Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 82 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing B2C 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.33% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Reading median daily rate £850 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.88% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £400 £513
% change year-on-year +31.25% -21.95% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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 1,306 1,053 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.60% 82.98% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 617 638
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £275 £228
90th Percentile £586 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 48
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.11% -27.43%
10th Percentile £17.40 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £63.15 £45.18 £49.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.38% -17.14% -41.67%

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 3 (60.00%) B2B
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (40.00%) Privileged Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Swagger
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Generation
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Swagger
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Privileged Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Generation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft