The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 489 455 421
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -34
Contract jobs citing E-business 85 89 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 79
Average daily rate
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£450 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.49 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +43.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
E-business
UK

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

E-business Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 +13 36 £450 - 8
South East -4 32 £450 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire +6 4 £338 +0.74% 1
North West +6 3 £400 - 2
West Midlands -13 3 £565 +151.11%
East Midlands -7 2 £525 +81.03% 1
East of England -18 2 £350 -31.70% 1
South West -29 1 £500 +32.53%
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 124 (75.61%) Oracle
2 67 (40.85%) Finance
3 58 (35.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (21.95%) SQL
5 33 (20.12%) XML
6 27 (16.46%) PL/SQL
7 24 (14.63%) SOA
7 24 (14.63%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (14.02%) ERP
8 23 (14.02%) SAP
9 22 (13.41%) Project Management
10 21 (12.80%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (12.80%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (11.59%) Oracle General Ledger
11 19 (11.59%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (10.98%) Migration
13 17 (10.37%) IBM
13 17 (10.37%) Web Services
13 17 (10.37%) Security Cleared
14 16 (9.76%) Data Migration
14 16 (9.76%) SOAP
14 16 (9.76%) E-Commerce
15 15 (9.15%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (9.15%) Internet
15 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
16 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
16 14 (8.54%) WebLogic
16 14 (8.54%) TOGAF
17 13 (7.93%) General Ledger

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.54%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (6.71%) AquaLogic
5 9 (5.49%) Apache
6 8 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (3.05%) CMS
8 3 (1.83%) Drupal
9 2 (1.22%) Liferay
10 1 (0.61%) FileNet
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Project
2 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
2 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 58 (35.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (14.63%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (12.80%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (12.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (11.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (11.59%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (7.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 11 (6.71%) SAP HR
7 10 (6.10%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (6.10%) Workday HCM
8 8 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (4.27%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (4.27%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (4.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 6 (3.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (3.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (1.83%) Oracle FAH
11 3 (1.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (1.22%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) Internet
2 10 (6.10%) Network Security
2 10 (6.10%) Firewall
3 9 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.22%) DNS
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
4 2 (1.22%) GSM
4 2 (1.22%) SMS
4 2 (1.22%) RFID
4 2 (1.22%) RTCP
4 2 (1.22%) RTP
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.71%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (5.49%) DB2
5 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (4.27%) SQLPlus
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.83%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.05%) Toad
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.22%) Selenium
4 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.22%) JMeter
4 2 (1.22%) ProC
5 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 67 (40.85%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) General Ledger
3 9 (5.49%) Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.27%) Billing
5 7 (4.27%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.66%) Marketing
7 5 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.44%) Retail
9 3 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.83%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (21.95%) Consultant
2 26 (15.85%) Architect
2 26 (15.85%) Oracle Consultant
3 22 (13.41%) Analyst
4 21 (12.80%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.93%) DBA
6 13 (7.93%) Oracle DBA
7 12 (7.32%) Oracle Project Manager
7 12 (7.32%) Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.49%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (4.88%) E-Business Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 6 (3.66%) Functional Consultant
12 6 (3.66%) Administrator
12 6 (3.66%) Oracle Analyst
13 5 (3.05%) Programme Manager
13 5 (3.05%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.12%) XML
2 17 (10.37%) Web Services
3 16 (9.76%) SOAP
4 11 (6.71%) HTML
4 11 (6.71%) XSD
4 11 (6.71%) XSLT
4 11 (6.71%) UDDI
4 11 (6.71%) WSDL
4 11 (6.71%) JAX-WS
4 11 (6.71%) Apache Axis
5 8 (4.88%) Middleware
6 7 (4.27%) .NET
6 7 (4.27%) J2EE
7 5 (3.05%) REST
7 5 (3.05%) jQuery
8 3 (1.83%) Flash
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.22%) KML
9 2 (1.22%) J2ME
9 2 (1.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.05%) Replication
3 5 (3.05%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.22%) CMDB
4 2 (1.22%) Social Media
4 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.22%) GIS
4 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.22%) PMI
4 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.61%) FMCG
5 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.61%) Social Network
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) VMS
1 10 (6.10%) Linux
2 8 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.05%) UNIX
4 2 (1.22%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) HPUX
4 2 (1.22%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.63%) SOA
2 23 (14.02%) ERP
3 22 (13.41%) Project Management
4 18 (10.98%) Migration
5 16 (9.76%) Data Migration
5 16 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 15 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.54%) TOGAF
8 13 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (7.32%) Workflow
9 12 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.71%) Cash Management
11 10 (6.10%) Resource Management
11 10 (6.10%) Analytics
12 9 (5.49%) CRM
12 9 (5.49%) SIEM
12 9 (5.49%) SABSA
13 8 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.95%) SQL
2 27 (16.46%) PL/SQL
3 11 (6.71%) XPath
4 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.88%) Perl
6 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.27%) Korn
7 6 (3.66%) Java
8 5 (3.05%) C
9 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.27%) CISSP
3 7 (4.27%) CISM
4 5 (3.05%) Degree
5 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.83%) ISEB
6 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) OCP
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) JTAG
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.05%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.61%) Control-M
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 124 (75.61%) Oracle
2 23 (14.02%) SAP
3 17 (10.37%) IBM
4 11 (6.71%) BEA
4 11 (6.71%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.49%) Cisco
7 8 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.66%) Siebel
8 6 (3.66%) Informatica
9 5 (3.05%) JDA
9 5 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.44%) Metastorm
10 4 (2.44%) Primavera
10 4 (2.44%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.83%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.22%) Datanomic
12 2 (1.22%) ESRI
12 2 (1.22%) VMware
12 2 (1.22%) JBoss
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