Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 September 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 100
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing B2C 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Reading median daily rate £625 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £443 £347 £356
90th Percentile £828 £495 £369
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,247 1,034 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.70% 82.39% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 563 753
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £273 £241
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 40
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -24.99% -11.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.10 £14.63
90th Percentile £58.25 £49.38 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for B2C in Reading

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in Reading

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in Reading over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing B2C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for B2C.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (55.56%) PaaS
3 5 (55.56%) Operations Management
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) B2B
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (22.22%) Privileged Identity Management
7 1 (11.11%) Docker
7 1 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Swagger
7 1 (11.11%) Presales
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Campaign Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Operations Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Privileged Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft