The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for B2C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2C over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 117 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16  
Contract jobs citing B2C 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.40% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.50% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £391 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £450
% change year-on-year -4.19% -7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £7.93 -
% change year-on-year +291.16% -  

B2C is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1996 2209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.32% 80.32% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1032 1155
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing B2C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in Berkshire

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Berkshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 1 - -
B2C
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for B2C.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Eloqua
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eloqua
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com