The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 486 475 436
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -39
Contract jobs citing E-business 97 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 79
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£445 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £423
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.49 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +34.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.75
E-business
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in England

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in England

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in England

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in England

E-business
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 43 £400 -13.51% 13
South East -4 36 £450 -5.26% 3
South West -37 5 £500 +33.33% 1
North West - 5 - - 3
West Midlands -11 3 £565 +50.66% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £225 -32.83% 2
East Midlands -5 1 £525 +50.00% 1
East of England -26 1 £350 -31.70%
Midlands - 1 - -
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing E-business 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-business.

1 129 (73.30%) Oracle
2 60 (34.09%) Finance
3 56 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (19.32%) SQL
5 32 (18.18%) XML
6 27 (15.34%) ERP
6 27 (15.34%) Oracle Payables
7 25 (14.20%) SOA
8 24 (13.64%) SAP
8 24 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 24 (13.64%) Project Management
8 24 (13.64%) Oracle Receivables
9 23 (13.07%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (13.07%) Migration
10 22 (12.50%) Web Services
10 22 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
11 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
12 20 (11.36%) Data Migration
12 20 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
12 20 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
13 18 (10.23%) CRM
13 18 (10.23%) E-Commerce
13 18 (10.23%) HTML
13 18 (10.23%) SOAP
14 17 (9.66%) IBM
14 17 (9.66%) WebSphere
14 17 (9.66%) Mobile App
15 16 (9.09%) XSD
16 15 (8.52%) Oracle Cash Management
16 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing E-business 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-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.66%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (7.39%) AquaLogic
4 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.68%) Apache
6 9 (5.11%) CMS
6 9 (5.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.70%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) Liferay
9 1 (0.57%) FileNet
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MS Project
2 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.84%) MS Office
3 5 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (15.34%) Oracle Payables
3 24 (13.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 22 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (8.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (7.39%) SAP HR
8 12 (6.82%) Workday HCM
9 10 (5.68%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (5.11%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (4.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 8 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (3.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (3.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 6 (3.41%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (2.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 3 (1.70%) Oracle CRM
15 3 (1.70%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) Network Security
2 4 (2.27%) Firewall
3 3 (1.70%) SNMP
3 3 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.14%) RFID
4 2 (1.14%) RTCP
4 2 (1.14%) RTP
4 2 (1.14%) SMS
4 2 (1.14%) DHCP
4 2 (1.14%) DNS
4 2 (1.14%) GSM
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.07%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.84%) SQLPlus
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.70%) DB2
9 3 (1.70%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.27%) Toad
3 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.14%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) JMeter
4 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 60 (34.09%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) General Ledger
3 8 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.55%) Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Retail
4 7 (3.98%) Billing
5 6 (3.41%) Marketing
6 5 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.27%) Back Office
8 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.70%) Advertising
9 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (23.30%) Consultant
2 31 (17.61%) Oracle Consultant
3 23 (13.07%) Architect
3 23 (13.07%) Analyst
4 18 (10.23%) Developer
4 18 (10.23%) Project Manager
5 17 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.68%) Designer
7 9 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Functional Consultant
7 9 (5.11%) Oracle Project Manager
7 9 (5.11%) E-Business Consultant
8 8 (4.55%) DBA
8 8 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (4.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 7 (3.98%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Administrator
11 5 (2.84%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.18%) XML
2 22 (12.50%) Web Services
3 18 (10.23%) HTML
3 18 (10.23%) SOAP
4 16 (9.09%) XSD
5 13 (7.39%) WSDL
5 13 (7.39%) XSLT
5 13 (7.39%) UDDI
5 13 (7.39%) Apache Axis
5 13 (7.39%) JAX-WS
6 10 (5.68%) J2EE
7 8 (4.55%) .NET
8 7 (3.98%) CSS
8 7 (3.98%) jQuery
9 6 (3.41%) Middleware
9 6 (3.41%) JSP
10 5 (2.84%) REST
10 5 (2.84%) Ajax
11 4 (2.27%) XSL
12 3 (1.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (2.84%) Social Media
5 4 (2.27%) Replication
6 3 (1.70%) Open Source
7 2 (1.14%) CMDB
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) GIS
7 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.14%) PMI
7 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) RMADS
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.95%) Linux
2 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.41%) UNIX
4 4 (2.27%) VMS
5 3 (1.70%) Windows
6 2 (1.14%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.14%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.34%) ERP
2 25 (14.20%) SOA
3 24 (13.64%) Project Management
4 23 (13.07%) Migration
5 20 (11.36%) Data Migration
6 18 (10.23%) CRM
6 18 (10.23%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.39%) Workflow
9 12 (6.82%) Cash Management
9 12 (6.82%) ETL
9 12 (6.82%) B2B
10 11 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.25%) TOGAF
10 11 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.11%) B2C
11 9 (5.11%) Analytics
12 8 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.32%) SQL
2 24 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 14 (7.95%) XPath
3 14 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.39%) Java
5 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.41%) Korn
6 6 (3.41%) Perl
6 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.70%) C#
8 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.14%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.39%) Degree
4 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) ISEB
5 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.14%) CISM
6 2 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.57%) OCP
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) JTAG
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.27%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.57%) Control-M
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 129 (73.30%) Oracle
2 24 (13.64%) SAP
3 17 (9.66%) IBM
4 13 (7.39%) BEA
4 13 (7.39%) Informatica
4 13 (7.39%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (5.68%) Siebel
6 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.84%) JDA
8 4 (2.27%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.27%) Primavera
9 3 (1.70%) Cisco
9 3 (1.70%) Metastorm
9 3 (1.70%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.14%) Datanomic
10 2 (1.14%) Alterian
10 2 (1.14%) ESRI
10 2 (1.14%) VMware
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