Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 83 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +15
Contract jobs citing B2C 17 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.14% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.76% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Reading median daily rate £575 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.88% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £343 £513
% change year-on-year +60.58% -33.17% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.11% - -

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 1,290 1,057 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.35% 83.76% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 654 581
Reading median daily rate £450 £402 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.08% -0.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £230 £263 £235
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 40
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -36.96% -25.57%
10th Percentile £18.50 £11.05 £12.83
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.75 £55.07
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.55
% change year-on-year +37.93% -21.83% -28.70%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (64.71%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Boomi
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Dell
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Data Management
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) JSON
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) B2B
8 2 (11.76%) SaaS

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Boomi
4 2 (11.76%) IaaS
4 2 (11.76%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) B2B
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Generation
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Dell
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft