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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 228 191 215
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs citing B2C 32 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.78% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 20
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£400 £403 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £343 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
7456 6703 5993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 71.88% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4196 3745 3126
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 259 266
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
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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
Surrey +13 15 £450 -5.26%
Berkshire -29 5 £240 -43.52% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £338 - 1
Hampshire -1 2 £400 +11.11%
East Sussex -13 2 £375 -6.54%
Kent - 2 £388 -
West Sussex -20 1 £525 +59.09% 2
Thames Valley - 1 - - 3
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 28 (54.90%) E-Commerce
2 20 (39.22%) B2B
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (27.45%) Retail
5 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.57%) HTML
6 11 (21.57%) Marketing
7 10 (19.61%) Project Management
7 10 (19.61%) CSS
8 9 (17.65%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) CRM
9 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) Finance
9 8 (15.69%) jQuery
10 6 (11.76%) CMS
10 6 (11.76%) Spring
10 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
10 6 (11.76%) Web Services
11 5 (9.80%) PHP
11 5 (9.80%) Google
11 5 (9.80%) HTML5
11 5 (9.80%) hybris
11 5 (9.80%) Digital Media
11 5 (9.80%) Analytics
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
12 4 (7.84%) CSS3
12 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (7.84%) Drupal

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (11.76%) CMS
1 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) Drupal
2 4 (7.84%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) FileNet
5 1 (1.96%) Liferay
5 1 (1.96%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Project
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Optimost
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Google Checkout
2 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) DB2
1 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Grunt
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Ant
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 14 (27.45%) Retail
2 11 (21.57%) Marketing
3 8 (15.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Project Manager
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Head of Infrastructure
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 10 (19.61%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) jQuery
4 6 (11.76%) Spring
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 4 (7.84%) CSS3
6 4 (7.84%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) Ajax
6 4 (7.84%) JSP
6 4 (7.84%) Struts
7 3 (5.88%) DHTML
7 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.92%) XSLT
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Digital Media
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) E-Commerce
2 20 (39.22%) B2B
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) CRM
6 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) Email Marketing
8 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.84%) Content Management
8 4 (7.84%) Web Development
8 4 (7.84%) SEO
8 4 (7.84%) SOA
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.84%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) OOD
9 3 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Google
1 5 (9.80%) hybris
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Coremetrics
3 3 (5.88%) Planview
3 3 (5.88%) ATG
3 3 (5.88%) PayPal
4 2 (3.92%) Tealeaf
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Demandware
5 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.96%) Mashery
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