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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 218 252 219
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -33
Contract jobs citing B2C 43 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 19
Median daily rate £380 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £411
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £36.67 -
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -
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
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +22 9 £200 -42.85%
Berkshire +4 7 £238 -50.00% 4
Surrey +5 6 £638 +41.66%
Hampshire - 6 £425 - 2
West Sussex +4 3 £385 -19.79%
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 35 (48.61%) B2B
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.72%) Finance
4 21 (29.17%) Scrum
5 18 (25.00%) Retail
5 18 (25.00%) Marketing
5 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.61%) Degree
7 16 (22.22%) HTML
8 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.44%) Java
8 14 (19.44%) hybris
8 14 (19.44%) Analytics
9 12 (16.67%) CSS
9 12 (16.67%) Project Management
9 12 (16.67%) TDD
9 12 (16.67%) CMS
10 11 (15.28%) Automotive
10 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
10 11 (15.28%) MS Office
11 10 (13.89%) Windows
11 10 (13.89%) SEO
11 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (13.89%) German Language
12 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 9 (12.50%) MVC
12 9 (12.50%) Spring
12 9 (12.50%) JUnit
12 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.50%) 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 6 (8.33%) Drupal
3 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.78%) InVision
4 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.39%) Sprinklr
1 1 (1.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 5 (6.94%) Office 365
4 3 (4.17%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.94%) LDAP
3 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SAP BI
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JUnit
2 7 (9.72%) Mockito
3 5 (6.94%) Grunt
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 18 (25.00%) Marketing
2 18 (25.00%) Retail
3 11 (15.28%) Automotive
4 10 (13.89%) German Language
5 3 (4.17%) French Language
5 3 (4.17%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.78%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Hybris Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Designer
8 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) HTML
2 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 9 (12.50%) Spring
3 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 7 (9.72%) Java EE
5 6 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (6.94%) LESS
6 5 (6.94%) OAuth2
6 5 (6.94%) SAML
6 5 (6.94%) Sass
6 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (2.78%) .NET
8 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.78%) Ajax
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.78%) JSP
8 2 (2.78%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.78%) XML
8 2 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) PKI
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Social Media
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Animation
5 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.78%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.39%) Blog
6 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) B2B
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Scrum
4 14 (19.44%) Analytics
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
5 12 (16.67%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) SEO
7 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.50%) MVC
8 8 (11.11%) Web Development
9 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Refactoring
9 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.33%) Change Management
10 6 (8.33%) Content Management
10 6 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Web Analytics
11 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) MCP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) hybris
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Google
3 5 (6.94%) Adobe
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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