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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank - 132 140
Contract jobs citing B2C 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £450 £405
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2289 2414 2524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 78.02% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1561 1571
Average daily rate £388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 109
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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