The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 459 458 441
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing B2C 168 161 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 91 105
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 - -

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 163 £450 -5.26% 42
London +2 77 £450 -10.00% 19
East of England +16 26 £450 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +10 24 £450 +328.57% 2
South East -35 21 £450 +2.27% 6
Essex +2 13 £450 +9.09%
Northamptonshire +7 11 £450 +328.57%
Berkshire -14 10 £475 +7.95% 1
City of London -1 8 £319 -34.94% 3
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £525 - 1
Bracknell -7 7 £475 +12.42%
Nottingham -7 7 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 6 £225 -25.00% 5
Yorkshire -28 6 £450 +172.72% 2
Basildon -4 5 - -
Corby - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £420 - 1
West Midlands +2 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £491 -2.72%
Milton Keynes -4 4 £491 -34.50%
Leicestershire -2 3 - - 1
Surrey -8 3 £450 -25.77% 1
South West -9 3 £425 +1.79% 2
West Yorkshire -26 3 £450 +172.72% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £340 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £425 - 2
Peterborough - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 - - 1
South Wales - 3 £425 - 2
Wales - 3 £425 - 2

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 195 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (46.96%) E-Commerce
3 160 (46.38%) B2B
4 114 (33.04%) Java
5 93 (26.96%) Marketing
6 79 (22.90%) hybris
7 74 (21.45%) Retail
8 72 (20.87%) HTML
9 62 (17.97%) JavaScript
9 62 (17.97%) Scrum
10 60 (17.39%) CSS
10 60 (17.39%) WebSphere
11 59 (17.10%) Analytics
12 58 (16.81%) J2EE
13 54 (15.65%) Finance
14 51 (14.78%) User Experience
15 50 (14.49%) Adobe
16 49 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (13.91%) CRM
18 46 (13.33%) Web Services
18 46 (13.33%) CMS
19 43 (12.46%) OO
20 40 (11.59%) XML
20 40 (11.59%) SQL
20 40 (11.59%) SOA
20 40 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
21 39 (11.30%) Content Management
22 38 (11.01%) IBM
22 38 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (10.43%) TDD

