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 3 months to 24 June 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 241 243
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2  
Contract jobs citing B2C 20 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 22
Median daily rate £450 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £315 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in the South East

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in the South East

B2C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2C in the South East.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire +31 10 £400 +68.42% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £463 -2.63% 1
Surrey -1 3 £450 -21.73% 4
East Sussex - 1 £688 - 1
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for B2C.

1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Marketing
4 10 (27.78%) Retail
4 10 (27.78%) B2B
5 7 (19.44%) Automotive
5 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (13.89%) Kanban
7 5 (13.89%) German Language
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) User Experience
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS

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 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Eloqua
1 2 (5.56%) NetSuite
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Marketing
3 10 (27.78%) Retail
4 7 (19.44%) Automotive
4 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.89%) German Language
6 3 (8.33%) Electronics
6 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.56%) Banking
8 1 (2.78%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (2.78%) French Language
8 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Analyst
1 5 (13.89%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Solution Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
1 3 (8.33%) Fluent NHibernate
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) jQuery
1 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP TM
3 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) B2B
3 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) CRM
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.89%) Kanban
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) API Design
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Customer Acquisition
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (8.33%) SOLID
7 3 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) COBIT
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
1 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Marketo
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) HubSpot
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Syclo
4 1 (2.78%) webMethods
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