The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 22 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 2.65% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.45% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £248 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £413 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £29.50 £25.39
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +16.17%
E-Commerce
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.65% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 364 293
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Chester +6 9 £401 +1.71% 5
Warrington -13 5 £356 +18.75% 5
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Winsford - - - -
Crewe - - - - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Frodsham - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
E-Commerce
North West

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce.

1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 10 (19.61%) Retail
4 9 (17.65%) Project Management
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (13.73%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) B2C
6 7 (13.73%) Finance
7 6 (11.76%) MVC
7 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) .NET
7 6 (11.76%) MySQL
7 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.80%) Analytics
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) Replication
8 5 (9.80%) jQuery
8 5 (9.80%) Magento
8 5 (9.80%) Open Source
8 5 (9.80%) XML
8 5 (9.80%) UNIX
9 4 (7.84%) JUnit
9 4 (7.84%) C#

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.88%) nginx
1 3 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.96%) Drupal
3 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.76%) MySQL
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Big Data
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.92%) Redis
8 1 (1.96%) Informix
8 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
1 4 (7.84%) JUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Introscope
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Mockito
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.61%) Retail
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
2 7 (13.73%) DBA
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
3 6 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Magento Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
1 8 (15.69%) CSS
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) jQuery
4 4 (7.84%) Spring
5 3 (5.88%) Ajax
5 3 (5.88%) XSD
5 3 (5.88%) JSP
5 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.92%) Akka
6 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.92%) Kafka
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) Servlets
7 1 (1.96%) SOAP
7 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Open Source
2 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 7 (13.73%) B2C
4 6 (11.76%) MVC
5 5 (9.80%) TDD
5 5 (9.80%) Analytics
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
6 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Data Validation
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) SEO
7 3 (5.88%) Validation
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) hybris
2 2 (3.92%) Zend
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Compuware
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Dell
3 1 (1.96%) NetApp
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
3 1 (1.96%) VMware