The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 331 323 362
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +39
Contract jobs citing B2C 81 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 38
Average daily rate £425 £431 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2C
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 7 £375 -42.30% 11
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 109 (52.15%) E-Commerce
2 49 (23.44%) B2B
3 46 (22.01%) Project Management
3 46 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.01%) Retail
4 39 (18.66%) Scrum
4 39 (18.66%) HTML
5 34 (16.27%) JavaScript
5 34 (16.27%) CSS
6 32 (15.31%) Java
7 31 (14.83%) CRM
8 28 (13.40%) MVC
8 28 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (12.92%) jQuery
10 26 (12.44%) JIRA
10 26 (12.44%) Degree
11 25 (11.96%) TDD
11 25 (11.96%) Analytics
12 24 (11.48%) Spring
13 23 (11.00%) Business Analysis
13 23 (11.00%) Finance
14 22 (10.53%) hybris
15 21 (10.05%) Marketing
16 20 (9.57%) Use Case
17 19 (9.09%) Web Analytics
17 19 (9.09%) XML
18 18 (8.61%) JUnit
18 18 (8.61%) Tomcat
19 17 (8.13%) Git (software)
19 17 (8.13%) iPad

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (8.61%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.26%) Mule
3 5 (2.39%) CMS
3 5 (2.39%) Confluence
4 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.44%) Node.js
5 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.96%) Drupal
6 2 (0.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.96%) MS Project
2 2 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Office 365
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Force.com
3 2 (0.96%) Heroku
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) Broadband
3 3 (1.44%) Extranet
3 3 (1.44%) SSL
3 3 (1.44%) HTTP
3 3 (1.44%) VPN
3 3 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.96%) DNS
4 2 (0.96%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.96%) LDAP
4 2 (0.96%) DMZ
4 2 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) MVNO
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.31%) Hazelcast
4 8 (3.83%) MySQL
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.44%) Big Data
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (12.44%) JIRA
2 18 (8.61%) JUnit
3 17 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.26%) Subversion
5 9 (4.31%) Spring Roo
5 9 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.35%) Maven
7 5 (2.39%) Xcode
8 3 (1.44%) Ant
8 3 (1.44%) Selenium
8 3 (1.44%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.96%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.96%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.96%) JMeter
10 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.48%) WATIR
10 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.48%) Mockito
General
1 46 (22.01%) Retail
2 23 (11.00%) Finance
3 21 (10.05%) Marketing
4 8 (3.83%) Games
4 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.87%) Front Office
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (26.79%) Developer
2 51 (24.40%) Analyst
3 46 (22.01%) Business Analyst
4 25 (11.96%) Project Manager
5 18 (8.61%) Product Manager
5 18 (8.61%) Agile Business Analyst
6 17 (8.13%) Architect
7 12 (5.74%) Online Product Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Consultant
8 10 (4.78%) Agile Project Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Designer
9 9 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.31%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.35%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.35%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.39%) Tester
11 5 (2.39%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.39%) Mobile Tester
12 4 (1.91%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.66%) HTML
2 34 (16.27%) CSS
3 27 (12.92%) jQuery
4 24 (11.48%) Spring
5 19 (9.09%) XML
6 16 (7.66%) Spring MVC
6 16 (7.66%) JSON
7 15 (7.18%) JSP
8 12 (5.74%) .NET
8 12 (5.74%) J2EE
9 10 (4.78%) Ajax
9 10 (4.78%) Velocity
9 10 (4.78%) SOAP
9 10 (4.78%) Web Services
9 10 (4.78%) HTML5
9 10 (4.78%) REST
10 9 (4.31%) Servlets
10 9 (4.31%) EJB
10 9 (4.31%) Spring Web Flow
10 9 (4.31%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) iPad
1 17 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.70%) Social Media
3 13 (6.22%) Open Source
4 6 (2.87%) Statistics
5 5 (2.39%) Online Games
6 4 (1.91%) iPhone
7 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.44%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.44%) Blog
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.96%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.96%) FMCG
8 2 (0.96%) New Media
8 2 (0.96%) Streaming Music
8 2 (0.96%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) W3C
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
1 7 (3.35%) Android
2 5 (2.39%) UNIX
2 5 (2.39%) Windows
3 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.15%) E-Commerce
2 49 (23.44%) B2B
3 46 (22.01%) Project Management
3 46 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.66%) Scrum
5 31 (14.83%) CRM
6 28 (13.40%) MVC
6 28 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (11.96%) TDD
7 25 (11.96%) Analytics
8 23 (11.00%) Business Analysis
9 20 (9.57%) Use Case
10 19 (9.09%) Web Analytics
11 17 (8.13%) BDD
11 17 (8.13%) OO
12 15 (7.18%) Migration
13 14 (6.70%) UML
14 13 (6.22%) Product Management
14 13 (6.22%) GAP Analysis
14 13 (6.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.27%) JavaScript
2 32 (15.31%) Java
3 14 (6.70%) SQL
4 11 (5.26%) C
5 10 (4.78%) C#
5 10 (4.78%) Groovy
6 8 (3.83%) PHP
7 4 (1.91%) Ruby
7 4 (1.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (12.44%) Degree
2 4 (1.91%) ISEB
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.44%) MCTS
3 3 (1.44%) MCITP
4 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CCNP
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.48%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (10.53%) hybris
2 11 (5.26%) Elastic Path
3 10 (4.78%) Unica
3 10 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.83%) Google
5 5 (2.39%) Epicor
6 4 (1.91%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.44%) Apple
7 3 (1.44%) Siebel
7 3 (1.44%) Citrix
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) Neolane
7 3 (1.44%) Facebook
7 3 (1.44%) Twitter
8 2 (0.96%) Demandware
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle
8 2 (0.96%) ATG
9 1 (0.48%) Lotus
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.48%) webMethods
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