B2C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 60 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 46 (13.33%) CMS
3 28 (8.12%) WebLogic
4 19 (5.51%) Apache Solr
5 16 (4.64%) WebLogic Portal
6 15 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (3.48%) WebSphere Portal
7 12 (3.48%) JBoss
8 11 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (3.19%) Node.js
9 10 (2.90%) GlassFish
10 8 (2.32%) Apache
11 7 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.16%) Commerce Server
12 4 (1.16%) Mule ESB
12 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.87%) Confluence
13 3 (0.87%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.48%) Photoshop
3 12 (3.48%) MS Office
4 9 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.45%) MS Project
6 3 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.58%) InDesign
8 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.74%) Fredhopper
4 5 (1.45%) Magento
5 4 (1.16%) WebTrends
5 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.87%) Optimost
7 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.38%) Google Analytics
2 11 (3.19%) SaaS
3 6 (1.74%) PaaS
4 5 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.45%) Google Checkout
5 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Responsys
7 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.29%) Force.com
7 1 (0.29%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.32%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) Extranet
2 3 (0.87%) Intranet
3 2 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) NAS
4 1 (0.29%) MVNO
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.03%) MySQL
2 7 (2.03%) Big Data
3 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.87%) DB2
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.58%) Redis
7 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.29%) OLTP
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 32 (9.28%) Ant
2 28 (8.12%) JIRA
3 20 (5.80%) Eclipse
4 17 (4.93%) Git (software)
5 16 (4.64%) Subversion
5 16 (4.64%) Maven
6 11 (3.19%) JUnit
7 9 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.32%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (2.03%) Selenium
10 6 (1.74%) Grunt
10 6 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.16%) Hudson
12 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.87%) Gradle
12 3 (0.87%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.87%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (0.87%) ERwin
12 3 (0.87%) Toad
13 2 (0.58%) Firebug
General
1 93 (26.96%) Marketing
2 74 (21.45%) Retail
3 54 (15.65%) Finance
4 19 (5.51%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.22%) Billing
6 17 (4.93%) Telecoms
7 16 (4.64%) Automotive
8 10 (2.90%) Advertising
9 7 (2.03%) Banking
9 7 (2.03%) Electronics
10 6 (1.74%) Legal
10 6 (1.74%) Italian Language
11 5 (1.45%) Publishing
11 5 (1.45%) Front Office
12 4 (1.16%) Swedish Language
13 3 (0.87%) Norwegian Language
13 3 (0.87%) Danish Language
13 3 (0.87%) Back Office
13 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (27.25%) Developer
2 70 (20.29%) Architect
3 51 (14.78%) Analyst
4 44 (12.75%) Business Analyst
5 34 (9.86%) Project Manager
6 32 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (8.41%) Java Developer
7 29 (8.41%) Hybris Developer
8 26 (7.54%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.35%) Designer
9 15 (4.35%) Hybris Architect
10 14 (4.06%) Agile Business Analyst
10 14 (4.06%) Consultant
11 13 (3.77%) UI Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (3.48%) UI Programmer
13 9 (2.61%) Senior UI Developer
14 8 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (2.32%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.87%) HTML
2 60 (17.39%) CSS
3 58 (16.81%) J2EE
4 46 (13.33%) Web Services
5 40 (11.59%) XML
6 35 (10.14%) Spring
7 34 (9.86%) HTML5
8 32 (9.28%) Ajax
9 29 (8.41%) SOAP
9 29 (8.41%) XHTML
10 24 (6.96%) CSS3
11 21 (6.09%) REST
11 21 (6.09%) JSP
12 17 (4.93%) Struts
13 16 (4.64%) Spring MVC
13 16 (4.64%) jQuery
14 15 (4.35%) .NET
15 13 (3.77%) WebCenter
16 12 (3.48%) AngularJS
17 11 (3.19%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.78%) User Experience
2 38 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.06%) iPad
5 12 (3.48%) Taxonomies
6 10 (2.90%) Web 2.0
6 10 (2.90%) Social Media
7 8 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.74%) Ontologies
8 6 (1.74%) FMCG
9 5 (1.45%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.45%) Copywriting
10 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.16%) DTV
11 3 (0.87%) Replication
11 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.58%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.86%) UNIX
2 31 (8.99%) Linux
3 21 (6.09%) Windows
4 20 (5.80%) Solaris
5 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.16%) Android
7 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (46.96%) E-Commerce
3 160 (46.38%) B2B
4 62 (17.97%) Scrum
5 59 (17.10%) Analytics
6 49 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (13.91%) CRM
8 43 (12.46%) OO
9 40 (11.59%) SOA
9 40 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
10 39 (11.30%) Content Management
11 36 (10.43%) TDD
12 35 (10.14%) TOGAF
12 35 (10.14%) Waterfall
13 33 (9.57%) Project Management
14 32 (9.28%) MVC
15 29 (8.41%) SEO
15 29 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (7.83%) Zachman Framework
17 25 (7.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (33.04%) Java
2 62 (17.97%) JavaScript
3 40 (11.59%) SQL
4 13 (3.77%) PHP
5 7 (2.03%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.74%) AWK
7 5 (1.45%) Python
7 5 (1.45%) C
7 5 (1.45%) C#
8 4 (1.16%) Ruby
9 3 (0.87%) Groovy
10 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.58%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) ABAP
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.29%) Go
11 1 (0.29%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.38%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.74%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.87%) PMP
4 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.61%) Netcool
2 2 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.58%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (22.90%) hybris
2 50 (14.49%) Adobe
3 38 (11.01%) IBM
4 32 (9.28%) Oracle
5 29 (8.41%) SAP
5 29 (8.41%) Google
6 19 (5.51%) Sitecore
7 15 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (4.06%) Endeca
9 12 (3.48%) Omniture
9 12 (3.48%) ATG
9 12 (3.48%) Microsoft
10 11 (3.19%) TIBCO
11 10 (2.90%) JDA
11 10 (2.90%) RedPrairie
12 9 (2.61%) BMC
12 9 (2.61%) Remedy
12 9 (2.61%) Infovista
12 9 (2.61%) Pega
12 9 (2.61%) Amdocs
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