The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester 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 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 17 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.64% 14.29% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 23.08% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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 £21.75 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +50.00%
E-Commerce
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 74.55% 61.90% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 38
Average daily rate £375 £170 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -54.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
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 Colchester

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Colchester region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
1 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) Infoblox
1 5 (62.50%) Imperva
1 5 (62.50%) F5
1 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) Network Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Swing
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
1 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
1 5 (62.50%) Infoblox
1 5 (62.50%) Imperva
1 5 (62.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle