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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 338 309 323
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Contract jobs citing B2C 70 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 81 55
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.51 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £190.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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
City of London +25 17 £490 +3.15% 14
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Pinner - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 64 (42.67%) E-Commerce
2 53 (35.33%) B2B
3 44 (29.33%) Retail
4 40 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (26.00%) Scrum
6 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (14.67%) Finance
7 22 (14.67%) Business Analysis
7 22 (14.67%) hybris
8 21 (14.00%) Java
9 20 (13.33%) Project Management
9 20 (13.33%) JIRA
10 19 (12.67%) HTML
10 19 (12.67%) CRM
11 18 (12.00%) CSS
11 18 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (12.00%) Games
11 18 (12.00%) Degree
12 16 (10.67%) SQL
12 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (10.67%) Analytics
13 15 (10.00%) Use Case
14 14 (9.33%) jQuery
14 14 (9.33%) TDD
15 13 (8.67%) Marketing
15 13 (8.67%) MVC
15 13 (8.67%) iPad
16 12 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
16 12 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (7.33%) Customer Engagement

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.67%) Confluence
2 4 (2.67%) CMS
2 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.67%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.67%) Drupal
2 4 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.33%) Node.js
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.33%) SAS
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) Mule
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.33%) SPSS
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) InDesign
2 1 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Heroku
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
2 4 (2.67%) Extranet
3 2 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.33%) SAN
3 2 (1.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.67%) VoIP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) MySQL
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.33%) Big Data
4 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) DataStage
5 1 (0.67%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) JIRA
2 6 (4.00%) Subversion
3 4 (2.67%) JUnit
3 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.00%) Xcode
5 2 (1.33%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (29.33%) Retail
2 22 (14.67%) Finance
3 18 (12.00%) Games
4 13 (8.67%) Marketing
5 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (30.67%) Analyst
2 32 (21.33%) Business Analyst
3 29 (19.33%) Developer
4 16 (10.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (10.00%) Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.67%) Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Product Manager
11 5 (3.33%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Designer
12 4 (2.67%) Senior Architect
12 4 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (2.67%) Agile Coach
12 4 (2.67%) Administrator
12 4 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.67%) HTML
2 18 (12.00%) CSS
3 14 (9.33%) jQuery
4 10 (6.67%) XML
5 8 (5.33%) Ajax
5 8 (5.33%) Spring
6 7 (4.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (4.67%) Web Services
7 6 (4.00%) J2EE
8 5 (3.33%) JSON
8 5 (3.33%) HTML5
9 4 (2.67%) CSS3
9 4 (2.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.67%) LAMP
9 4 (2.67%) JSP
9 4 (2.67%) XSD
9 4 (2.67%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.00%) SOAP
10 3 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) iPad
2 10 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.33%) Open Source
4 3 (2.00%) FMCG
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.00%) Online Games
4 3 (2.00%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.00%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.00%) New Media
5 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.33%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Android
2 7 (4.67%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.67%) UNIX
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.00%) Linux
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.67%) E-Commerce
2 53 (35.33%) B2B
3 40 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (26.00%) Scrum
5 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (14.67%) Business Analysis
7 20 (13.33%) Project Management
8 19 (12.67%) CRM
9 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.67%) Analytics
10 15 (10.00%) Use Case
11 14 (9.33%) TDD
12 13 (8.67%) MVC
13 12 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
14 11 (7.33%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (6.67%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.67%) User Stories
16 9 (6.00%) Performance Improvement
17 8 (5.33%) UML
18 7 (4.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) Java
2 18 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.67%) SQL
4 7 (4.67%) Ruby
4 7 (4.67%) C
5 5 (3.33%) PHP
6 3 (2.00%) C#
6 3 (2.00%) Scala
6 3 (2.00%) R
7 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.33%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) Groovy
8 1 (0.67%) PHP5
8 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.67%) MCITP
2 4 (2.67%) MCTS
3 3 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (14.67%) hybris
2 12 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.00%) Citrix
4 4 (2.67%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle
4 4 (2.67%) JBoss
5 2 (1.33%) ExactTarget
5 2 (1.33%) VMware
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.33%) Adobe
5 2 (1.33%) HP
5 2 (1.33%) Dell
5 2 (1.33%) SAP
5 2 (1.33%) Endeca
6 1 (0.67%) Zend
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.67%) Siebel
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-£600 day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago