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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 340 306 327
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Contract jobs citing B2C 72 113 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 90 67
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.51% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
18643 18955 19471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.52% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 13265 13081
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 229 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.44 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 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 21 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 +22 14 £451 -0.27% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Pinner - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 67 (41.88%) E-Commerce
2 60 (37.50%) B2B
3 51 (31.88%) Retail
4 42 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (23.75%) Scrum
6 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (16.25%) Analytics
8 25 (15.63%) hybris
9 24 (15.00%) Project Management
10 21 (13.13%) Finance
11 20 (12.50%) Java
11 20 (12.50%) Games
11 20 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 20 (12.50%) JIRA
11 20 (12.50%) iPad
12 19 (11.88%) HTML
13 18 (11.25%) CSS
14 17 (10.63%) Marketing
15 16 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 16 (10.00%) CRM
15 16 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (10.00%) Degree
16 15 (9.38%) MVC
16 15 (9.38%) jQuery
17 14 (8.75%) TDD
18 13 (8.13%) SQL
18 13 (8.13%) Use Case
18 13 (8.13%) Unit Testing
18 13 (8.13%) Mobile App
19 10 (6.25%) XML

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.75%) CMS
2 6 (3.75%) Confluence
3 5 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.50%) SAS
4 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.88%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.25%) Drupal
6 2 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) InDesign
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.63%) Force.com
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) Extranet
3 2 (1.25%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) MySQL
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) Big Data
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) DataStage
5 1 (0.63%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (3.75%) JUnit
2 6 (3.75%) Subversion
3 2 (1.25%) Xcode
3 2 (1.25%) Selenium
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Mocha
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Grunt
4 1 (0.63%) Bower
General
1 51 (31.88%) Retail
2 21 (13.13%) Finance
3 20 (12.50%) Games
4 17 (10.63%) Marketing
5 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.13%) Analyst
2 30 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 29 (18.13%) Developer
4 18 (11.25%) Consultant
4 18 (11.25%) Architect
5 13 (8.13%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (3.75%) Product Manager
8 6 (3.75%) Business Consultant
8 6 (3.75%) Hybris Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Administrator
10 4 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.50%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (2.50%) Product Analyst
10 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) HTML
2 18 (11.25%) CSS
3 15 (9.38%) jQuery
4 10 (6.25%) Spring
4 10 (6.25%) XML
5 8 (5.00%) Ajax
6 7 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.75%) HTML5
7 6 (3.75%) Spring MVC
7 6 (3.75%) XSD
7 6 (3.75%) JSP
7 6 (3.75%) Web Services
8 5 (3.13%) J2EE
8 5 (3.13%) CSS3
9 4 (2.50%) .NET
9 4 (2.50%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.50%) JSON
10 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.88%) LAMP
10 3 (1.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) iPad
2 13 (8.13%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 8 (5.00%) FMCG
5 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.50%) New Media
5 4 (2.50%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.88%) Social Media
6 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.88%) Online Games
6 3 (1.88%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.63%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Android
2 7 (4.38%) Windows
3 6 (3.75%) UNIX
4 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.50%) Linux
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.88%) E-Commerce
2 60 (37.50%) B2B
3 42 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (23.75%) Scrum
5 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (16.25%) Analytics
7 24 (15.00%) Project Management
8 20 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 16 (10.00%) CRM
9 16 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (9.38%) MVC
11 14 (8.75%) TDD
12 13 (8.13%) Use Case
12 13 (8.13%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.25%) Benchmarking
13 10 (6.25%) User Stories
14 9 (5.63%) Business Process Mapping
14 9 (5.63%) Customer Engagement
14 9 (5.63%) Performance Improvement
15 8 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.50%) Java
2 16 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.13%) SQL
4 7 (4.38%) Ruby
4 7 (4.38%) C
5 4 (2.50%) C#
6 3 (1.88%) Scala
6 3 (1.88%) R
7 2 (1.25%) PHP
7 2 (1.25%) Python
7 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) PHP5
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.50%) MCTS
2 4 (2.50%) MCITP
3 2 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) hybris
2 10 (6.25%) Endeca
3 9 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.75%) Citrix
5 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.50%) Eloqua
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle
6 3 (1.88%) JBoss
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) Dell
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
7 2 (1.25%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Teradata
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Siebel
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
London
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £430 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Rate: £375 - 450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago