The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank - 134 136
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £7.93 - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2285 2290 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.17% 76.67% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1517 1570
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 97 124
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C across the South West region.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the South West

B2C
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for B2C.

1 4 (100.00%) ATG
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) hybris
1 4 (100.00%) Demandware
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Billing

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ATG
1 4 (100.00%) Demandware
1 4 (100.00%) hybris