The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 66 45 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +35
Contract jobs citing B2C 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.04% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.46% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
652 343 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.53% 71.31% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 156 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +55.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) User Experience
3 6 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 6 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 6 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (50.00%) B2B
3 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (8.33%) ETL

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Campaign Executive
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) B2B
2 6 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata