The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 117 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing B2C 24 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.35% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £450
% change year-on-year -4.19% -7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in the East of England

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in the East of England

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2C in the East of England

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for B2C in the East of England

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the East of England 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
Essex +10 19 £305 -32.22% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £525 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
B2C
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for B2C.

1 36 (76.60%) CRM
2 35 (74.47%) Adobe
3 34 (72.34%) Java
4 26 (55.32%) HTML
4 26 (55.32%) CSS
5 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
5 25 (53.19%) XML
6 24 (51.06%) Unix
6 24 (51.06%) SQL
6 24 (51.06%) Unica
6 24 (51.06%) Adobe Campaign
7 21 (44.68%) Analytics
7 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (44.68%) PHP
8 20 (42.55%) Oracle
8 20 (42.55%) JSON
8 20 (42.55%) Marketing
9 18 (38.30%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (31.91%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (29.79%) Web Development
11 14 (29.79%) Content Management
12 12 (25.53%) OO
13 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
13 11 (23.40%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (23.40%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (21.28%) User Stories
14 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
14 10 (21.28%) Legal
14 10 (21.28%) Retail
14 10 (21.28%) CMS

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (21.28%) CMS
2 8 (17.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Adobe Campaign
1 24 (51.06%) Unica
2 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (8.51%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Yammer
3 3 (6.38%) Google Analytics
3 3 (6.38%) Silverpop
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Ant
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) AccuRev
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Gradle
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 20 (42.55%) Marketing
2 10 (21.28%) Legal
2 10 (21.28%) Retail
3 6 (12.77%) Automotive
3 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) CRM Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Digital Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Marketing Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Marketing Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Digital Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing Architect
6 4 (8.51%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (8.51%) HTML Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) CSS
1 26 (55.32%) HTML
2 25 (53.19%) XML
3 20 (42.55%) JSON
4 9 (19.15%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) J2EE
6 6 (12.77%) JPA
7 5 (10.64%) Ajax
7 5 (10.64%) COM
7 5 (10.64%) XHTML
8 4 (8.51%) .NET
8 4 (8.51%) HTML5
8 4 (8.51%) JMS
9 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.38%) Java EE
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) REST
9 3 (6.38%) Sass
9 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.51%) Social Media
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) PMI
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Unix
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) CRM
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Analytics
3 15 (31.91%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (29.79%) Content Management
4 14 (29.79%) Web Development
5 12 (25.53%) OO
6 10 (21.28%) User Stories
7 9 (19.15%) Coaching
8 8 (17.02%) TDD
9 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Requirements Management
9 7 (14.89%) SOA
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.64%) BDD
11 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
11 5 (10.64%) Data Management
11 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
11 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 24 (51.06%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Adobe
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (19.15%) SAP
5 8 (17.02%) IBM
6 7 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (10.64%) Infor
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.51%) hybris
9 3 (6.38%) Google
9 3 (6.38%) Omniture
9 3 (6.38%) Pega
10 2 (4.26%) FatWire
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