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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 469 450 446
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing B2C 168 171 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 87
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £305 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 +6 79 £475 +11.76% 51
South East +17 35 £425 - 14
Yorkshire +7 12 £425 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -22 12 £380 -20.00% 4
East of England +10 10 £425 +2.40% 2
South West +9 9 £430 +32.30%
East Midlands -24 8 £475 +8.57%
North West +4 2 £438 +2.94% 4
Midlands - 1 £500 -
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 150 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.92%) B2B
3 90 (30.51%) E-Commerce
4 88 (29.83%) Retail
5 71 (24.07%) Java
6 69 (23.39%) Marketing
7 68 (23.05%) HTML
8 64 (21.69%) CSS
9 63 (21.36%) Scrum
10 50 (16.95%) Finance
11 44 (14.92%) hybris
11 44 (14.92%) User Experience
12 43 (14.58%) JavaScript
13 41 (13.90%) Spring
14 39 (13.22%) Web Services
15 36 (12.20%) Web Development
16 34 (11.53%) MVC
17 33 (11.19%) Digital Marketing
18 31 (10.51%) TDD
19 29 (9.83%) SQL
20 28 (9.49%) JUnit
20 28 (9.49%) jQuery
20 28 (9.49%) Analytics
21 25 (8.47%) Microsoft
21 25 (8.47%) HTML5
21 25 (8.47%) Degree
22 24 (8.14%) Unix
22 24 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
23 23 (7.80%) XML
23 23 (7.80%) J2EE

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 20 (6.78%) CMS
1 20 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.08%) Confluence
3 9 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.69%) Apache
5 5 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.36%) JBoss
7 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.68%) Jetty
8 2 (0.68%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (4.07%) Photoshop
3 11 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.71%) MS Office
6 7 (2.37%) MS Excel
7 4 (1.36%) InDesign
7 4 (1.36%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.02%) InVision
9 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.36%) Magento
3 3 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.02%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.39%) Office 365
3 9 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.36%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.68%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Yammer
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.71%) Intranet
2 6 (2.03%) DNS
2 6 (2.03%) Extranet
3 5 (1.69%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.69%) LDAP
4 4 (1.36%) Internet
5 3 (1.02%) Broadband
6 2 (0.68%) HTTP
6 2 (0.68%) SMS
7 1 (0.34%) ADSL
7 1 (0.34%) Firewall
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.42%) MySQL
2 10 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.03%) OLAP
4 6 (2.03%) OLTP
5 5 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.02%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.68%) DB2
8 2 (0.68%) GIS
8 2 (0.68%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Big Data
9 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (9.49%) JUnit
2 19 (6.44%) JIRA
2 19 (6.44%) Subversion
3 16 (5.42%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.07%) Mockito
5 10 (3.39%) Maven
6 8 (2.71%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.37%) Gradle
7 7 (2.37%) Grunt
8 6 (2.03%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.36%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.02%) Bower
10 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.02%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.68%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 88 (29.83%) Retail
2 69 (23.39%) Marketing
3 50 (16.95%) Finance
4 19 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.41%) Electronics
6 11 (3.73%) Automotive
7 10 (3.39%) Advertising
8 9 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.71%) German Language
10 6 (2.03%) Games
10 6 (2.03%) Publishing
11 4 (1.36%) Banking
11 4 (1.36%) French Language
12 3 (1.02%) Italian Language
12 3 (1.02%) Legal
12 3 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (1.02%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (31.19%) Developer
2 50 (16.95%) Architect
3 41 (13.90%) Analyst
4 35 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 31 (10.51%) Hybris Developer
6 30 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 27 (9.15%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.80%) Project Manager
9 22 (7.46%) Designer
10 20 (6.78%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.78%) Senior Architect
11 15 (5.08%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.75%) Agile Business Analyst
12 14 (4.75%) Lead Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Consultant
13 12 (4.07%) Mobile Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Mobile Web Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.39%) E-Commerce Analyst
14 10 (3.39%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.05%) HTML
2 64 (21.69%) CSS
3 41 (13.90%) Spring
4 39 (13.22%) Web Services
5 28 (9.49%) jQuery
6 25 (8.47%) HTML5
7 23 (7.80%) J2EE
7 23 (7.80%) XML
8 21 (7.12%) .NET
8 21 (7.12%) AngularJS
8 21 (7.12%) Spring MVC
9 19 (6.44%) Ajax
10 18 (6.10%) RESTful
10 18 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (5.42%) XSD
12 15 (5.08%) Java EE
13 13 (4.41%) JSP
14 11 (3.73%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.73%) SOAP
15 9 (3.05%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.92%) User Experience
2 23 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.46%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.08%) Social Media
5 8 (2.71%) iPad
6 5 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.69%) PKI
6 5 (1.69%) Statistics
6 5 (1.69%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.36%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.36%) Fintech
7 4 (1.36%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.36%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.14%) Unix
2 14 (4.75%) Windows
3 10 (3.39%) Linux
4 9 (3.05%) Android
4 9 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.37%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.92%) B2B
3 90 (30.51%) E-Commerce
4 63 (21.36%) Scrum
5 36 (12.20%) Web Development
6 34 (11.53%) MVC
7 33 (11.19%) Digital Marketing
8 31 (10.51%) TDD
9 28 (9.49%) Analytics
10 24 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (7.46%) CRM
12 20 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.78%) Project Management
13 19 (6.44%) Coaching
13 19 (6.44%) OO
13 19 (6.44%) Unit Testing
14 15 (5.08%) Mobile Development
15 14 (4.75%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.75%) Data Management
15 14 (4.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.07%) Java
2 43 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 29 (9.83%) SQL
4 12 (4.07%) C#
5 6 (2.03%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.69%) Python
7 4 (1.36%) AWK
7 4 (1.36%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.36%) PHP
7 4 (1.36%) Ruby
8 3 (1.02%) C
9 2 (0.68%) SQR
9 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) ABAP
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.68%) MBA
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) APMP
4 1 (0.34%) MCP
4 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PMP
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) QA
2 7 (2.37%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) Docker
3 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.34%) Cacti
2 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (14.92%) hybris
2 25 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.46%) SAP
4 19 (6.44%) Oracle
5 18 (6.10%) Adobe
6 8 (2.71%) ATG
7 6 (2.03%) Endeca
8 5 (1.69%) Facebook
9 4 (1.36%) Google
9 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.02%) IBM
11 2 (0.68%) Demandware
11 2 (0.68%) Sonatype
11 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.34%) New Relic
12 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Talend
12 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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