Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 10 July 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 269 319
Rank change year-on-year +72 +50 +1
Contract jobs citing B2C 14 94 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 54 42
Median daily rate £525 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.78% +2.78%
10th Percentile £369 £350 £375
90th Percentile £612 £688 £660
England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £36.54
% change year-on-year +112.12% -54.84% -1.34%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,046 13,236 14,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.11% 87.57% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,952 7,876 8,783
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.22%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £279
90th Percentile £622 £606 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 510 511
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.17 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.77% +25.95% +23.75%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.84 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £31.94 £24.91 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.22% +13.23% -12.00%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing B2C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in the South East

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing B2C in the South East.

Daily rate trend for B2C in the South East

B2C
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing B2C in the South East over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for B2C in the South East

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing B2C in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for B2C in the South East

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the South East region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Thames Valley +48 6 £525 -2.78% 1
Berkshire +29 4 £473 -24.40% 1
West Sussex +23 4 £419 +19.64%
Hampshire +70 2 £588 +46.88% 1
Surrey +61 2 £538 -14.00%
Buckinghamshire +34 2 £600 +84.62%
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for B2C.

1 8 (57.14%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) React
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) OAuth
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
4 4 (28.57%) Serverless
4 4 (28.57%) Azure Functions
4 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Azure Functions
3 4 (28.57%) Serverless
4 2 (14.29%) Logic Apps
4 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (7.14%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) CircleCI
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Mocha
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) German Language
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
3 1 (7.14%) Finnish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Polish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Swedish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
1 5 (35.71%) React
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
2 4 (28.57%) OAuth
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) LINQ
4 2 (14.29%) OAuth2
4 2 (14.29%) OpenID
4 2 (14.29%) SAML
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) STB
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Fintech
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) ES6
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) ForgeRock
2 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore