Maven
6 5 (1.77%) Selenium
6 5 (1.77%) Toad
6 5 (1.77%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (1.77%) ERwin
6 5 (1.77%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.41%) Grunt
8 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.71%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) Hudson
10 1 (0.35%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 69 (24.38%) Marketing
2 63 (22.26%) Retail
3 50 (17.67%) Finance
4 17 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.01%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.24%) Banking
6 11 (3.89%) Legal
7 9 (3.18%) Electronics
8 4 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Billing
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.71%) Back Office
10 2 (0.71%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 79 (27.92%) Developer
2 51 (18.02%) Architect
3 43 (15.19%) Analyst
4 39 (13.78%) Project Manager
5 36 (12.72%) Business Analyst
6 30 (10.60%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (9.54%) Java Developer
8 24 (8.48%) Hybris Developer
9 21 (7.42%) Consultant
10 20 (7.07%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.18%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.47%) Senior Manager
14 7 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
14 7 (2.47%) Hybris Consultant
15 6 (2.12%) Agile Project Manager
15 6 (2.12%) Data Modeller
15 6 (2.12%) Digital Project Manager
16 5 (1.77%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.73%) HTML
2 49 (17.31%) J2EE
3 48 (16.96%) CSS
4 35 (12.37%) Web Services
5 33 (11.66%) XML
6 32 (11.31%) Spring
7 31 (10.95%) Ajax
8 27 (9.54%) jQuery
9 24 (8.48%) HTML5
9 24 (8.48%) SOAP
10 20 (7.07%) JSP
11 17 (6.01%) XHTML
11 17 (6.01%) REST
12 16 (5.65%) Spring MVC
13 13 (4.59%) .NET
14 12 (4.24%) CSS3
15 11 (3.89%) XSD
16 9 (3.18%) Struts
16 9 (3.18%) TopLink
16 9 (3.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.72%) User Experience
2 23 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.77%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.65%) iPad
5 7 (2.47%) Open Source
5 7 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.12%) DTV
6 6 (2.12%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.41%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Statistics
9 2 (0.71%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.71%) FMCG
10 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.66%) UNIX
2 24 (8.48%) Linux
3 23 (8.13%) Windows
4 13 (4.59%) Android
4 13 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.24%) Solaris
6 10 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (58.66%) E-Commerce
2 134 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (36.04%) B2B
4 56 (19.79%) Scrum
5 38 (13.43%) CRM
6 34 (12.01%) SOA
7 28 (9.89%) MVC
8 27 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (9.54%) Project Management
8 27 (9.54%) OO
9 26 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (9.19%) Analytics
10 25 (8.83%) Content Management
11 23 (8.13%) TDD
11 23 (8.13%) Business Analysis
12 21 (7.42%) Use Case
13 20 (7.07%) Mentoring
14 19 (6.71%) User Stories
15 17 (6.01%) UML
15 17 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.16%) Java
2 51 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 31 (10.95%) SQL
4 15 (5.30%) C#
5 10 (3.53%) PHP
6 9 (3.18%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.18%) AWK
7 4 (1.41%) Python
8 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.71%) C
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) ABAP
10 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (7.77%) Degree
2 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.71%) MCTS
2 2 (0.71%) MCITP
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (23.67%) hybris
2 28 (9.89%) IBM
3 26 (9.19%) SAP
4 19 (6.71%) Oracle
5 12 (4.24%) Adobe
6 10 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.53%) Endeca
6 10 (3.53%) Google
7 9 (3.18%) Sybase
8 8 (2.83%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.83%) FatWire
9 6 (2.12%) ATG
10 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.77%) Demandware
10 5 (1.77%) HP
11 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.41%) CA
11 4 (1.41%) Kony
11 4 (1.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 4 (1.41%) Syclo
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