Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 October 2018 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 114 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25 +32
Contract jobs citing B2C 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £454 £444 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +88.83% -23.58%
10th Percentile £411 £331 £103
90th Percentile £506 £488 £508
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -
South East median hourly rate - £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,564 1,842 1,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.36% 82.12% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 871 817
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £254
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -11.23%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.58 £9.09
90th Percentile £45.25 £58.25 £41.38
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.81%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for B2C in Buckinghamshire

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Buckinghamshire

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2C in Buckinghamshire

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +2 7 £454 +0.83%
B2C
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing B2C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for B2C.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Automotive
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) German Language
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) iPad
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Magento
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) hybris
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Demandware
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) SEO
4 4 (36.36%) HTML

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Automotive
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) German Language
3 4 (36.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (36.36%) UI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) CSS3
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) iPad
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) ATG
1 4 (36.36%) Demandware
1 4 (36.36%) hybris
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle