The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 126 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing E-business 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.081% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £475 £488 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +31.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £49.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-55.55% +47.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
E-business
South East

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £488 -
Reading -11 1 £425 -5.55%
E-business
South East

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) Struts
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 4 (36.36%) WSDL
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) BC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Struts2
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
1 4 (36.36%) Struts
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XSLT
1 4 (36.36%) JMS
1 4 (36.36%) WSDL
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) Struts2
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) BC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Metastorm
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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