The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 365 349 360
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing B2C 67 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 42
Average daily rate £470 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £405 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £450 £404
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.93 - -
B2C
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19264 18102 18798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.69% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12630 13342
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 263 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.41 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in London

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in London

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in London

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in London

B2C
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +43 8 £500 +33.33% 10
Hounslow - 1 £550 -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.88%) B2B
2 56 (40.88%) Marketing
3 50 (36.50%) E-Commerce
4 33 (24.09%) Digital Marketing
5 32 (23.36%) Retail
6 28 (20.44%) Scrum
7 27 (19.71%) HTML
7 27 (19.71%) hybris
8 24 (17.52%) Java
8 24 (17.52%) CRM
9 22 (16.06%) CSS
10 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
10 20 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (14.60%) Finance
11 19 (13.87%) J2EE
11 19 (13.87%) User Experience
12 17 (12.41%) Social Media
13 16 (11.68%) OO
14 15 (10.95%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (10.22%) Ajax
15 14 (10.22%) SEO
15 14 (10.22%) CMS
16 13 (9.49%) Spring
17 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (8.76%) SQL
18 11 (8.03%) Tomcat
18 11 (8.03%) Unix
18 11 (8.03%) SAP
18 11 (8.03%) Web Development

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (10.22%) CMS
2 11 (8.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.84%) Confluence
4 4 (2.92%) Drupal
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.19%) JBoss
5 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.46%) Node.js
6 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.19%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.38%) Magento
3 2 (1.46%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.46%) Yammer
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Broadband
1 2 (1.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.73%) ADSL
2 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) MySQL
2 7 (5.11%) Big Data
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.46%) GIS
6 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) JIRA
2 8 (5.84%) JUnit
2 8 (5.84%) Subversion
3 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.92%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.19%) Maven
6 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.46%) Grunt
7 2 (1.46%) gulp
8 1 (0.73%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.73%) Appium
8 1 (0.73%) Calabash
8 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.73%) NUnit
8 1 (0.73%) Selenium
8 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (40.88%) Marketing
2 32 (23.36%) Retail
3 20 (14.60%) Finance
4 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.57%) Electronics
6 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.65%) Advertising
7 5 (3.65%) Legal
8 4 (2.92%) Publishing
9 3 (2.19%) Back Office
10 2 (1.46%) Arabic Language
10 2 (1.46%) Billing
10 2 (1.46%) Games
11 1 (0.73%) Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Architect
2 23 (16.79%) Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Digital Architect
4 19 (13.87%) Project Manager
5 18 (13.14%) Analyst
5 18 (13.14%) Business Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Hybris Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Lead Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.38%) Consultant
11 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce Manager
12 5 (3.65%) Java Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Product Manager
13 4 (2.92%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) HTML
2 22 (16.06%) CSS
3 19 (13.87%) J2EE
4 14 (10.22%) Ajax
5 13 (9.49%) Spring
6 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
6 10 (7.30%) jQuery
6 10 (7.30%) XML
7 8 (5.84%) .NET
7 8 (5.84%) JSP
7 8 (5.84%) Spring MVC
7 8 (5.84%) XSD
8 7 (5.11%) Flash
9 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.38%) HTML5
9 6 (4.38%) RESTful
9 6 (4.38%) Web Services
10 5 (3.65%) EJB
10 5 (3.65%) JSTL
10 5 (3.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) User Experience
2 17 (12.41%) Social Media
3 9 (6.57%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.38%) Fintech
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.92%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.46%) Psychology
7 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.73%) Chromecast
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Online Games
8 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.73%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Unix
2 7 (5.11%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.88%) B2B
3 50 (36.50%) E-Commerce
4 33 (24.09%) Digital Marketing
5 28 (20.44%) Scrum
6 24 (17.52%) CRM
7 20 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.68%) OO
9 15 (10.95%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (10.22%) SEO
11 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.03%) Web Development
13 10 (7.30%) Analytics
14 9 (6.57%) MVC
14 9 (6.57%) Programme Management
15 8 (5.84%) Front End Development
15 8 (5.84%) Integration Testing
15 8 (5.84%) Migration
15 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.52%) Java
2 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.76%) SQL
4 7 (5.11%) C#
5 5 (3.65%) PHP
5 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.46%) Groovy
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) hybris
2 11 (8.03%) SAP
3 6 (4.38%) ATG
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.92%) Facebook
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe
6 3 (2.19%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) Demandware
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Twitter
8 1 (0.73%) DoubleClick
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