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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 329 337 310
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing B2C 78 71 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 82
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
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
18648 18639 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.14% 79.03% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13359 13048 13217
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 229 271
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 14 £388 -17.55% 9
Teddington - 1 £325 -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (59.01%) E-Commerce
2 79 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (41.61%) B2B
4 44 (27.33%) Java
4 44 (27.33%) hybris
5 39 (24.22%) User Experience
5 39 (24.22%) Marketing
6 37 (22.98%) Retail
7 33 (20.50%) Analytics
8 32 (19.88%) Scrum
9 29 (18.01%) Finance
10 28 (17.39%) CRM
11 27 (16.77%) J2EE
12 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (11.18%) WebSphere
14 17 (10.56%) Degree
14 17 (10.56%) Digital Marketing
14 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (9.94%) Project Management
15 16 (9.94%) Adobe
15 16 (9.94%) HTML
16 15 (9.32%) SAP
16 15 (9.32%) iPad
16 15 (9.32%) Waterfall
17 14 (8.70%) Mobile App
17 14 (8.70%) Spring
18 13 (8.07%) JIRA
18 13 (8.07%) IBM
19 12 (7.45%) SOA
19 12 (7.45%) Oracle

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (11.18%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.21%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.59%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (4.97%) CMS
4 8 (4.97%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (4.97%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.11%) Node.js
6 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.24%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.24%) Apache
7 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.86%) MS Project
4 3 (1.86%) MS Office
5 2 (1.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.48%) Fredhopper
4 3 (1.86%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.62%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.11%) SaaS
2 5 (3.11%) PaaS
3 4 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.24%) IaaS
4 2 (1.24%) Responsys
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.62%) Force.com
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.62%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) DNS
1 2 (1.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) MVNO
2 1 (0.62%) LAN
2 1 (0.62%) WAN
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.11%) Big Data
1 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.24%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.24%) Redis
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.62%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.62%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (8.07%) JIRA
2 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (3.11%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (3.11%) ERwin
3 5 (3.11%) Toad
3 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.48%) JUnit
4 4 (2.48%) Subversion
5 3 (1.86%) Selenium
6 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.24%) Grunt
7 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.62%) Hudson
7 1 (0.62%) RSpec
7 1 (0.62%) JBehave
7 1 (0.62%) Firebug
7 1 (0.62%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (24.22%) Marketing
2 37 (22.98%) Retail
3 29 (18.01%) Finance
4 11 (6.83%) Billing
5 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.73%) Advertising
6 6 (3.73%) Publishing
7 3 (1.86%) Games
7 3 (1.86%) Electronics
8 2 (1.24%) Banking
8 2 (1.24%) French Language
8 2 (1.24%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Front Office
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (21.74%) Developer
2 24 (14.91%) Architect
3 19 (11.80%) Analyst
4 18 (11.18%) Hybris Developer
5 17 (10.56%) Project Manager
6 15 (9.32%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.83%) Consultant
7 11 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.59%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Designer
9 7 (4.35%) Hybris Consultant
9 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.11%) Content Manager
12 4 (2.48%) Interaction Designer
12 4 (2.48%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) Marketing Manager
12 4 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.77%) J2EE
2 16 (9.94%) HTML
3 14 (8.70%) Spring
4 11 (6.83%) Web Services
5 10 (6.21%) CSS
6 9 (5.59%) WebCenter
6 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.73%) HTML5
7 6 (3.73%) JSON
7 6 (3.73%) Spring MVC
7 6 (3.73%) XML
8 5 (3.11%) REST
8 5 (3.11%) SOAP
9 4 (2.48%) jQuery
9 4 (2.48%) CSS3
9 4 (2.48%) .NET
10 3 (1.86%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.86%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.86%) Underscore.js
11 2 (1.24%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.22%) User Experience
2 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.32%) iPad
4 14 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.73%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.48%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.86%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.86%) Social Media
7 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.24%) Ontologies
8 2 (1.24%) FMCG
9 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) RIA
9 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.62%) Informatics
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.11%) Android
1 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.48%) Linux
3 3 (1.86%) UNIX
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (59.01%) E-Commerce
2 79 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (41.61%) B2B
4 33 (20.50%) Analytics
5 32 (19.88%) Scrum
6 28 (17.39%) CRM
7 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (10.56%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (9.94%) Project Management
9 15 (9.32%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.45%) DevOps
10 12 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.45%) SOA
10 12 (7.45%) MVC
10 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (6.83%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.83%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (6.83%) Open Source
12 10 (6.21%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.33%) Java
2 11 (6.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.21%) SQL
4 6 (3.73%) PHP
5 5 (3.11%) C#
6 4 (2.48%) Python
7 3 (1.86%) Ruby
8 2 (1.24%) C
9 1 (0.62%) ABAP
9 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.62%) Go
9 1 (0.62%) SOQL
9 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.62%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.24%) PMP
3 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
1 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Netcool
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (27.33%) hybris
2 16 (9.94%) Adobe
3 15 (9.32%) SAP
4 13 (8.07%) IBM
5 12 (7.45%) Oracle
6 10 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.97%) Google
7 8 (4.97%) Sitecore
8 7 (4.35%) TIBCO
9 6 (3.73%) Endeca
10 5 (3.11%) Pega
10 5 (3.11%) Remedy
10 5 (3.11%) Infovista
10 5 (3.11%) Amdocs
10 5 (3.11%) Sybase
10 5 (3.11%) BMC
11 4 (2.48%) ATG
11 4 (2.48%) DoubleClick
12 3 (1.86%) OpenText
12 3 (1.86%) Omniture
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