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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 339 295 301
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Contract jobs citing B2C 60 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 50
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£425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £373
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
City of London +16 11 £413 +3.12% 9
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Teddington - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 48 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.46%) B2B
4 22 (22.92%) Scrum
5 21 (21.88%) Java
6 20 (20.83%) Marketing
7 19 (19.79%) Retail
8 18 (18.75%) hybris
8 18 (18.75%) User Experience
9 17 (17.71%) HTML
10 16 (16.67%) CSS
11 15 (15.63%) Project Management
11 15 (15.63%) MVC
12 14 (14.58%) Finance
13 13 (13.54%) Spring
13 13 (13.54%) J2EE
13 13 (13.54%) jQuery
14 11 (11.46%) XML
14 11 (11.46%) JIRA
14 11 (11.46%) Ajax
15 10 (10.42%) Degree
15 10 (10.42%) CRM
15 10 (10.42%) SEO
16 9 (9.38%) Validation
16 9 (9.38%) MySQL
16 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
16 9 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (9.38%) Spring MVC
16 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.29%) Confluence
2 6 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) Force.com
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) DNS
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
1 2 (2.08%) Extranet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) WAN
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) MySQL
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.13%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.04%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) JIRA
2 7 (7.29%) JUnit
2 7 (7.29%) Subversion
3 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.08%) Grunt
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (20.83%) Marketing
2 19 (19.79%) Retail
3 14 (14.58%) Finance
4 6 (6.25%) Games
5 4 (4.17%) Publishing
5 4 (4.17%) Billing
6 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.13%) Banking
7 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.08%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Luxembourgish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
3 12 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Designer
10 3 (3.13%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Chief Technology Officer
11 2 (2.08%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) HTML
2 16 (16.67%) CSS
3 13 (13.54%) Spring
3 13 (13.54%) J2EE
3 13 (13.54%) jQuery
4 11 (11.46%) XML
4 11 (11.46%) Ajax
5 9 (9.38%) Spring MVC
6 8 (8.33%) Web Services
7 7 (7.29%) JSP
7 7 (7.29%) XSD
8 5 (5.21%) .NET
9 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.17%) HTML5
9 4 (4.17%) REST
10 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.13%) RESTful
10 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.13%) JSON
11 2 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.33%) iPad
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Social Media
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.08%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.04%) RIA
7 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.29%) UNIX
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.46%) B2B
4 22 (22.92%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) Project Management
5 15 (15.63%) MVC
6 10 (10.42%) SEO
6 10 (10.42%) CRM
7 9 (9.38%) Validation
7 9 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.33%) Kanban
8 8 (8.33%) Analytics
8 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.29%) OO
9 7 (7.29%) Data Validation
9 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.29%) iOS Development
9 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) Java
2 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.29%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) SQL
5 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) VCP4
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.08%) MCTS
2 2 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) PhD
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) hybris
2 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 3 (3.13%) SAP
2 3 (3.13%) IBM
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.08%) Ektron
3 2 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Sencha
4 1 (1.04%) Marketo
4 1 (1.04%) ATG
4 1 (1.04%) Omniture
4 1 (1.04%) Google
4 1 (1.04%) HP
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates - £450-£600
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago