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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 72 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing B2C 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.092% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
600 768 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.19% 70.78% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 413 258
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 (100.00%) B2B
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Siebel
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Force.com
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Social Media
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (33.33%) Drupal
4 2 (33.33%) Finance

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Force.com
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media Manager
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) B2B
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Siebel
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Omniture