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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 5 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 31 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.82% 6.93% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.75% 7.84% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -
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
157 204 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.10% 88.31% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 27
Average daily rate £413 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (45.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (22.50%) Talend
4 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) ETL
6 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (10.00%) Magento
8 4 (10.00%) RESTful
8 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (10.00%) Informatica
8 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (10.00%) REST
9 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
9 3 (7.50%) Tableau
9 3 (7.50%) Route 53
9 3 (7.50%) Vertica
9 3 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.50%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.50%) Ab Initio
9 3 (7.50%) Servlets
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
9 3 (7.50%) Banking

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) Jetty
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Route 53
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Informix
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Hudson
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.50%) Introscope
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior ETL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Talend Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
1 8 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (7.50%) Servlets
4 3 (7.50%) Spring
4 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.00%) PowerMock
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) XSL
5 2 (5.00%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) Flash
6 1 (2.50%) WSDL
6 1 (2.50%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Open Source
1 2 (5.00%) User Experience
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) ETL
3 3 (7.50%) TDD
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps
3 3 (7.50%) OO
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Web Development
4 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Kanban
5 1 (2.50%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) R
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) PHP5
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
1 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Talend
2 4 (10.00%) Informatica
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) Ab Initio
3 3 (7.50%) Tableau
3 3 (7.50%) Vertica
4 1 (2.50%) RightScale
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Compuware
4 1 (2.50%) HP
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