The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 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)
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing B2C 17 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.16% 0.47% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 0.58% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 6
Median daily rate £284 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +1.79% -7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 365 344 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 89.24% 80.94% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 173 211
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.73% -53.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £16.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Essex

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in Essex over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in Essex

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2C in Essex

B2C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Brentwood - 3 £273 -
Basildon +2 1 - -
B2C
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for B2C.

1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) Adobe
3 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (70.27%) HTML
3 26 (70.27%) CSS
3 26 (70.27%) XML
4 24 (64.86%) CRM
5 22 (59.46%) Unix
5 22 (59.46%) SQL
6 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (51.35%) Analytics
7 19 (51.35%) Adobe Campaign
8 17 (45.95%) JSON
8 17 (45.95%) Unica
8 17 (45.95%) PHP
8 17 (45.95%) Oracle
9 14 (37.84%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (35.14%) OO
11 12 (32.43%) Marketing
12 11 (29.73%) CMS
13 10 (27.03%) J2EE
13 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
13 10 (27.03%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (27.03%) TDD
13 10 (27.03%) Content Management
13 10 (27.03%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (24.32%) Legal
14 9 (24.32%) Ajax
14 9 (24.32%) XHTML
14 9 (24.32%) Windows

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (29.73%) CMS
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 17 (45.95%) Unica
3 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (13.51%) Google Analytics
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Ant
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.51%) Maven
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) AccuRev
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Gradle
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 12 (32.43%) Marketing
2 9 (24.32%) Legal
3 6 (16.22%) Automotive
4 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.51%) Retail
5 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 13 (35.14%) CRM Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) HTML Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Marketing Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Marketing Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing Architect
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) CSS
1 26 (70.27%) HTML
1 26 (70.27%) XML
2 17 (45.95%) JSON
3 10 (27.03%) J2EE
4 9 (24.32%) Ajax
4 9 (24.32%) XHTML
5 7 (18.92%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) JSP
6 6 (16.22%) Sass
7 4 (10.81%) COM
8 3 (8.11%) .NET
8 3 (8.11%) LESS
9 2 (5.41%) Java SE
9 2 (5.41%) SAML
9 2 (5.41%) SOAP
9 2 (5.41%) Spring
9 2 (5.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Virtual Team
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Web 2.0
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Social Media
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Unix
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) CRM
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Analytics
4 13 (35.14%) OO
5 10 (27.03%) Content Management
5 10 (27.03%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (27.03%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) SOA
6 8 (21.62%) Web Development
7 7 (18.92%) Coaching
7 7 (18.92%) User Stories
8 6 (16.22%) SEO
9 5 (13.51%) BDD
9 5 (13.51%) Information Management
9 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
10 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Case Management
10 4 (10.81%) Document Management
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.11%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Adobe
2 17 (45.95%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (13.51%) Google
5 5 (13.51%) Omniture
6 4 (10.81%) Infor
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 3 (8.11%) FatWire