The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 March 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing B2C 13 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £450
% change year-on-year -4.19% -7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £7.93 -
% change year-on-year +291.16% -  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2117 2317 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.42% 79.59% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1532 1584
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 136 88
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for B2C in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West region with a requirement for B2C.

1 16 (94.12%) B2B
2 14 (82.35%) CMS
3 13 (76.47%) Hibernate
3 13 (76.47%) Internet
3 13 (76.47%) JMX
3 13 (76.47%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) JDBC
3 13 (76.47%) JSP
3 13 (76.47%) Servlets
3 13 (76.47%) SOAP
3 13 (76.47%) Struts
3 13 (76.47%) Web Services
3 13 (76.47%) XML
3 13 (76.47%) XSLT
3 13 (76.47%) J2EE
3 13 (76.47%) Oracle
3 13 (76.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (76.47%) WebLogic
3 13 (76.47%) JBoss
3 13 (76.47%) Apache
3 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
3 13 (76.47%) JMS
3 13 (76.47%) ATG
3 13 (76.47%) Content Management
3 13 (76.47%) Spring
3 13 (76.47%) Endeca
3 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
3 13 (76.47%) Software Architecture
3 13 (76.47%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (76.47%) iPad

B2C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (82.35%) CMS
2 13 (76.47%) Apache
2 13 (76.47%) JBoss
2 13 (76.47%) WebLogic
2 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
2 13 (76.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Endeca
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) QGIS
2 1 (5.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) GIS Technician
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Hibernate
1 13 (76.47%) J2EE
1 13 (76.47%) JDBC
1 13 (76.47%) JMS
1 13 (76.47%) JMX
1 13 (76.47%) JSP
1 13 (76.47%) Servlets
1 13 (76.47%) SOAP
1 13 (76.47%) Spring
1 13 (76.47%) Struts
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
1 13 (76.47%) XML
1 13 (76.47%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) iPad
1 13 (76.47%) Virtual Team
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) B2B
2 13 (76.47%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (76.47%) Content Management
2 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 13 (76.47%) High Availability
2 13 (76.47%) Load Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (76.47%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) ATG
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
South West
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