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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 240 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing B2C 25 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 7
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£450 £440 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +70.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £644 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £411 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +25.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
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
7449 6954 6220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.32% 74.64% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4507 3809 3356
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 264 271
Average hourly rate £23.29 £22.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Berkshire -8 11 £475 +7.95% 2
Surrey -5 6 £450 -21.73% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £350 +34.61% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 35 (60.34%) E-Commerce
2 34 (58.62%) B2B
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.03%) Marketing
5 16 (27.59%) Analytics
5 16 (27.59%) Retail
6 14 (24.14%) Finance
6 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
7 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 12 (20.69%) Google
8 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.97%) Java
8 11 (18.97%) Project Management
9 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 10 (17.24%) CRM
10 9 (15.52%) CSS
10 9 (15.52%) Oracle
10 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
10 9 (15.52%) Adobe
10 9 (15.52%) SDLC
11 8 (13.79%) hybris
11 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 8 (13.79%) Spring
12 7 (12.07%) Content Management
12 7 (12.07%) Ajax
12 7 (12.07%) SEO
12 7 (12.07%) Web Services
12 7 (12.07%) JSP
12 7 (12.07%) IBM

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (3.45%) WordPress
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) Liferay
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
5 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Optimost
2 4 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (5.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Google Analytics
2 5 (8.62%) Google Checkout
3 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) DB2
1 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 18 (31.03%) Marketing
2 16 (27.59%) Retail
3 14 (24.14%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Automotive
4 4 (6.90%) Billing
4 4 (6.90%) Italian Language
5 3 (5.17%) Norwegian Language
5 3 (5.17%) Swedish Language
5 3 (5.17%) Danish Language
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.45%) German Language
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.41%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Product Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.45%) WebCenter Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Designer
7 2 (3.45%) Head of Infrastructure
7 2 (3.45%) Head of Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) HTML
2 9 (15.52%) CSS
3 8 (13.79%) Spring
4 7 (12.07%) JSP
4 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 7 (12.07%) Ajax
5 6 (10.34%) Struts
6 5 (8.62%) DHTML
6 5 (8.62%) jQuery
7 4 (6.90%) WebCenter
7 4 (6.90%) J2EE
7 4 (6.90%) XML
8 3 (5.17%) .NET
8 3 (5.17%) LAMP
8 3 (5.17%) HTML5
8 3 (5.17%) CSS3
9 2 (3.45%) Worklight
9 2 (3.45%) SAP XI
10 1 (1.72%) JSF
10 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Social Media
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) E-Commerce
2 34 (58.62%) B2B
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) Analytics
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.97%) Project Management
6 10 (17.24%) CRM
7 9 (15.52%) SDLC
8 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.07%) SEO
9 7 (12.07%) Content Management
9 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.07%) System Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Web Analytics
10 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
11 5 (8.62%) OO
11 5 (8.62%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.97%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Google
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Adobe
3 8 (13.79%) hybris
4 7 (12.07%) IBM
5 6 (10.34%) Tealeaf
6 5 (8.62%) PayPal
6 5 (8.62%) Coremetrics
7 4 (6.90%) Amdocs
7 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
7 4 (6.90%) Remedy
7 4 (6.90%) Infovista
7 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 4 (6.90%) BMC
7 4 (6.90%) Pega
7 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
8 3 (5.17%) Maxymiser
8 3 (5.17%) Omniture
9 2 (3.45%) Planview
9 2 (3.45%) ATG