The first table below looks at the demand for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 62 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2C 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.53% - 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2C
East of England

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C across the Essex region.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Essex

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Essex region.

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
B2C
East of England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) B2B
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (37.50%) MEAP
2 3 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Umbraco Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MEAP
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) B2B
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA