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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 491 492 498
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing B2C 162 185 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 107 78
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 -
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 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
England -23 160 £428 +0.58% 64
London +41 103 £450 +5.88% 28
South East +19 32 £375 -3.84% 6
Buckinghamshire +27 13 £235 -6.00% 2
Milton Keynes +21 10 £258 +3.00% 2
West Midlands -22 10 £400 -5.88% 9
Berkshire +2 8 £519 +9.21% 1
Hammersmith - 8 £180 -
Coventry - 7 £375 - 1
City of London +11 6 £500 +100.00% 7
Surrey +13 5 £750 +106.89% 1
East of England -22 5 £413 -8.33% 5
Maidenhead - 4 - -
South West +15 3 £388 -8.82% 2
Hampshire +12 3 £435 +21.67%
Hertfordshire 0 3 £550 +144.44% 2
Durham - 3 £338 -
North East - 3 £338 -
North West +15 2 £350 -17.64% 4
Scotland +13 2 £263 -
High Wycombe +10 2 - -
Slough +4 2 £519 -5.68%
East Midlands -30 2 - - 4
Dorset - 2 £388 -
Reading - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +17 1 £350 -
Wiltshire +16 1 - -
Glasgow +10 1 £175 -
Corby 0 1 - -
Leicester -5 1 - -

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for B2C.

1 150 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (36.45%) B2B
3 89 (28.71%) E-Commerce
4 84 (27.10%) Marketing
5 83 (26.77%) Retail
6 66 (21.29%) HTML
7 62 (20.00%) Java
8 58 (18.71%) CSS
9 56 (18.06%) Analytics
10 54 (17.42%) Scrum
11 52 (16.77%) Finance
12 45 (14.52%) TDD
12 45 (14.52%) User Experience
13 41 (13.23%) JavaScript
14 39 (12.58%) hybris
15 38 (12.26%) Web Services
16 37 (11.94%) Digital Marketing
17 34 (10.97%) Spring
18 33 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (10.00%) CMS
20 30 (9.68%) Web Development
21 29 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
22 28 (9.03%) MVC
22 28 (9.03%) HTML5
23 25 (8.06%) Degree
23 25 (8.06%) jQuery
23 25 (8.06%) Project Management
23 25 (8.06%) CRM
23 25 (8.06%) JUnit
24 24 (7.74%) Microsoft

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 31 (10.00%) CMS
2 12 (3.87%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.90%) Apache
5 8 (2.58%) Confluence
6 7 (2.26%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.26%) Drupal
7 5 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.97%) Jetty
8 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (3.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (3.87%) Photoshop
3 10 (3.23%) MS Office
4 9 (2.90%) MS Excel
5 7 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.94%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.29%) InDesign
8 3 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.97%) InVision
9 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.26%) Unica
3 5 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.97%) Magento
5 2 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.32%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.58%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.97%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (0.97%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) Extranet
1 6 (1.94%) Intranet
2 5 (1.61%) Internet
3 3 (0.97%) HTTP
3 3 (0.97%) Network Security
3 3 (0.97%) SMS
3 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) Broadband
4 1 (0.32%) DNS
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.90%) Big Data
3 7 (2.26%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.94%) OLAP
4 6 (1.94%) OLTP
4 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.61%) MySQL
6 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.97%) DB2
7 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.97%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.65%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.06%) JUnit
2 17 (5.48%) Mockito
3 14 (4.52%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.19%) JIRA
5 11 (3.55%) Subversion
6 9 (2.90%) Maven
7 8 (2.58%) Grunt
8 7 (2.26%) Gradle
9 6 (1.94%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.94%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.97%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.97%) Bower
10 3 (0.97%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.97%) Selenium
11 2 (0.65%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (27.10%) Marketing
2 83 (26.77%) Retail
3 52 (16.77%) Finance
4 14 (4.52%) Automotive
5 13 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.23%) Advertising
6 10 (3.23%) German Language
7 9 (2.90%) Banking
7 9 (2.90%) Electronics
8 7 (2.26%) Games
9 6 (1.94%) Legal
9 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.97%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.97%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (28.39%) Developer
2 51 (16.45%) Architect
3 41 (13.23%) Analyst
4 35 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 31 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (9.03%) Designer
7 25 (8.06%) Hybris Developer
7 25 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 21 (6.77%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.16%) Agile Business Analyst
9 16 (5.16%) Senior Architect
10 15 (4.84%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.19%) E-Commerce Manager
12 12 (3.87%) Data Architect
13 11 (3.55%) Consultant
13 11 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (3.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.23%) E-Commerce Developer
14 10 (3.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (21.29%) HTML
2 58 (18.71%) CSS
3 38 (12.26%) Web Services
4 34 (10.97%) Spring
5 28 (9.03%) HTML5
6 25 (8.06%) jQuery
7 24 (7.74%) RESTful
8 21 (6.77%) .NET
9 17 (5.48%) J2EE
9 17 (5.48%) Java EE
10 16 (5.16%) XML
11 15 (4.84%) CSS3
12 14 (4.52%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.52%) Spring MVC
13 13 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (3.55%) SOAP
15 10 (3.23%) Hibernate
15 10 (3.23%) Sass
16 9 (2.90%) ASP.NET
17 8 (2.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.52%) User Experience
2 33 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.77%) Social Media
4 12 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.87%) Statistics
5 7 (2.26%) Copywriting
6 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.61%) Fintech
8 4 (1.29%) FMCG
9 3 (0.97%) Animation
9 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.97%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.97%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.87%) Windows
2 11 (3.55%) Linux
2 11 (3.55%) Unix
3 10 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.90%) Android
5 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (36.45%) B2B
3 89 (28.71%) E-Commerce
4 56 (18.06%) Analytics
5 54 (17.42%) Scrum
6 45 (14.52%) TDD
7 37 (11.94%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (9.68%) Web Development
9 29 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (9.03%) MVC
11 25 (8.06%) CRM
11 25 (8.06%) Project Management
12 21 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 20 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (6.13%) Coaching
15 18 (5.81%) Refactoring
16 17 (5.48%) Content Management
16 17 (5.48%) Direct Marketing
16 17 (5.48%) SOA
17 16 (5.16%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.00%) Java
2 41 (13.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.10%) SQL
4 13 (4.19%) C#
5 9 (2.90%) Python
6 7 (2.26%) PHP
6 7 (2.26%) R
6 7 (2.26%) Scala
7 6 (1.94%) PHP 5
8 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.29%) Ruby
9 3 (0.97%) AWK
9 3 (0.97%) C
9 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.65%) SQR
10 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (0.97%) ISEB
2 3 (0.97%) MCP
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.65%) APMP
3 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.65%) PMP
4 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Cacti
3 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (12.58%) hybris
2 24 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.77%) Adobe
4 14 (4.52%) Oracle
4 14 (4.52%) SAP
5 13 (4.19%) IBM
6 9 (2.90%) Facebook
7 8 (2.58%) Google
8 6 (1.94%) Zend
9 5 (1.61%) Endeca
10 3 (0.97%) ATG
10 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.65%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.65%) Ariba
11 2 (0.65%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.65%) HP
11 2 (0.65%) New Relic
11 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.65%) Talend
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Rate: £500 day
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Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
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