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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 235 244 231
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing B2C 11 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £366 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £471 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 7 £448 +62.72%
Hampshire +6 2 - - 3
Surrey -16 1 £300 -29.41% 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) B2B
3 16 (35.56%) CRM
3 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
4 15 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
5 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 12 (26.67%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) Marketing
7 11 (24.44%) SDLC
7 11 (24.44%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (22.22%) CMS
8 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (20.00%) REST
9 9 (20.00%) SOAP
10 8 (17.78%) XML
10 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.56%) SOA
11 7 (15.56%) PMI Certification
11 7 (15.56%) MVC
11 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
11 7 (15.56%) SEO
11 7 (15.56%) Analytics
11 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Social Media
12 6 (13.33%) Drupal
12 6 (13.33%) Project Management
12 6 (13.33%) Microsoft

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (22.22%) CMS
2 6 (13.33%) Drupal
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Confluence
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.89%) SAS
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (6.67%) HFM
2 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.22%) Magento
3 1 (2.22%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Essbase
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) JUnit
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Ant
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) JMeter
4 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.22%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Toad
5 1 (2.22%) WATIR
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Marketing
3 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 3 (6.67%) Automotive
5 3 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Electronics
5 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Integration Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Data Integration Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) REST
3 9 (20.00%) SOAP
4 8 (17.78%) XML
5 5 (11.11%) AppFabric
5 5 (11.11%) EDI
5 5 (11.11%) Flash
5 5 (11.11%) J2EE
5 5 (11.11%) MDX
5 5 (11.11%) MSMQ
5 5 (11.11%) Spring
5 5 (11.11%) WCF
5 5 (11.11%) WF
6 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (6.67%) JSP
7 3 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Social Media
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.44%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) B2B
3 16 (35.56%) CRM
3 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
4 11 (24.44%) SDLC
5 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.56%) Analytics
8 7 (15.56%) MVC
8 7 (15.56%) SEO
8 7 (15.56%) SOA
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) API Integration
10 5 (11.11%) BPEL
11 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
11 4 (8.89%) Test Management
11 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.44%) ABAP
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.33%) PMP
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) hybris
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Netezza
5 4 (8.89%) Teradata
6 3 (6.67%) Google
6 3 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 3 (6.67%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.44%) Facebook
7 2 (4.44%) Twitter
8 1 (2.22%) Adobe
8 1 (2.22%) ATG
8 1 (2.22%) BroadVision
8 1 (2.22%) FatWire
8 1 (2.22%) Maxymiser