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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 372 285 303
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +18
Contract jobs citing B2C 37 135 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 76 52
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
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
18000 18904 16454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.67% 77.62% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13226 13164 11303
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 231 329
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +5 7 £388 -8.82% 6
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 51 (50.50%) E-Commerce
2 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.63%) B2B
4 27 (26.73%) Retail
5 24 (23.76%) User Experience
6 22 (21.78%) Scrum
6 22 (21.78%) Project Management
6 22 (21.78%) Java
7 21 (20.79%) hybris
8 20 (19.80%) HTML
9 19 (18.81%) CSS
9 19 (18.81%) jQuery
10 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (16.83%) Ajax
11 17 (16.83%) XML
11 17 (16.83%) MVC
12 16 (15.84%) iPad
12 16 (15.84%) Analytics
13 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
13 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (14.85%) Spring
14 14 (13.86%) Tomcat
14 14 (13.86%) SEO
14 14 (13.86%) Validation
14 14 (13.86%) Marketing
14 14 (13.86%) JIRA
15 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
15 13 (12.87%) Kanban
15 13 (12.87%) Spring MVC
15 13 (12.87%) Confluence

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (13.86%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.87%) Confluence
3 9 (8.91%) CMS
4 6 (5.94%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) SAS
6 2 (1.98%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.99%) JBoss
7 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SPSS
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Force.com
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Extranet
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) JIRA
2 13 (12.87%) Subversion
2 13 (12.87%) JUnit
3 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) Grunt
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) Bower
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
4 1 (0.99%) Mocha
4 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (26.73%) Retail
2 14 (13.86%) Marketing
3 12 (11.88%) Finance
4 7 (6.93%) Games
5 6 (5.94%) Advertising
6 5 (4.95%) Billing
7 3 (2.97%) Banking
7 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.99%) Luxembourgish Language
9 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Developer
2 15 (14.85%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Architect
3 14 (13.86%) Consultant
3 14 (13.86%) Hybris Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.96%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Designer
8 4 (3.96%) Business Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) HTML
2 19 (18.81%) CSS
2 19 (18.81%) jQuery
3 17 (16.83%) Ajax
3 17 (16.83%) XML
4 15 (14.85%) Spring
5 13 (12.87%) Spring MVC
5 13 (12.87%) XSD
5 13 (12.87%) JSP
6 9 (8.91%) J2EE
7 7 (6.93%) Web Services
8 5 (4.95%) REST
9 4 (3.96%) HTML5
9 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.96%) .NET
10 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.97%) SOAP
10 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.97%) JSON
11 2 (1.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) User Experience
2 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.84%) iPad
4 11 (10.89%) Taxonomies
5 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.93%) FMCG
7 6 (5.94%) Social Media
8 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.98%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.99%) DTV
10 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.99%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.99%) Statistics
10 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) UNIX
2 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.94%) Android
4 4 (3.96%) Windows
5 3 (2.97%) Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.99%) CentOS
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) E-Commerce
2 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.63%) B2B
4 22 (21.78%) Scrum
4 22 (21.78%) Project Management
5 17 (16.83%) MVC
6 16 (15.84%) Analytics
7 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.86%) SEO
8 14 (13.86%) Validation
9 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
9 13 (12.87%) Kanban
9 13 (12.87%) Data Validation
9 13 (12.87%) Data Modelling
10 11 (10.89%) Benchmarking
11 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.92%) iOS Development
13 7 (6.93%) TDD
13 7 (6.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) Java
2 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.96%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) C#
3 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
4 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.98%) R
5 2 (1.98%) Scala
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) MCTS
2 2 (1.98%) MCITP
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) hybris
2 11 (10.89%) Endeca
3 7 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.98%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.98%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) Ektron
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.99%) Marketo
7 1 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) FatWire
7 1 (0.99%) ATG
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) HP
7 1 (0.99%) Dell
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe
7 1 (0.99%) Retek
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
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