The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
UK
Rank 478 463 484
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing B2C 130 165 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 96 69
Median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing B2C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

B2C
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C within the UK.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the UK

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2C within the UK.

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

B2C
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

B2C Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

B2C
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 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
England +8 128 £425 -5.55% 61
London +7 63 £500 +5.26% 41
East of England +15 18 £310 -31.11% 2
Essex +10 17 £310 -31.11%
South East +23 15 £394 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire +28 11 £400 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +29 10 £400 -11.11%
South West +21 10 £500 +14.28% 2
North West +18 9 £324 -23.82% 3
City of London -11 8 £369 -16.14% 7
Leeds +12 7 £400 -11.11%
Milton Keynes +5 7 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £400 -11.11%
Manchester +3 6 £324 -23.82% 3
Bradford - 3 - -
Basildon - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 - -
Surrey +15 2 £238 -20.83% 1
Berkshire +14 2 £375 -16.20% 2
East Sussex - 2 £388 - 1
Brighton - 2 £388 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £375 -
Hampshire +7 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £550 +25.71% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £700 +75.00%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £700 -
Brentwood - 1 - -

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 with a requirement for B2C.

1 105 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (40.00%) B2B
3 84 (32.31%) E-Commerce
4 57 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 56 (21.54%) Java
6 54 (20.77%) CRM
7 53 (20.38%) Oracle
8 51 (19.62%) CMS
9 50 (19.23%) SQL
10 49 (18.85%) HTML
11 48 (18.46%) Finance
11 48 (18.46%) Analytics
12 46 (17.69%) Retail
13 44 (16.92%) Marketing
13 44 (16.92%) Adobe
14 42 (16.15%) CSS
15 41 (15.77%) Web Services
16 38 (14.62%) User Experience
17 37 (14.23%) PHP
18 36 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 35 (13.46%) Scrum
19 35 (13.46%) XML
20 33 (12.69%) Content Management
21 29 (11.15%) SOA
22 28 (10.77%) JSON
23 27 (10.38%) OO
23 27 (10.38%) Web Development
24 26 (10.00%) Unica
24 26 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
25 25 (9.62%) QA

B2C
Top Related IT Skills 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 51 (19.62%) CMS
2 13 (5.00%) Apache
3 12 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.23%) Anypoint
4 11 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.46%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.08%) JBoss
7 8 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.92%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.54%) Confluence
9 4 (1.54%) Drupal
9 4 (1.54%) Mule
9 4 (1.54%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.54%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.15%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.54%) MS Office
4 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.38%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 26 (10.00%) Unica
2 9 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.31%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.54%) Magento
5 3 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.77%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.38%) Maximo
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.38%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.54%) Office 365
4 4 (1.54%) Yammer
5 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.15%) Internet
2 4 (1.54%) Extranet
2 4 (1.54%) Intranet
2 4 (1.54%) SMS
3 2 (0.77%) Broadband
3 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.77%) SNMP
4 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (6.92%) Endeca
3 17 (6.54%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.38%) Big Data
6 13 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.54%) OLAP
8 4 (1.54%) OLTP
9 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.15%) MySQL
9 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.38%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.46%) JIRA
2 6 (2.31%) Jasmine
2 6 (2.31%) PHPUnit
3 5 (1.92%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.92%) NUnit
4 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.15%) JUnit
5 3 (1.15%) Mockito
6 2 (0.77%) Mocha
6 2 (0.77%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.38%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.38%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (18.46%) Finance
2 46 (17.69%) Retail
3 44 (16.92%) Marketing
4 24 (9.23%) Automotive
5 22 (8.46%) Banking
6 13 (5.00%) Legal
7 10 (3.85%) German Language
8 8 (3.08%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.31%) Back Office
9 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.92%) Advertising
10 5 (1.92%) Publishing
11 3 (1.15%) Electronics
12 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.38%) French Language
13 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (25.38%) Developer
2 62 (23.85%) Architect
3 28 (10.77%) Analyst
4 26 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 22 (8.46%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (8.08%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.15%) E-Commerce Manager
8 15 (5.77%) Digital Business Analyst
9 14 (5.38%) Digital Analyst
9 14 (5.38%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.00%) CRM Developer
10 13 (5.00%) Designer
10 13 (5.00%) Integration Architect
10 13 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.00%) Lead Architect
11 11 (4.23%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.85%) Consultant
12 10 (3.85%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.46%) Technical Leader
13 9 (3.46%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.85%) HTML
2 42 (16.15%) CSS
3 41 (15.77%) Web Services
4 35 (13.46%) XML
5 28 (10.77%) JSON
6 25 (9.62%) J2EE
7 21 (8.08%) .NET
8 20 (7.69%) REST
8 20 (7.69%) Spring
9 16 (6.15%) HTML5
10 15 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 15 (5.77%) Node.js
10 15 (5.77%) RESTful
11 14 (5.38%) CSS3
12 13 (5.00%) SOAP
13 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET
13 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (4.62%) IBM Integration Bus
13 12 (4.62%) jQuery
14 11 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.62%) User Experience
2 24 (9.23%) iPad
3 23 (8.85%) Virtual Team
4 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.46%) Social Media
6 8 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.54%) FMCG
8 4 (1.54%) PKI
8 4 (1.54%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.77%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.77%) Fintech
10 2 (0.77%) PMI
10 2 (0.77%) STB
11 1 (0.38%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.46%) Unix
2 4 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (40.00%) B2B
3 84 (32.31%) E-Commerce
4 54 (20.77%) CRM
5 48 (18.46%) Analytics
6 36 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (13.46%) Scrum
8 33 (12.69%) Content Management
9 29 (11.15%) SOA
10 27 (10.38%) OO
10 27 (10.38%) Web Development
11 25 (9.62%) BDD
12 24 (9.23%) TDD
13 21 (8.08%) Project Management
14 20 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (7.69%) MVC
14 20 (7.69%) OOP
15 19 (7.31%) Software Architecture
16 18 (6.92%) Kanban
16 18 (6.92%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.92%) JavaScript
2 56 (21.54%) Java
3 50 (19.23%) SQL
4 37 (14.23%) PHP
5 20 (7.69%) C#
6 6 (2.31%) PHP 5
7 5 (1.92%) Python
7 5 (1.92%) Scala
8 4 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.15%) ABAP
9 3 (1.15%) R
10 2 (0.77%) C
10 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.77%) X++
11 1 (0.38%) ES6
11 1 (0.38%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.85%) Degree
2 4 (1.54%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.54%) PMP
3 2 (0.77%) APMG
3 2 (0.77%) ISEB
3 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (4.23%) MOM
2 4 (1.54%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.54%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (20.38%) Oracle
2 44 (16.92%) Adobe
3 22 (8.46%) hybris
4 19 (7.31%) ATG
5 18 (6.92%) IBM
6 15 (5.77%) SAP
7 14 (5.38%) Microsoft
8 12 (4.62%) MuleSoft
8 12 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (4.23%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (2.69%) Zend
11 4 (1.54%) Apigee
11 4 (1.54%) BEA
11 4 (1.54%) Infor
12 3 (1.15%) Facebook
13 2 (0.77%) Gigya
13 2 (0.77%) OpenText
14 1 (0.38%) Demandware
14 1 (0.38%) Google
14 1 (0.38%) Syclo
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