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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 64 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing B2C 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.77% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.13% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£215 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
551 443 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.76% 68.26% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 216 264
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.20 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £215 -
B2C
East of England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Office Support
3 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) hybris