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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 137 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing B2C 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.34 -
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -
B2C
England

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
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing B2C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Coventry - 7 £375 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for B2C.

1 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) UX Design
6 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
6 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Android
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Flash
7 2 (13.33%) B2B

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile Web Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior UX Designer
3 3 (20.00%) UX Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Workstream Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Workstream Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Workstream Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) UX Design
5 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) APMP
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe