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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 128 123 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing E-business 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.18% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£600 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- -55.55%
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
2055 2090 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.66% 73.75% 69.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1088 647
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £144.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 30 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 1 - - 2
Slough -3 1 £600 +23.07%
E-business
South East

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
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