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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 12 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.22% 3.03% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 3.97% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +25.00%
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
110 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.01% 76.36% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 37
Average daily rate £325 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £44.90 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £31.30 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.15%) ETL
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 4 (12.12%) Retail
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.06%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Route 53
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Kafka
3 2 (6.06%) Akka
3 2 (6.06%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Open Source
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) TDD
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) ETL
3 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) DSDM
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) RightScale
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) hybris