The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2C 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.19% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
799 548 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.98% 70.98% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 237 264
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
B2C
Berkshire

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 16 April 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SEO
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Confluence

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Voldemort
2 2 (25.00%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSD
2 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Google Closure
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SEO
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) B2B
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Product Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (25.00%) Google