Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 96 126
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 -3
Contract jobs citing B2C 20 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.85% 0.86% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.02% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £444 £235 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.83% -11.32% -31.61%
10th Percentile £331 £103 £243
90th Percentile £488 £484 £699
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £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 1918 1467 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.69% 84.17% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 805 1127
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 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
Milton Keynes -18 19 £450 +74.76%
High Wycombe -11 1 £290 -
B2C
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for B2C.

1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 16 (80.00%) Automotive
2 16 (80.00%) Retail
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (15.00%) Electronics
8 3 (15.00%) User Stories
8 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing

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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (5.00%) PBX
1 1 (5.00%) PSTN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 16 (80.00%) Automotive
2 16 (80.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Electronics
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.00%) German Language
6 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya Telephony Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.00%) NICE Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Polycom
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com