Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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)
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 70 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 +20
Contract jobs citing B2C 21 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.40% 0.67% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.82% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 14
Essex median daily rate £284 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.92% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £258 £450 £341
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +32.81% -
10th Percentile £29.50 £42.25 £25.60
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.75 £38.40
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -15.29% +32.81% -

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 777 736 887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.90% 82.33% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 372 513
Essex median daily rate £450 £352 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.02% -12.13% +4.58%
10th Percentile £265 £224 £213
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 143 80
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -46.48% +18.33%
10th Percentile £14.52 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.20 £40.00 £46.33
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £22.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +31.87% -1.09% -16.36%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in Essex over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in Essex over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 2017. 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
Brentwood - 5 £273 -
Basildon 0 2 - -
B2C
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 20 (95.24%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 20 (95.24%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) Unix
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) Adobe
4 13 (61.90%) Analytics
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) Ajax
6 11 (52.38%) XHTML
7 10 (47.62%) CMS
8 9 (42.86%) Content Management
8 9 (42.86%) CRM
8 9 (42.86%) Windows
8 9 (42.86%) PHP
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 9 (42.86%) JSON
8 9 (42.86%) Unica
8 9 (42.86%) HTML5
9 8 (38.10%) Sass
9 8 (38.10%) Adobe Campaign
9 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
9 8 (38.10%) Web Services
9 8 (38.10%) OO
9 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (38.10%) TDD
9 8 (38.10%) SEO
10 7 (33.33%) Maven

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 10 (47.62%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Unica
2 8 (38.10%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (28.57%) Google Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Yammer
3 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
2 5 (23.81%) Ant
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Gradle
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 8 (38.10%) CRM Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 3 (14.29%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) JSP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) XML
2 11 (52.38%) Ajax
2 11 (52.38%) XHTML
3 9 (42.86%) HTML5
3 9 (42.86%) JSON
4 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
4 8 (38.10%) Sass
4 8 (38.10%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (28.57%) JSP
7 4 (19.05%) COM
8 3 (14.29%) LESS
9 2 (9.52%) Java SE
9 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
9 2 (9.52%) JSR 170
9 2 (9.52%) Node.js
9 2 (9.52%) OSGi
9 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 5 (23.81%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Analytics
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Content Management
3 9 (42.86%) CRM
4 8 (38.10%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) SEO
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Case Management
6 4 (19.05%) Data Management
6 4 (19.05%) Document Management
7 3 (14.29%) RAD
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Information Management
8 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.52%) MVC
8 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Adobe
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Google
3 6 (28.57%) Omniture
3 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (23.81%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Infor
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) FatWire