The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 217 250 228
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -22
Contract jobs citing B2C 35 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 19
Median daily rate £356 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £301 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £477 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.34 -
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6804 7879 7079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.76% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 4831 3969
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 267 274
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing B2C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the South East

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the South East region.

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +36 14 £218 -13.00% 1
Berkshire +8 7 £513 +29.74% 2
Surrey +16 5 £750 +106.89% 1
Hampshire +9 4 £425 +26.86%
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing B2C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for B2C.

1 31 (48.44%) B2B
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) Finance
4 20 (31.25%) Scrum
5 19 (29.69%) Retail
6 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (25.00%) Marketing
7 16 (25.00%) Degree
8 15 (23.44%) HTML
8 15 (23.44%) Analytics
9 13 (20.31%) Automotive
10 12 (18.75%) TDD
10 12 (18.75%) CMS
10 12 (18.75%) Java
10 12 (18.75%) hybris
11 11 (17.19%) CSS
12 10 (15.63%) German Language
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.06%) Project Management
13 9 (14.06%) SEO
14 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.50%) Web Development
14 8 (12.50%) Google
14 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 8 (12.50%) Google Analytics
15 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
15 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
15 7 (10.94%) Mockito
15 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.94%) SQL

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.75%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Drupal
3 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.13%) InVision
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.56%) Sprinklr
1 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Network Security
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JUnit
1 7 (10.94%) Mockito
2 5 (7.81%) Grunt
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Retail
3 16 (25.00%) Marketing
4 13 (20.31%) Automotive
5 10 (15.63%) German Language
6 4 (6.25%) Banking
7 3 (4.69%) Legal
8 2 (3.13%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.56%) Publishing
9 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Hybris Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.25%) Designer
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Supplier Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) HTML
2 11 (17.19%) CSS
3 7 (10.94%) Java EE
3 7 (10.94%) Spring
3 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
4 5 (7.81%) LESS
4 5 (7.81%) Sass
4 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.56%) jQuery
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) User Experience
3 4 (6.25%) Social Media
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.69%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) Animation
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.13%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
6 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) B2B
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) Analytics
5 12 (18.75%) TDD
6 9 (14.06%) Project Management
6 9 (14.06%) SEO
7 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.50%) Web Development
8 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) MVC
8 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
9 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.38%) Change Management
9 6 (9.38%) Content Management
9 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) Web Analytics
10 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) MCP
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) hybris
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Google
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) DoubleClick
6 2 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Facebook
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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