Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for B2C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2C over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 59 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing B2C 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.73% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.19% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £570 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -8.57% -23.08%
10th Percentile £387 £375 £419
90th Percentile £975 £425 £456
East of England median daily rate £450 £260 £450
% change year-on-year +73.08% -42.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £39.88 £34.25 £38.34
% change year-on-year +16.42% -10.66% -

B2C is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 576 523 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.97% 82.62% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 335 372
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -5.29%
10th Percentile £266 £210 £240
90th Percentile £595 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 49
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £9.85
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in Bedfordshire

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2C in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Bedfordshire

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in Bedfordshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 1 £600 +50.00%
B2C
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for B2C.

1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) hybris
4 1 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Chief Technology Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (20.00%) Head of IT Operations
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Lead
1 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) hybris
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP