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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 466 456 484
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Contract jobs citing B2C 159 180 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 80
Median daily rate £428 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.34 -
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -
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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +18 101 £450 +5.88% 30
South East +29 33 £356 -8.65% 7
West Midlands -25 10 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England -17 5 £413 -8.33% 5
South West +13 3 £388 -8.82% 2
North East - 3 £338 -
North West +10 2 £350 -17.64% 4
East Midlands -27 2 - - 3
B2C
UK

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 145 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (35.55%) B2B
3 88 (29.24%) E-Commerce
4 84 (27.91%) Retail
5 80 (26.58%) Marketing
6 66 (21.93%) HTML
7 62 (20.60%) Java
8 58 (19.27%) CSS
9 56 (18.60%) Analytics
10 51 (16.94%) Finance
11 50 (16.61%) Scrum
12 45 (14.95%) User Experience
13 44 (14.62%) TDD
14 40 (13.29%) JavaScript
15 38 (12.62%) Web Services
15 38 (12.62%) Digital Marketing
16 35 (11.63%) hybris
17 34 (11.30%) Spring
18 30 (9.97%) CMS
18 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.63%) Web Development
20 28 (9.30%) HTML5
20 28 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
21 27 (8.97%) MVC
22 25 (8.31%) Project Management
22 25 (8.31%) Degree
22 25 (8.31%) jQuery
23 24 (7.97%) RESTful
23 24 (7.97%) Microsoft
23 24 (7.97%) JUnit

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 30 (9.97%) CMS
2 12 (3.99%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.99%) Apache
5 8 (2.66%) Confluence
6 7 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.33%) Drupal
7 5 (1.66%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.00%) Jetty
8 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (3.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (3.99%) Photoshop
3 10 (3.32%) MS Office
4 9 (2.99%) MS Excel
5 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.99%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.33%) InDesign
8 3 (1.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.00%) InVision
9 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.33%) Unica
3 5 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (1.00%) Magento
5 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.66%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.66%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.00%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) Extranet
1 6 (1.99%) Intranet
2 5 (1.66%) Internet
3 3 (1.00%) HTTP
3 3 (1.00%) Network Security
3 3 (1.00%) SMS
3 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.99%) Big Data
3 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.99%) OLAP
4 6 (1.99%) OLTP
4 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.66%) MySQL
6 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.00%) DB2
7 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.00%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.66%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.97%) JUnit
2 16 (5.32%) Mockito
3 14 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.32%) JIRA
5 11 (3.65%) Subversion
6 9 (2.99%) Maven
7 7 (2.33%) Gradle
7 7 (2.33%) Grunt
8 6 (1.99%) Axure RP
8 6 (1.99%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.99%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.99%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.00%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.00%) Bower
9 3 (1.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.66%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 84 (27.91%) Retail
2 80 (26.58%) Marketing
3 51 (16.94%) Finance
4 14 (4.65%) Automotive
5 13 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.32%) Advertising
6 10 (3.32%) German Language
7 9 (2.99%) Banking
7 9 (2.99%) Electronics
8 7 (2.33%) Games
9 6 (1.99%) Legal
9 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (1.00%) Publishing
11 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (28.24%) Developer
2 52 (17.28%) Architect
3 40 (13.29%) Analyst
4 35 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 32 (10.63%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (9.30%) Designer
7 25 (8.31%) Project Manager
8 22 (7.31%) Hybris Developer
9 21 (6.98%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.64%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.65%) Senior Architect
12 16 (5.32%) Agile Business Analyst
13 15 (4.98%) Web Developer
14 13 (4.32%) E-Commerce Manager
15 12 (3.99%) Data Architect
15 12 (3.99%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.32%) E-Commerce Developer
16 10 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 10 (3.32%) UX Designer
17 9 (2.99%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (21.93%) HTML
2 58 (19.27%) CSS
3 38 (12.62%) Web Services
4 34 (11.30%) Spring
5 28 (9.30%) HTML5
6 25 (8.31%) jQuery
7 24 (7.97%) RESTful
8 22 (7.31%) .NET
9 17 (5.65%) J2EE
10 16 (5.32%) Java EE
10 16 (5.32%) XML
11 15 (4.98%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.98%) CSS3
12 13 (4.32%) Spring MVC
13 12 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (3.65%) SOAP
15 10 (3.32%) Hibernate
16 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET
16 9 (2.99%) REST
16 9 (2.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.95%) User Experience
2 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.31%) Social Media
4 12 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.99%) Statistics
5 6 (1.99%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.99%) Copywriting
5 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.66%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.66%) Fintech
7 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.33%) FMCG
8 3 (1.00%) Animation
8 3 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.00%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.99%) Windows
2 11 (3.65%) Linux
2 11 (3.65%) Unix
3 10 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.99%) Android
5 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (35.55%) B2B
3 88 (29.24%) E-Commerce
4 56 (18.60%) Analytics
5 50 (16.61%) Scrum
6 44 (14.62%) TDD
7 38 (12.62%) Digital Marketing
8 29 (9.63%) Web Development
9 28 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (8.97%) MVC
11 25 (8.31%) Project Management
12 23 (7.64%) CRM
13 21 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
14 20 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.64%) Coaching
15 18 (5.98%) Direct Marketing
15 18 (5.98%) Refactoring
16 17 (5.65%) Customer Analytics
16 17 (5.65%) SOA
17 16 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.60%) Java
2 40 (13.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.31%) SQL
4 13 (4.32%) C#
5 9 (2.99%) Python
6 7 (2.33%) PHP
6 7 (2.33%) R
6 7 (2.33%) Scala
7 6 (1.99%) PHP 5
8 4 (1.33%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.33%) Ruby
9 3 (1.00%) AWK
9 3 (1.00%) C
9 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.66%) SQR
10 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (8.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.00%) ISEB
2 3 (1.00%) MCP
2 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.66%) APMP
3 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.66%) PMP
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.65%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) SLA
3 4 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.00%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Cacti
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (11.63%) hybris
2 24 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.64%) Adobe
4 15 (4.98%) Oracle
5 13 (4.32%) IBM
6 11 (3.65%) SAP
7 10 (3.32%) Facebook
8 8 (2.66%) Google
9 6 (1.99%) Zend
10 5 (1.66%) Endeca
11 3 (1.00%) ATG
11 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.66%) Ariba
12 2 (0.66%) DoubleClick
12 2 (0.66%) HP
12 2 (0.66%) New Relic
12 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.66%) Talend
12 2 (0.66%) Twitter
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