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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 350 274 298
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +24
Contract jobs citing B2C 41 122 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.71% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 70 48
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £503 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £406 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.51%
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 +1 7 £456 +14.06% 13
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (47.52%) E-Commerce
2 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (31.68%) B2B
4 25 (24.75%) Retail
5 22 (21.78%) User Experience
6 20 (19.80%) HTML
6 20 (19.80%) CSS
7 19 (18.81%) Scrum
8 17 (16.83%) Project Management
8 17 (16.83%) jQuery
8 17 (16.83%) hybris
8 17 (16.83%) Analytics
9 16 (15.84%) Marketing
9 16 (15.84%) Java
9 16 (15.84%) MVC
10 15 (14.85%) Ajax
10 15 (14.85%) XML
10 15 (14.85%) iPad
10 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.87%) MySQL
11 13 (12.87%) SEO
12 12 (11.88%) Validation
12 12 (11.88%) Spring
12 12 (11.88%) JIRA
12 12 (11.88%) Unit Testing
12 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
13 11 (10.89%) Kanban
13 11 (10.89%) Data Validation
13 11 (10.89%) Spring MVC

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (10.89%) Confluence
1 11 (10.89%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.91%) CMS
3 6 (5.94%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.98%) SAS
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.98%) Node.js
5 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.97%) Force.com
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Extranet
2 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
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 Reporting Services
4 2 (1.98%) Big Data
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) JIRA
2 11 (10.89%) JUnit
2 11 (10.89%) Subversion
3 3 (2.97%) Grunt
3 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Bower
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
4 1 (0.99%) Mocha
4 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (24.75%) Retail
2 16 (15.84%) Marketing
3 11 (10.89%) Finance
4 7 (6.93%) Games
5 6 (5.94%) Advertising
5 6 (5.94%) Billing
6 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.97%) Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Luxembourgish Language
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Developer
2 14 (13.86%) Architect
3 12 (11.88%) Consultant
3 12 (11.88%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.88%) Hybris Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Administrator
7 4 (3.96%) iOS Developer
8 3 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (2.97%) Designer
8 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) HTML
1 20 (19.80%) CSS
2 17 (16.83%) jQuery
3 15 (14.85%) Ajax
3 15 (14.85%) XML
4 12 (11.88%) Spring
5 11 (10.89%) Spring MVC
5 11 (10.89%) JSP
5 11 (10.89%) XSD
6 8 (7.92%) J2EE
6 8 (7.92%) Web Services
7 4 (3.96%) .NET
7 4 (3.96%) REST
7 4 (3.96%) HTML5
7 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.97%) JSON
8 3 (2.97%) CSS3
8 3 (2.97%) Sass
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) User Experience
2 15 (14.85%) iPad
2 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Taxonomies
4 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.94%) Social Media
5 6 (5.94%) FMCG
6 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.98%) Social Gaming
7 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.98%) Statistics
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.99%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.99%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) UNIX
2 8 (7.92%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.93%) Windows
4 5 (4.95%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) CentOS
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) E-Commerce
2 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (31.68%) B2B
4 19 (18.81%) Scrum
5 17 (16.83%) Project Management
5 17 (16.83%) Analytics
6 16 (15.84%) MVC
7 13 (12.87%) SEO
8 12 (11.88%) Validation
8 12 (11.88%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.89%) Kanban
9 11 (10.89%) Data Validation
9 11 (10.89%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.90%) Benchmarking
11 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.92%) iOS Development
13 7 (6.93%) OO
14 6 (5.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) Java
2 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.93%) C#
4 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.96%) SQL
5 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.98%) PHP
6 2 (1.98%) R
7 1 (0.99%) Groovy
7 1 (0.99%) Scala
7 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.98%) MCTS
2 2 (1.98%) MCITP
3 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) hybris
2 10 (9.90%) Endeca
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix
6 2 (1.98%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) Ektron
7 1 (0.99%) Marketo
7 1 (0.99%) Facebook
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) HP
7 1 (0.99%) Dell
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle
7 1 (0.99%) ATG
7 1 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) Omniture
7 1 (0.99%) Google
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