Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 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)
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 54 72
Rank change year-on-year -28 +18 +3
Contract jobs citing B2C 4 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.60% 3.65% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 4.18% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 8
Essex median daily rate £415 £265 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.60% -41.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £387 £250 £425
90th Percentile £443 £438 £475
East of England median daily rate £475 £265 £450
% change year-on-year +79.25% -41.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Essex median hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £40.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.06% -16.13% -
East of England median hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £40.84
% change year-on-year +16.06% -16.13% -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 570 693 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.95% 87.17% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 449 488
Essex median daily rate £495 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £301 £230 £241
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 109 146
Essex median hourly rate £33.17 £34.62 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +8.19% +52.38%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.00 £45.45
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Basildon +4 1 £450 +73.08%
Brentwood - 1 - -
B2C
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for B2C.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) EclipseLink
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) Wireframes

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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XHTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) EclipseLink
3 1 (25.00%) Java SE
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 170
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Omniture