Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 193 222
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29 -32
Contract jobs citing B2C 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.19% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
South West median daily rate £435 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% -0.29%
10th Percentile £377 £393 £413
90th Percentile £492 £607 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £12.00 -
England median hourly rate £25.63 £36.00 £38.09
% change year-on-year -28.82% -5.48% -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4528 4592 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.34% 79.89% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2855 3088 3565
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £257 £238 £255
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.00 £14.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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

B2C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2C in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2C in the South West

B2C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Somerset 0 6 £445 -
Bristol - 3 £381 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £450 -35.71%
B2C
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for B2C.

1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) QA
1 8 (80.00%) hybris
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (70.00%) GitHub
2 7 (70.00%) Bitbucket
2 7 (70.00%) Gradle
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 7 (70.00%) Back Office
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) Cobertura
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Mule
4 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP

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 5 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Ant
1 7 (70.00%) Bitbucket
1 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Gradle
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Cobertura
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 7 (70.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Hybris Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Hybris Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
3 5 (50.00%) API Development
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) API Design
6 2 (20.00%) B2B
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) SAP