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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 346 337
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing B2C 59 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 34
Median daily rate £500 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £450
% change year-on-year -2.14% -9.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £7.93 -
% change year-on-year +291.16% -  

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 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 11 £313 -28.57% 4
Uxbridge - 1 £335 -
West Drayton - 1 £125 - 1
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 61 (45.52%) E-Commerce
2 53 (39.55%) B2B
3 40 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.15%) Retail
5 23 (17.16%) CMS
5 23 (17.16%) Oracle
6 22 (16.42%) Java
6 22 (16.42%) User Experience
7 21 (15.67%) Web Services
8 20 (14.93%) Finance
9 19 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
10 18 (13.43%) QA
11 17 (12.69%) hybris
12 16 (11.94%) SQL
12 16 (11.94%) SOA
12 16 (11.94%) Marketing
12 16 (11.94%) REST
12 16 (11.94%) Analytics
12 16 (11.94%) Service Design
13 15 (11.19%) Banking
13 15 (11.19%) iPad
14 14 (10.45%) CRM
15 13 (9.70%) Scrum
16 12 (8.96%) IBM
16 12 (8.96%) Adobe
16 12 (8.96%) Virtual Team
16 12 (8.96%) MuleSoft
17 11 (8.21%) API Integration
17 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills

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 23 (17.16%) CMS
2 11 (8.21%) Anypoint
2 11 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.99%) Drupal
5 4 (2.99%) Mule
5 4 (2.99%) Mule ESB
5 4 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.49%) Confluence
6 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.75%) InDesign
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (2.99%) Unica
3 3 (2.24%) Magento
3 3 (2.24%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) Office 365
3 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) Broadband
2 3 (2.24%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.24%) SNMP
3 2 (1.49%) Firewall
3 2 (1.49%) WebEx
4 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) Endeca
1 10 (7.46%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.97%) Big Data
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.24%) MySQL
7 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) JIRA
1 3 (2.24%) Selenium
2 2 (1.49%) Mocha
2 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.75%) CasperJS
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) JUnit
3 1 (0.75%) Mockito
3 1 (0.75%) PhantomJS
General
1 27 (20.15%) Retail
2 20 (14.93%) Finance
3 16 (11.94%) Marketing
4 15 (11.19%) Banking
5 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.73%) Automotive
7 4 (2.99%) Publishing
8 3 (2.24%) Electronics
9 2 (1.49%) Back Office
9 2 (1.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (29.10%) Architect
2 17 (12.69%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (11.19%) Developer
4 12 (8.96%) Analyst
4 12 (8.96%) Integration Architect
5 11 (8.21%) Lead Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Designer
6 10 (7.46%) E-Commerce Manager
6 10 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.22%) UX Designer
9 6 (4.48%) Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Administrator
10 5 (3.73%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Product Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Project Administrator
10 5 (3.73%) Project Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) Web Services
2 16 (11.94%) REST
3 11 (8.21%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (8.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (7.46%) CSS
4 10 (7.46%) HTML
4 10 (7.46%) J2EE
5 9 (6.72%) JSON
5 9 (6.72%) Node.js
5 9 (6.72%) Spring
5 9 (6.72%) XML
6 8 (5.97%) .NET
7 6 (4.48%) RESTful
7 6 (4.48%) SOAP
8 5 (3.73%) Middleware
9 4 (2.99%) HTML5
9 4 (2.99%) Lucene
10 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.24%) CSS3
11 2 (1.49%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) User Experience
2 15 (11.19%) iPad
3 12 (8.96%) Virtual Team
4 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.48%) PKI
6 4 (2.99%) FMCG
7 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.24%) Digital TV
7 3 (2.24%) EPoS
7 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.24%) STB
7 3 (2.24%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.49%) Fintech
8 2 (1.49%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.75%) Animation
9 1 (0.75%) Blog
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.99%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) E-Commerce
2 53 (39.55%) B2B
3 40 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.94%) Analytics
5 16 (11.94%) Service Design
5 16 (11.94%) SOA
6 14 (10.45%) CRM
7 13 (9.70%) Scrum
8 11 (8.21%) API Integration
8 11 (8.21%) BDD
8 11 (8.21%) Content Management
8 11 (8.21%) Wireframes
9 10 (7.46%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 10 (7.46%) Project Management
10 8 (5.97%) Data Integration
10 8 (5.97%) ERP
10 8 (5.97%) Software Architecture
11 7 (5.22%) Kanban
11 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) Java
2 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (11.94%) SQL
4 10 (7.46%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) PHP
6 2 (1.49%) ABAP
6 2 (1.49%) Python
6 2 (1.49%) Scala
6 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.49%) X++
7 1 (0.75%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.43%) QA
2 8 (5.97%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) MOM
2 4 (2.99%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.99%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Oracle
2 17 (12.69%) hybris
3 12 (8.96%) Adobe
3 12 (8.96%) IBM
3 12 (8.96%) MuleSoft
4 11 (8.21%) ATG
5 8 (5.97%) SAP
6 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.99%) Apigee
8 4 (2.99%) BEA
9 2 (1.49%) Gigya
9 2 (1.49%) OpenText
10 1 (0.75%) Google
10 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) Remedy
10 1 (0.75%) Sage
10 1 (0.75%) Zend
10 1 (0.75%) Zuora
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