The table below looks at the statistics for B2C skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 114 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing B2C 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

B2C
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region.

B2C Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

B2C Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

B2C
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region.

B2C Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

B2C
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) ATG
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Demandware

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) Demandware