The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 147 191
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44  
Contract jobs citing B2C 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £313 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £442 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £675 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +1.79% -7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £7.93 -
% change year-on-year +278.54% -  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2751 3036 4508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.94% 86.94% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2459 3507
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -21.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in the City of London

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for B2C.

1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (45.45%) Service Design
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) B2B
4 7 (31.82%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (27.27%) REST
5 6 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Anypoint
5 6 (27.27%) PMO
5 6 (27.27%) MuleSoft
5 6 (27.27%) API Integration
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) MOM
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) User Experience
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (31.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (27.27%) Anypoint
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
1 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Integration Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Lead Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) PMO Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Project Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Project Support Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) HR Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Product Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (27.27%) REST
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) Redux
3 1 (4.55%) XHTML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Service Design
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) B2B
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) API Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PMO
2 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) MuleSoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com