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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 487 496 464
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing B2C 174 178 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 116 90
Median daily rate £450 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £316 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -

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
44685 45554 42380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29541 29536 26295
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1193 1184
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

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
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 27 July 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
England -20 168 £450 +5.88% 76
London +4 79 £475 +11.76% 50
South East +7 35 £425 - 14
Yorkshire +6 12 £425 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +4 12 £425 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -25 12 £380 -20.00% 4
East of England +7 10 £425 +4.29% 3
Coventry - 10 £403 - 1
City of London +45 9 £449 +15.80% 9
South West +10 9 £430 +32.30%
East Midlands -20 8 £475 +8.57%
Dorset - 8 £430 -
Hertfordshire +20 6 £438 +94.44% 1
Leeds +3 6 £375 -16.66% 1
West Sussex - 6 £460 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £200 -42.85% 3
Milton Keynes +12 5 £200 -42.85%
Bournemouth - 5 £430 -
Hampshire +6 4 £425 +6.25% 6
Bradford +5 4 £538 +22.85%
Berkshire -1 4 £238 -50.00% 3
Surrey -2 4 £613 +36.11% 1
Northamptonshire -15 4 £350 -20.00%
Borehamwood - 4 £317 -
Essex -9 3 - -
Worthing - 3 £485 -
Corby - 3 £350 -
Crawley - 3 £385 - 1
Basildon -3 2 - -
Manchester -6 2 £438 +2.94% 2

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for B2C.

1 155 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (35.53%) B2B
3 90 (29.61%) E-Commerce
4 88 (28.95%) Retail
5 73 (24.01%) Java
5 73 (24.01%) Marketing
6 68 (22.37%) HTML
7 67 (22.04%) Scrum
8 64 (21.05%) CSS
9 50 (16.45%) Finance
10 47 (15.46%) hybris
11 44 (14.47%) JavaScript
11 44 (14.47%) User Experience
12 42 (13.82%) Spring
13 39 (12.83%) Web Services
14 38 (12.50%) Web Development
15 35 (11.51%) MVC
16 33 (10.86%) Digital Marketing
17 32 (10.53%) TDD
18 29 (9.54%) SQL
18 29 (9.54%) JUnit
19 28 (9.21%) jQuery
19 28 (9.21%) Analytics
20 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (8.22%) Microsoft
21 25 (8.22%) HTML5
21 25 (8.22%) Degree
22 24 (7.89%) SAP
22 24 (7.89%) Unix

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 20 (6.58%) CMS
1 20 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.93%) Confluence
3 9 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.64%) Apache
5 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.32%) JBoss
7 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.66%) Drupal
8 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.66%) Jetty
8 2 (0.66%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (3.95%) Photoshop
3 11 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.96%) MS Office
4 9 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.30%) MS Excel
6 4 (1.32%) InDesign
6 4 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.99%) InVision
8 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.32%) Magento
3 3 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.99%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.29%) Office 365
3 9 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Yammer
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.63%) Intranet
2 6 (1.97%) DNS
2 6 (1.97%) Extranet
3 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.64%) LDAP
4 4 (1.32%) Internet
5 3 (0.99%) Broadband
6 2 (0.66%) HTTP
6 2 (0.66%) SMS
7 1 (0.33%) ADSL
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.33%) WAN
7 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.26%) MySQL
2 10 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.97%) OLAP
4 6 (1.97%) OLTP
5 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.99%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 2 (0.66%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (9.54%) JUnit
2 19 (6.25%) JIRA
2 19 (6.25%) Subversion
3 16 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.28%) Mockito
5 10 (3.29%) Maven
6 8 (2.63%) Grunt
6 8 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.30%) Gradle
8 6 (1.97%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.32%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.99%) Bower
10 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.99%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.99%) Selenium
10 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.66%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
General
1 88 (28.95%) Retail
2 73 (24.01%) Marketing
3 50 (16.45%) Finance
4 19 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.28%) Electronics
6 11 (3.62%) Automotive
7 10 (3.29%) Advertising
8 9 (2.96%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.63%) German Language
10 6 (1.97%) Games
10 6 (1.97%) Publishing
11 4 (1.32%) Banking
11 4 (1.32%) French Language
12 3 (0.99%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.99%) Legal
12 3 (0.99%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.33%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (30.92%) Developer
2 51 (16.78%) Architect
3 41 (13.49%) Analyst
4 35 (11.51%) Business Analyst
5 33 (10.86%) Hybris Developer
6 30 (9.87%) Senior Developer
7 28 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (7.89%) Project Manager
9 21 (6.91%) Designer
10 20 (6.58%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.58%) Senior Architect
11 15 (4.93%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.61%) Agile Business Analyst
12 14 (4.61%) Consultant
12 14 (4.61%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Mobile Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Mobile Web Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (3.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.37%) HTML
2 64 (21.05%) CSS
3 42 (13.82%) Spring
4 39 (12.83%) Web Services
5 28 (9.21%) jQuery
6 25 (8.22%) HTML5
7 23 (7.57%) J2EE
7 23 (7.57%) XML
8 22 (7.24%) Spring MVC
9 21 (6.91%) .NET
9 21 (6.91%) AngularJS
10 19 (6.25%) Ajax
10 19 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (5.92%) RESTful
12 16 (5.26%) Java EE
12 16 (5.26%) XSD
13 13 (4.28%) JSP
14 11 (3.62%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.62%) SOAP
15 10 (3.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.47%) User Experience
2 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.24%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.93%) Social Media
5 8 (2.63%) iPad
6 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.64%) PKI
6 5 (1.64%) Statistics
6 5 (1.64%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.32%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.32%) Fintech
7 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.32%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.89%) Unix
2 14 (4.61%) Windows
3 10 (3.29%) Linux
4 9 (2.96%) Android
4 9 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (35.53%) B2B
3 90 (29.61%) E-Commerce
4 67 (22.04%) Scrum
5 38 (12.50%) Web Development
6 35 (11.51%) MVC
7 33 (10.86%) Digital Marketing
8 32 (10.53%) TDD
9 28 (9.21%) Analytics
10 26 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (7.89%) CRM
12 20 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.58%) Project Management
13 19 (6.25%) Coaching
13 19 (6.25%) OO
13 19 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.93%) Data Management
14 15 (4.93%) Mobile Development
15 14 (4.61%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.01%) Java
2 44 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 29 (9.54%) SQL
4 12 (3.95%) C#
5 6 (1.97%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.64%) PHP
6 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.64%) Python
7 4 (1.32%) AWK
7 4 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.32%) Ruby
8 3 (0.99%) C
9 2 (0.66%) Perl
9 2 (0.66%) SQR
9 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) ABAP
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (8.22%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) ISEB
3 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.66%) MBA
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) APMP
4 1 (0.33%) MCP
4 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PMP
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.29%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) SLA
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) Docker
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.33%) Cacti
2 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (15.46%) hybris
2 25 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.89%) SAP
4 19 (6.25%) Adobe
4 19 (6.25%) Oracle
5 8 (2.63%) ATG
6 6 (1.97%) Endeca
7 5 (1.64%) Facebook
8 4 (1.32%) Google
8 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.99%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) Demandware
10 2 (0.66%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.33%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.33%) New Relic
11 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Talend
11 1 (0.33%) Twitter
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