The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 June 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 / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 358 363
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5  
Contract jobs citing B2C 85 60 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 53
Median daily rate £425 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £331 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £572 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.03 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in London

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in London

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2C in London

B2C
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London -7 6 £463 +2.77% 4
West Drayton - 4 £125 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £288 -
Enfield - 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 £335 -
Uxbridge - 1 £515 -
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for B2C.

1 62 (43.66%) E-Commerce
2 49 (34.51%) Retail
3 45 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (31.69%) B2B
4 25 (17.61%) Java
4 25 (17.61%) Marketing
5 24 (16.90%) QA
6 23 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (14.08%) Internet
8 19 (13.38%) Oracle
8 19 (13.38%) Virtual Team
9 18 (12.68%) User Experience
9 18 (12.68%) J2EE
9 18 (12.68%) Finance
10 16 (11.27%) Scrum
10 16 (11.27%) Analytics
11 15 (10.56%) hybris
11 15 (10.56%) REST
11 15 (10.56%) SQL
11 15 (10.56%) Web Services
12 14 (9.86%) SAP
12 14 (9.86%) ATG
12 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (9.15%) iPad
13 13 (9.15%) High Availability
13 13 (9.15%) Project Management
13 13 (9.15%) JavaScript
13 13 (9.15%) JBoss
14 12 (8.45%) CRM
14 12 (8.45%) SOAP

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (9.15%) JBoss
2 11 (7.75%) CMS
3 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.52%) Apache
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.41%) Drupal
6 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.41%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.70%) FastStats
3 1 (0.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.41%) Office 365
3 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle CX
3 2 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.08%) Internet
2 5 (3.52%) Broadband
2 5 (3.52%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.52%) SNMP
3 2 (1.41%) Firewall
3 2 (1.41%) WebEx
4 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.70%) Skype
4 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Big Data
2 7 (4.93%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) Endeca
4 3 (2.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.41%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.41%) Mocha
1 2 (1.41%) Selenium
1 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.70%) CasperJS
2 1 (0.70%) PhantomJS
General
1 49 (34.51%) Retail
2 25 (17.61%) Marketing
3 18 (12.68%) Finance
4 11 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.93%) Electronics
6 5 (3.52%) Advertising
7 4 (2.82%) Legal
7 4 (2.82%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (2.82%) Thai Language
8 3 (2.11%) Banking
8 3 (2.11%) Publishing
9 2 (1.41%) Back Office
9 2 (1.41%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.41%) Games
10 1 (0.70%) Billing
10 1 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.24%) Architect
2 22 (15.49%) Analyst
3 17 (11.97%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.56%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.75%) E-Commerce Manager
5 11 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.04%) Consultant
6 10 (7.04%) Product Manager
7 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Designer
8 6 (4.23%) Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Hybris Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Administrator
9 5 (3.52%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Integration Consultant
9 5 (3.52%) PMO Administrator
9 5 (3.52%) Project Administrator
9 5 (3.52%) Project Support Administrator
10 4 (2.82%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.68%) J2EE
2 15 (10.56%) REST
2 15 (10.56%) Web Services
3 12 (8.45%) SOAP
3 12 (8.45%) Spring
4 8 (5.63%) CSS
4 8 (5.63%) HTML
4 8 (5.63%) JDBC
5 6 (4.23%) .NET
5 6 (4.23%) Middleware
5 6 (4.23%) XML
6 5 (3.52%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (3.52%) Apache Camel
6 5 (3.52%) Apache CXF
6 5 (3.52%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.52%) Node.js
6 5 (3.52%) XHTML
7 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.82%) JPA
7 4 (2.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Virtual Team
2 18 (12.68%) User Experience
3 13 (9.15%) iPad
4 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.23%) Digital TV
6 6 (4.23%) EPoS
6 6 (4.23%) FMCG
6 6 (4.23%) Video on Demand
7 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.52%) STB
8 4 (2.82%) Blog
8 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.82%) Social Media
9 2 (1.41%) Fintech
9 2 (1.41%) IPTV
9 2 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.41%) Photography
9 2 (1.41%) PKI
9 2 (1.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) Linux
2 2 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.66%) E-Commerce
2 45 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.69%) B2B
3 23 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.27%) Analytics
4 16 (11.27%) Scrum
5 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (9.15%) High Availability
6 13 (9.15%) Project Management
7 12 (8.45%) CRM
7 12 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (8.45%) Software Architecture
8 11 (7.75%) SOA
9 10 (7.04%) Kanban
10 9 (6.34%) IT Strategy
10 9 (6.34%) MVC
11 8 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (5.63%) Load Testing
11 8 (5.63%) Microservices
12 7 (4.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.61%) Java
2 15 (10.56%) SQL
3 13 (9.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.93%) C#
5 2 (1.41%) ABAP
6 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.70%) Scala
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.90%) QA
2 7 (4.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (13.38%) Oracle
2 15 (10.56%) hybris
3 14 (9.86%) ATG
3 14 (9.86%) SAP
4 5 (3.52%) Remedy
5 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.70%) Demandware
7 1 (0.70%) Gigya
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Mercator
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago