The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 107 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing E-business 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.57% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
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£475 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £423
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.75
E-business
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1808 1761 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.92% 69.00% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 824 752
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 44
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the Berkshire region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the Berkshire region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

E-business
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 3 £438 -10.25% 1
Slough - - - -
E-business
South East

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 11 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
4 7 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) B2B
5 6 (28.57%) B2C
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
5 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Internet
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (9.52%) Liferay
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 11 (52.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) SOAP
3 5 (23.81%) jQuery
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) XSL
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) BC4J
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) FMCG
5 1 (4.76%) Social Media
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
3 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) B2B
3 6 (28.57%) B2C
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Email Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) XPath
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (14.29%) Metastorm
3 2 (9.52%) Alterian
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft