The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 51 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing B2C 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% 2.04% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.71% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
B2C
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 332 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.54% 75.11% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 185 270
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 42 60
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) XHTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) Marketing
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) CMS
5 7 (58.33%) Ant
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) HTML5
6 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) Unix
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) Solaris
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Ajax
7 5 (41.67%) Legal
7 5 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (33.33%) GlassFish
8 4 (33.33%) JAX-WS
8 4 (33.33%) Ext JS
8 4 (33.33%) JPA
8 4 (33.33%) Java SE
8 4 (33.33%) JSR 170

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) CMS
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 4 (33.33%) JBoss
3 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Ant
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (41.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (41.67%) HTML Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile UI Developer
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Senior UI Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (33.33%) UI Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (8.33%) JSP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior JSP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) XHTML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Ajax
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) Ext JS
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Java SE
4 4 (33.33%) JAX-WS
4 4 (33.33%) JPA
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) JSR 170
4 4 (33.33%) OSGi
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Solaris
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Information Management
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) RAD
6 2 (16.67%) SEO
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) FatWire
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Omniture