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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 136 152 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing B2C 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.090% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £388 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +1.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.34 -
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -
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
2208 2549 2558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.74% 76.62% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1700 1698
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 140 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dorset - 3 £388 -
Wiltshire +12 1 - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Gradle
4 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) JAXB
5 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSD
5 3 (30.00%) Bower
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) JSON

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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Gradle
3 3 (30.00%) Bower
3 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Planning Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) JAXB
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) RequireJS
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Batch
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) HOOD
6 1 (10.00%) Integrated Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Integrated Marketing Communications
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook