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 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 125 134 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing B2C 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2357 2457 1624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.20% 77.09% 70.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1528 1000
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire - 2 £550 -
Bristol -4 1 £275 -30.37%
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (25.00%) B2B
3 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (20.00%) Electronics
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 4 (20.00%) DTV
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) BPEL
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) XSD
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (15.00%) Windows

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) OLTP
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Website Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Strategy Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Java EE
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XSD
2 3 (15.00%) WSDL
2 3 (15.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) B2B
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) BPEL
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) BPMN
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Android Development
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Nokia
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Sencha
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) HP
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