The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 66 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing B2C 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 751 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 69.15% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 392 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C across the Reading region.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in Reading

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP