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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 338 358 304
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -54
Contract jobs citing B2C 70 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 56
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £500
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 - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +51 13 £438 +6.06% 10
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 69 (45.39%) B2B
2 59 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (36.84%) Marketing
4 52 (34.21%) E-Commerce
5 38 (25.00%) CRM
6 34 (22.37%) CMS
7 29 (19.08%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (18.42%) Retail
9 23 (15.13%) SEO
9 23 (15.13%) Finance
10 22 (14.47%) hybris
11 21 (13.82%) Project Management
12 20 (13.16%) Java
12 20 (13.16%) Social Media
13 19 (12.50%) HTML
13 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (11.18%) JavaScript
14 17 (11.18%) SQL
14 17 (11.18%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (10.53%) User Experience
16 15 (9.87%) Analytics
16 15 (9.87%) Web Services
16 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
17 14 (9.21%) Scrum
18 13 (8.55%) SOAP
19 12 (7.89%) J2EE
19 12 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (7.89%) SOA
19 12 (7.89%) Content Management
20 11 (7.24%) TDD

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 34 (22.37%) CMS
2 9 (5.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.95%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.95%) Drupal
3 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.97%) Mule ESB
5 3 (1.97%) Node.js
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 2 (1.32%) Mule
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.66%) DNN
7 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.66%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.97%) HFM
3 2 (1.32%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.32%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.29%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) ADSL
1 1 (0.66%) Broadband
1 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Big Data
2 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.29%) MySQL
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.97%) Essbase
6 3 (1.97%) OLAP
7 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.29%) Ant
3 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.29%) JIRA
3 5 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.63%) JUnit
4 4 (2.63%) Maven
4 4 (2.63%) Subversion
5 3 (1.97%) Grunt
6 2 (1.32%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.32%) gulp
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.66%) Firebug
7 1 (0.66%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.66%) Hudson
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (36.84%) Marketing
2 28 (18.42%) Retail
3 23 (15.13%) Finance
4 11 (7.24%) Automotive
5 6 (3.95%) Advertising
6 5 (3.29%) Banking
7 4 (2.63%) Back Office
7 4 (2.63%) Legal
8 3 (1.97%) Games
9 2 (1.32%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.66%) Billing
10 1 (0.66%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (30.26%) Architect
2 33 (21.71%) Project Manager
3 23 (15.13%) Digital Architect
4 22 (14.47%) Analyst
4 22 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (13.16%) Business Analyst
6 18 (11.84%) Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.61%) Customer Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Designer
9 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.29%) Consultant
10 5 (3.29%) CRM Manager
10 5 (3.29%) CRM Project Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.29%) Data Integration Architect
10 5 (3.29%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) HTML
2 15 (9.87%) Web Services
3 13 (8.55%) SOAP
4 12 (7.89%) J2EE
5 11 (7.24%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.24%) CSS
6 10 (6.58%) .NET
6 10 (6.58%) REST
7 8 (5.26%) HTML5
7 8 (5.26%) Spring
8 7 (4.61%) XML
9 5 (3.29%) AppFabric
9 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.29%) EDI
9 5 (3.29%) Flash
9 5 (3.29%) MDX
9 5 (3.29%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.29%) RESTful
9 5 (3.29%) WCF
9 5 (3.29%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Social Media
2 16 (10.53%) User Experience
3 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) Fintech
5 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.29%) iPad
5 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.97%) FMCG
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.32%) PKI
8 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.32%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.66%) EMV
9 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.66%) Online Games
9 1 (0.66%) Psychology
9 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.24%) Windows
2 5 (3.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) Solaris
4 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.39%) B2B
2 59 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 38 (25.00%) CRM
5 29 (19.08%) Digital Marketing
6 23 (15.13%) SEO
7 21 (13.82%) Project Management
8 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.18%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (9.87%) Analytics
11 14 (9.21%) Scrum
12 12 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.89%) Content Management
12 12 (7.89%) SOA
13 11 (7.24%) Business Analysis
13 11 (7.24%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.24%) TDD
13 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.58%) Migration
14 10 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) Java
2 17 (11.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.18%) SQL
3 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.95%) C#
5 6 (3.95%) PHP
5 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.29%) Python
7 3 (1.97%) Groovy
8 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) PCI QSA
3 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.32%) PMP
4 1 (0.66%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Control-M
2 2 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.32%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.66%) Cacti
3 1 (0.66%) Nagios
3 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) hybris
2 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.24%) Adobe
3 11 (7.24%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.58%) Oracle
5 9 (5.92%) ATG
5 9 (5.92%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.29%) Google
6 5 (3.29%) IBM
7 4 (2.63%) Endeca
8 3 (1.97%) Apigee
8 3 (1.97%) Facebook
8 3 (1.97%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.97%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.97%) Tableau
9 2 (1.32%) BEA
9 2 (1.32%) Demandware
9 2 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.66%) Siebel
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