Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 451 453
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +46
Contract jobs citing B2C 166 173 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 131 107
London median daily rate £469 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £352 £188 £253
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £431
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.45% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £15.13 - £39.51
10th Percentile £12.46 - £37.69
90th Percentile £19.09 - £41.32
England median hourly rate £25.63 £36.00 £38.09
% change year-on-year -28.82% -5.48% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London -4 14 £438 -7.89% 5
West London -14 11 £375 +78.57% 2
East London -7 2 £288 +27.78% 1
North London -9 1 - - 1
South London -17 1 £475 +26.67% 1
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.16%) E-Commerce
3 42 (25.30%) B2B
3 42 (25.30%) Java
4 34 (20.48%) REST
5 31 (18.67%) Marketing
6 30 (18.07%) Finance
7 29 (17.47%) QA
8 28 (16.87%) Web Services
9 26 (15.66%) SOAP
9 26 (15.66%) User Experience
10 25 (15.06%) Oracle
10 25 (15.06%) ATG
10 25 (15.06%) Retail
11 24 (14.46%) Scrum
11 24 (14.46%) J2EE
11 24 (14.46%) Virtual Team
12 22 (13.25%) Internet
12 22 (13.25%) WebSphere
13 21 (12.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (12.65%) High Availability
13 21 (12.65%) iPad
13 21 (12.65%) Strategic Thinking
14 20 (12.05%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (12.05%) Software Architecture
14 20 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (12.05%) JavaScript
14 20 (12.05%) JDBC
14 20 (12.05%) JBoss

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 22 (13.25%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (12.05%) JBoss
4 8 (4.82%) CMS
5 6 (3.61%) Apache
5 6 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.20%) Confluence
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) InVision
4 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (7.83%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.41%) Magento
3 3 (1.81%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.20%) ION MarketView
4 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.60%) FastStats
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.41%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.81%) PaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.20%) npm
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Broadband
3 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.60%) Skype
3 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
1 6 (3.61%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (3.01%) Endeca
2 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.81%) Big Data
5 2 (1.20%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) OLAP
6 1 (0.60%) QGIS
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) JIRA
2 6 (3.61%) JUnit
2 6 (3.61%) TestNG
3 5 (3.01%) Maven
3 5 (3.01%) Robot Framework
3 5 (3.01%) Subversion
4 3 (1.81%) webpack
5 2 (1.20%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.20%) Babel
5 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) Grunt
6 1 (0.60%) gulp
General
1 31 (18.67%) Marketing
2 30 (18.07%) Finance
3 25 (15.06%) Retail
4 10 (6.02%) Publishing
5 9 (5.42%) Banking
6 6 (3.61%) Games
6 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.81%) Advertising
9 2 (1.20%) Billing
9 2 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (1.20%) Thai Language
10 1 (0.60%) Back Office
10 1 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.60%) Front Office
10 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (18.07%) Architect
2 27 (16.27%) Developer
3 15 (9.04%) Product Manager
4 14 (8.43%) Analyst
5 13 (7.83%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.23%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.42%) Consultant
7 9 (5.42%) Designer
7 9 (5.42%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Digital Product Manager
8 8 (4.82%) UX Designer
8 8 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.22%) E-Commerce Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Digital Project Manager
10 6 (3.61%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.48%) REST
2 28 (16.87%) Web Services
3 26 (15.66%) SOAP
4 24 (14.46%) J2EE
5 20 (12.05%) JDBC
6 9 (5.42%) CSS
6 9 (5.42%) HTML
7 8 (4.82%) Node.js
7 8 (4.82%) React
8 7 (4.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.61%) Dropwizard
9 6 (3.61%) RESTful
10 5 (3.01%) .NET
10 5 (3.01%) CSS3
10 5 (3.01%) HTML5
10 5 (3.01%) LINQ
10 5 (3.01%) Spring
10 5 (3.01%) WPF
11 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) User Experience
2 24 (14.46%) Virtual Team
3 21 (12.65%) iPad
4 11 (6.63%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.61%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.01%) Derivative
9 4 (2.41%) Fintech
9 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.81%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.20%) Blog
11 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.20%) Digital TV
11 2 (1.20%) Online Games
11 2 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.20%) Photography
11 2 (1.20%) Social Media
11 2 (1.20%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.41%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Android
2 3 (1.81%) Linux
2 3 (1.81%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.16%) E-Commerce
3 42 (25.30%) B2B
4 24 (14.46%) Scrum
5 21 (12.65%) High Availability
5 21 (12.65%) Strategic Thinking
6 20 (12.05%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (12.05%) CRM
6 20 (12.05%) Load Testing
6 20 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (12.05%) Software Architecture
7 19 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (9.04%) Analytics
8 15 (9.04%) Web Development
9 12 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.63%) Microservices
10 11 (6.63%) MVC
10 11 (6.63%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.02%) TDD
12 8 (4.82%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.30%) Java
2 20 (12.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.23%) SQL
4 10 (6.02%) C#
5 4 (2.41%) PHP
6 3 (1.81%) Python
7 2 (1.20%) C
7 2 (1.20%) ECMAScript
7 2 (1.20%) ES6
7 2 (1.20%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.20%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.60%) R
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Scala
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.47%) QA
2 10 (6.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) COBIT
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) Packer
1 4 (2.41%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.60%) Grafana
2 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) Mesos
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) ATG
1 25 (15.06%) Oracle
2 16 (9.64%) hybris
3 13 (7.83%) SAP
4 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.01%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.01%) MarketAxess
6 5 (3.01%) Tradeweb
7 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.81%) Google
7 3 (1.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Adobe
8 2 (1.20%) Demandware
8 2 (1.20%) Intershop
8 2 (1.20%) Remedy
8 2 (1.20%) Siebel
8 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.60%) Sage