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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 506 491 524
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Contract jobs citing B2C 132 158 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 54
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £315 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £31.98 £39.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.04% -

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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 2016.

B2C Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

B2C
Top 28 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 6 December 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 -12 132 £413 +3.12% 60
London +23 87 £413 -8.33% 41
Essex +22 22 £260 -42.22%
East of England +20 22 £260 -42.22% 1
City of London +2 12 £650 +126.08% 2
Hammersmith - 12 £180 -
South East -8 10 £443 +13.46% 6
Basildon +9 7 £260 -
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £438 +65.87% 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £438 - 2
Berkshire +5 4 £513 - 2
South West +7 3 £500 +14.28% 1
North West -8 3 £413 +26.92% 3
Leeds +13 2 £406 -4.41% 1
West Yorkshire +10 2 £406 -4.41% 1
Slough +5 2 £519 -5.68% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £406 -9.72% 1
Bristol 0 2 £500 +14.28%
West Midlands -26 2 £438 +25.00% 6
North East -37 2 £325 -51.85%
Durham - 2 £325 -
Maidenhead - 2 £375 -
Manchester -5 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Street - 1 - -

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 128 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (38.24%) B2B
3 81 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 76 (24.84%) Retail
5 73 (23.86%) Marketing
6 67 (21.90%) HTML
7 66 (21.57%) Java
8 64 (20.92%) Analytics
9 62 (20.26%) CSS
10 59 (19.28%) Finance
11 52 (16.99%) JavaScript
12 50 (16.34%) User Experience
13 47 (15.36%) Adobe
14 46 (15.03%) CRM
15 45 (14.71%) CMS
16 42 (13.73%) Web Services
17 41 (13.40%) Scrum
17 41 (13.40%) TDD
18 37 (12.09%) Oracle
19 36 (11.76%) Web Development
19 36 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
20 32 (10.46%) SQL
21 31 (10.13%) SOA
21 31 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (8.82%) HTML5
23 27 (8.82%) hybris
24 26 (8.50%) Degree
25 25 (8.17%) XML
25 25 (8.17%) Coaching

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 45 (14.71%) CMS
2 9 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 9 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.29%) Drupal
5 6 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.63%) Apache
7 4 (1.31%) Confluence
7 4 (1.31%) Mule
7 4 (1.31%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.98%) Jetty
8 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (3.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (3.59%) Photoshop
4 10 (3.27%) MS Office
4 10 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.61%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (1.63%) InDesign
7 4 (1.31%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.98%) InVision
8 3 (0.98%) MS Project
9 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 22 (7.19%) Unica
2 19 (6.21%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.31%) Magento
5 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.33%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.33%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.98%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.98%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.96%) Extranet
1 6 (1.96%) Intranet
2 5 (1.63%) SMS
3 4 (1.31%) Internet
4 3 (0.98%) HTTP
4 3 (0.98%) Network Security
4 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
5 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.90%) Big Data
2 13 (4.25%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.59%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.27%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.96%) OLAP
6 6 (1.96%) OLTP
7 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.65%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (6.21%) JUnit
2 16 (5.23%) Mockito
3 13 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.59%) JIRA
5 8 (2.61%) Axure RP
6 7 (2.29%) Maven
7 6 (1.96%) Gradle
7 6 (1.96%) Grunt
7 6 (1.96%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.96%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.31%) Subversion
9 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.98%) Bower
9 3 (0.98%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.65%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.65%) Selenium
10 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (24.84%) Retail
2 73 (23.86%) Marketing
3 59 (19.28%) Finance
4 21 (6.86%) Automotive
4 21 (6.86%) Banking
5 11 (3.59%) German Language
6 10 (3.27%) Advertising
6 10 (3.27%) Legal
7 7 (2.29%) Publishing
8 6 (1.96%) Games
8 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.65%) Back Office
11 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (27.12%) Developer
2 62 (20.26%) Architect
3 36 (11.76%) Analyst
4 32 (10.46%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 26 (8.50%) Designer
7 23 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.52%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.23%) Hybris Developer
9 15 (4.90%) Lead Architect
9 15 (4.90%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.58%) Digital Business Analyst
10 14 (4.58%) E-Commerce Manager
11 13 (4.25%) Digital Analyst
11 13 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.59%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.59%) Integration Architect
13 10 (3.27%) Senior Architect
13 10 (3.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.27%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (21.90%) HTML
2 62 (20.26%) CSS
3 42 (13.73%) Web Services
4 27 (8.82%) HTML5
5 25 (8.17%) XML
6 24 (7.84%) Spring
7 22 (7.19%) JSON
7 22 (7.19%) RESTful
8 20 (6.54%) .NET
9 17 (5.56%) CSS3
10 16 (5.23%) REST
11 15 (4.90%) jQuery
12 13 (4.25%) AngularJS
12 13 (4.25%) Java EE
13 11 (3.59%) IBM Integration Bus
13 11 (3.59%) Node.js
13 11 (3.59%) SOAP
13 11 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (3.27%) J2EE
14 10 (3.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.34%) User Experience
2 29 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.54%) Social Media
4 11 (3.59%) Statistics
5 10 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.94%) Copywriting
7 7 (2.29%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.96%) iPad
8 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.31%) Fintech
9 4 (1.31%) PKI
10 3 (0.98%) Animation
10 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.98%) FMCG
10 3 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.98%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.98%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.54%) Unix
2 12 (3.92%) Windows
3 10 (3.27%) Linux
4 8 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.96%) Android
6 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (38.24%) B2B
3 81 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 64 (20.92%) Analytics
5 46 (15.03%) CRM
6 41 (13.40%) Scrum
6 41 (13.40%) TDD
7 36 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 36 (11.76%) Web Development
8 31 (10.13%) SOA
8 31 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (8.17%) Coaching
10 24 (7.84%) Content Management
11 23 (7.52%) Project Management
12 20 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (6.54%) Wireframes
13 19 (6.21%) MVC
13 19 (6.21%) Refactoring
14 18 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.23%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.57%) Java
2 52 (16.99%) JavaScript
3 32 (10.46%) SQL
4 22 (7.19%) PHP
5 12 (3.92%) C#
6 10 (3.27%) Python
7 8 (2.61%) Scala
8 7 (2.29%) R
9 6 (1.96%) PHP 5
10 4 (1.31%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.31%) Ruby
11 3 (0.98%) AWK
11 3 (0.98%) C
11 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.65%) X++
13 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.33%) Perl
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (8.50%) Degree
2 3 (0.98%) MCP
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.98%) PMP
3 2 (0.65%) APMP
3 2 (0.65%) ISEB
3 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (1.96%) SLA
3 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.27%) MOM
2 4 (1.31%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.31%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.98%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) Cacti
5 1 (0.33%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (15.36%) Adobe
2 37 (12.09%) Oracle
3 27 (8.82%) hybris
4 24 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 22 (7.19%) IBM
6 11 (3.59%) MuleSoft
7 9 (2.94%) Endeca
8 8 (2.61%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (2.61%) Facebook
9 7 (2.29%) SAP
9 7 (2.29%) Zend
10 6 (1.96%) ATG
10 6 (1.96%) Google
11 4 (1.31%) Apigee
11 4 (1.31%) BEA
11 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.65%) Ariba
13 2 (0.65%) DoubleClick
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