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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 211 224 192
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Contract jobs citing B2C 34 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.33% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 17
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£440 £288 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £224 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £430 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.62% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +25 20 £440 +95.55% 1
Surrey +1 5 £575 +37.72%
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £505 +137.64% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £250 +11.11%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 52 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 36 (46.15%) B2B
3 27 (34.62%) HTML
4 26 (33.33%) Scrum
5 23 (29.49%) Finance
6 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.21%) Java
6 22 (28.21%) XML
7 21 (26.92%) JIRA
7 21 (26.92%) jQuery
8 19 (24.36%) MVC
9 18 (23.08%) Retail
9 18 (23.08%) CSS
10 17 (21.79%) Project Management
10 17 (21.79%) Marketing
11 16 (20.51%) Migration
11 16 (20.51%) CRM
12 15 (19.23%) hybris
13 14 (17.95%) Spring
13 14 (17.95%) Ajax
14 13 (16.67%) Subversion
14 13 (16.67%) SEO
14 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 13 (16.67%) XSD
14 13 (16.67%) UNIX
14 13 (16.67%) JSP
14 13 (16.67%) JUnit
14 13 (16.67%) MySQL
14 13 (16.67%) Confluence
14 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 13 (16.67%) Confluence
2 6 (7.69%) Drupal
3 4 (5.13%) CMS
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) Liferay
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) FileNet
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Magento
3 1 (1.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Force.com
2 1 (1.28%) Responsys
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.28%) BigTable
2 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.28%) Redis
2 1 (1.28%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) JIRA
2 13 (16.67%) Subversion
2 13 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Retail
3 17 (21.79%) Marketing
4 7 (8.97%) French Language
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.85%) Back Office
6 3 (3.85%) Legal
7 2 (2.56%) Billing
7 2 (2.56%) Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 19 (24.36%) Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Hybris Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Architect
6 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (7.69%) Product Manager
8 6 (7.69%) Programme Manager
9 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Business Manager
11 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.85%) Relationships Manager
12 2 (2.56%) Domain Architect
12 2 (2.56%) Digital Project Manager
12 2 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
13 1 (1.28%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) HTML
2 22 (28.21%) XML
3 21 (26.92%) jQuery
4 18 (23.08%) CSS
5 14 (17.95%) Spring
5 14 (17.95%) Ajax
6 13 (16.67%) XSD
6 13 (16.67%) JSP
6 13 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 12 (15.38%) J2EE
8 9 (11.54%) Web Services
9 8 (10.26%) .NET
10 5 (6.41%) SOAP
10 5 (6.41%) REST
11 4 (5.13%) Flash
12 2 (2.56%) XHTML
12 2 (2.56%) Middleware
13 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.28%) XSLT
13 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Social Media
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.56%) Social Network
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.56%) EPoS
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 36 (46.15%) B2B
3 26 (33.33%) Scrum
4 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.36%) MVC
6 17 (21.79%) Project Management
7 16 (20.51%) Migration
7 16 (20.51%) CRM
8 13 (16.67%) SEO
8 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 13 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 12 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.54%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.26%) Data Validation
11 8 (10.26%) Validation
12 7 (8.97%) Product Management
12 7 (8.97%) Business Transformation
13 6 (7.69%) User Stories
13 6 (7.69%) Analytics
13 6 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) Java
2 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) PMP
2 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.56%) IIBA
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) hybris
2 10 (12.82%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) Google
5 3 (3.85%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.56%) Facebook
6 2 (2.56%) Twitter
6 2 (2.56%) Demandware
6 2 (2.56%) ATG
6 2 (2.56%) Siebel
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Omniture
7 1 (1.28%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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