The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 10 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.56% 1.40% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.87% 1.74% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
E-Commerce
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 172 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.26% 80.37% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 58
Average daily rate £320 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 7
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Chester

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) People Management
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) DSDM
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 2 (6.67%) Banking
7 2 (6.67%) Retail

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Route 53
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Tester
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) Kafka
3 2 (6.67%) Akka
3 2 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) People Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) DSDM
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.67%) RightScale