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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 13 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.76% 3.32% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 3.85% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£286 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
98 182 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.53% 86.26% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 65
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 6
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 4 (15.38%) Magento
4 4 (15.38%) People Management
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
6 2 (7.69%) Redis
6 2 (7.69%) Kafka
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (7.69%) Akka
6 2 (7.69%) Play Framework

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Magento Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) Kafka
3 2 (7.69%) Akka
3 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) People Management
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) DSDM
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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