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 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 13 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.40% 1.38% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.58% 1.70% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£286 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.63 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.58% +20.00%
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
95 176 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 72.52% 81.11% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 61
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.91 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%

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 29 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) People Management
6 3 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Banking
7 2 (7.41%) Retail
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) ERP
7 2 (7.41%) DSDM
7 2 (7.41%) SAP

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.70%) Route 53
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) Akka
3 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) People Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) DSDM
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) User Stories
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) RightScale
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat