Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 218 222
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +48
Contract jobs citing B2C 18 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 17
City of London median daily rate £438 £625 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +66.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £431 £416 £215
90th Percentile £444 £675 £513
Central London median daily rate £438 £600 £381
% change year-on-year -27.08% +57.38% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,220 5,478 6,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.01% 87.82% 85.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,352 4,846
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -2.57% +20.46%
10th Percentile £11.77 £13.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.05 £55.00 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.43
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.35% +20.36%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 15 (83.33%) JUnit
2 15 (83.33%) SOAP
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 15 (83.33%) Apache
2 15 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 15 (83.33%) Web Development
2 15 (83.33%) RESTful
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) TestNG
2 15 (83.33%) REST
2 15 (83.33%) Dropwizard
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Tradeweb
4 1 (5.56%) MarketAxess
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) OO

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 15 (83.33%) Apache
1 15 (83.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) JUnit
1 15 (83.33%) TestNG
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Front Office
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Cloud Developer
2 15 (83.33%) E-Commerce Developer
2 15 (83.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Web Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
3 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Dropwizard
1 15 (83.33%) REST
1 15 (83.33%) RESTful
1 15 (83.33%) SOAP
1 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) Polymer
2 1 (5.56%) Web Components
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Derivative
1 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
1 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.56%) Media Streaming
1 1 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 15 (83.33%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Personalization
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) MarketAxess
1 1 (5.56%) Tradeweb