Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 328 345
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 -26
Contract jobs citing B2C 68 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 44
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £294 £195 £257
90th Percentile £595 £675 £618
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
England median hourly rate £25.63 £34.25 £38.09
% change year-on-year -25.18% -10.08% -

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 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 +31 54 £425 +53.85% 6
Berkshire +21 33 £380 -25.85% 6
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £444 +88.83%
Surrey -11 7 £469 -33.04% 2
Kent - 3 - -
Hampshire +10 2 £538 +26.47%
West Sussex -9 1 £300 -22.08% 2
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Finance
3 27 (39.71%) Marketing
4 26 (38.24%) B2B
5 24 (35.29%) Retail
6 21 (30.88%) Project Management
7 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 16 (23.53%) Automotive
9 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (19.12%) HTML
11 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 10 (14.71%) SEO
12 10 (14.71%) Scrum
12 10 (14.71%) CSS
13 9 (13.24%) Java
13 9 (13.24%) Degree
13 9 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (11.76%) Microservices
14 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
14 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (11.76%) PHP
14 8 (11.76%) Flash
15 7 (10.29%) CRM
15 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.29%) Migration
15 7 (10.29%) Analytics
15 7 (10.29%) JIRA
15 7 (10.29%) Email Marketing
16 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (8.82%) Social Media

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 6 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Drupal
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Magento
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Extranet
1 1 (1.47%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) PBX
1 1 (1.47%) PSTN
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (44.12%) Finance
2 27 (39.71%) Marketing
3 24 (35.29%) Retail
4 16 (23.53%) Automotive
5 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (8.82%) Advertising
6 6 (8.82%) Banking
7 5 (7.35%) Electronics
8 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
8 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.94%) German Language
9 2 (2.94%) Legal
10 1 (1.47%) Law
10 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) Architect
2 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Domain Architect
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Campaign Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Supplier Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Product Owner
6 3 (4.41%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 10 (14.71%) CSS
3 8 (11.76%) Flash
4 5 (7.35%) Ajax
4 5 (7.35%) EJB
4 5 (7.35%) J2EE
4 5 (7.35%) JNDI
4 5 (7.35%) JSTL
4 5 (7.35%) Struts
5 4 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Social Media
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) IVR
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) B2B
3 21 (30.88%) Project Management
4 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.71%) Scrum
5 10 (14.71%) SEO
6 9 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (11.76%) Microservices
7 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.29%) Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) CRM
8 7 (10.29%) Email Marketing
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.35%) Kanban
10 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) PHP
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.41%) PMP
4 2 (2.94%) CISM
4 2 (2.94%) CISSP
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) COBIT
2 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) Grafana
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Mesos
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (7.35%) ATG
2 5 (7.35%) Demandware
2 5 (7.35%) Google
2 5 (7.35%) Intershop
2 5 (7.35%) Marketo
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.47%) Facebook
6 1 (1.47%) FNZ
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Intel
6 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.47%) Pardot
6 1 (1.47%) Polycom
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter