The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 101 101
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Contract jobs citing B2C 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.26% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.30% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £663 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.62% -33.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +1.79% -7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 883 1332 1179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 86.74% 86.89% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 957 801
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.64 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for B2C.

1 6 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Billing

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft