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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
England / South East
Rank 228 242 236
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing B2C 10 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 18
Median daily rate £389 £463 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £423 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 - -

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
5834 6635 7239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.97% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3426 3972 3993
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 282 243
Median hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +9 7 £400 -11.11%
Surrey +16 2 £238 -
Berkshire +11 1 £375 -21.05% 3
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) Retail
3 15 (42.86%) Automotive
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) Degree
4 13 (37.14%) B2B
5 12 (34.29%) Analytics
6 11 (31.43%) Project Management
6 11 (31.43%) German Language
6 11 (31.43%) Marketing
7 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (25.71%) CMS
9 8 (22.86%) SEO
9 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (20.00%) HTML
10 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (17.14%) Google Analytics
11 6 (17.14%) Google
11 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) Drupal
12 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (14.29%) ITIL
12 5 (14.29%) Web Analytics
12 5 (14.29%) Scrum
13 4 (11.43%) Legal
13 4 (11.43%) Banking
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.43%) 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 9 (25.71%) CMS
2 6 (17.14%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.86%) Sprinklr
1 1 (2.86%) StreamServe
1 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Google Analytics
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) Retail
3 15 (42.86%) Automotive
4 11 (31.43%) German Language
4 11 (31.43%) Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Legal
6 2 (5.71%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.86%) Electronics
7 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Digital Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Campaign Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Fluent NHibernate
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.86%) SAP TM
4 1 (2.86%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) Copywriting
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.86%) Animation
5 1 (2.86%) Blog
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.86%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (37.14%) B2B
2 12 (34.29%) Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.86%) SEO
6 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (14.29%) Web Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
10 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
10 3 (8.57%) OO
10 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
3 1 (2.86%) ABAP
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) APMG
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) DoubleClick
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Facebook
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter