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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 476 472 439
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Contract jobs citing E-business 102 91 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 79
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £555 £530
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
38226 36235 38251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.81% 74.18% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24168 22715 22586
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 1011 1398
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +25 48 £400 -15.78% 12
South East +8 36 £450 -5.26% 4
South West -35 5 £500 +33.33% 1
North West - 5 - - 3
West Midlands -17 3 £565 +50.66%
Yorkshire -2 2 £225 -32.83% 2
East Midlands -2 1 £525 +50.00% 1
East of England -23 1 £350 -31.70%
Midlands - 1 - -
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 132 (72.93%) Oracle
2 63 (34.81%) Finance
3 57 (31.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (20.44%) SQL
5 32 (17.68%) XML
6 28 (15.47%) Oracle Payables
7 27 (14.92%) ERP
8 25 (13.81%) SOA
8 25 (13.81%) PL/SQL
8 25 (13.81%) Oracle Receivables
9 24 (13.26%) SAP
9 24 (13.26%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (13.26%) Project Management
9 24 (13.26%) Migration
10 23 (12.71%) Oracle General Ledger
11 22 (12.15%) Web Services
12 21 (11.60%) Oracle EBS
12 21 (11.60%) Oracle Applications
12 21 (11.60%) Data Migration
12 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
13 19 (10.50%) CRM
14 18 (9.94%) E-Commerce
14 18 (9.94%) SOAP
14 18 (9.94%) HTML
15 17 (9.39%) IBM
15 17 (9.39%) WebSphere
15 17 (9.39%) Mobile App
16 16 (8.84%) Oracle Cash Management
16 16 (8.84%) XSD
17 15 (8.29%) Business Intelligence

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.39%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (7.18%) AquaLogic
4 12 (6.63%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.52%) Apache
5 10 (5.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (4.97%) CMS
7 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.66%) Drupal
8 2 (1.10%) Liferay
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Project
2 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 57 (31.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (15.47%) Oracle Payables
3 25 (13.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (12.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 21 (11.60%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (11.60%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (8.84%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (7.18%) SAP HR
8 12 (6.63%) Workday HCM
9 11 (6.08%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (5.52%) Oracle 11i
11 9 (4.97%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 7 (3.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 6 (3.31%) Oracle ERP
15 4 (2.21%) Oracle CRM
15 4 (2.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 3 (1.66%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) Internet
2 4 (2.21%) Firewall
2 4 (2.21%) Network Security
3 3 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.66%) SNMP
4 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.10%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) GSM
4 2 (1.10%) SMS
4 2 (1.10%) RTCP
4 2 (1.10%) RTP
4 2 (1.10%) RFID
5 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.26%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.52%) Oracle Discoverer
4 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (3.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.76%) SQLPlus
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.66%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.66%) DB2
9 3 (1.66%) OLAP
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.21%) Toad
3 3 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.10%) JMeter
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.10%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 63 (34.81%) Finance
2 15 (8.29%) General Ledger
3 8 (4.42%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.87%) Retail
4 7 (3.87%) Billing
5 6 (3.31%) Marketing
6 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.21%) Back Office
8 3 (1.66%) Advertising
9 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (24.31%) Consultant
2 34 (18.78%) Oracle Consultant
3 24 (13.26%) Analyst
4 23 (12.71%) Architect
5 19 (10.50%) Developer
6 18 (9.94%) Project Manager
7 17 (9.39%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.52%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.52%) E-Business Consultant
8 10 (5.52%) Designer
9 9 (4.97%) Oracle Project Manager
9 9 (4.97%) Functional Consultant
9 9 (4.97%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (4.42%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) DBA
11 6 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Administrator
11 6 (3.31%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.68%) XML
2 22 (12.15%) Web Services
3 18 (9.94%) SOAP
3 18 (9.94%) HTML
4 16 (8.84%) XSD
5 13 (7.18%) XSLT
5 13 (7.18%) Apache Axis
5 13 (7.18%) UDDI
5 13 (7.18%) WSDL
5 13 (7.18%) JAX-WS
6 10 (5.52%) J2EE
7 8 (4.42%) .NET
8 7 (3.87%) CSS
8 7 (3.87%) jQuery
9 6 (3.31%) JSP
9 6 (3.31%) Middleware
10 5 (2.76%) Ajax
10 5 (2.76%) REST
11 4 (2.21%) WebCenter
11 4 (2.21%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.76%) Social Media
4 5 (2.76%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.21%) Replication
6 3 (1.66%) Open Source
7 2 (1.10%) CMDB
7 2 (1.10%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.10%) PMI
7 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.10%) GIS
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) PKI
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) RMADS
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.73%) Linux
2 8 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.31%) UNIX
4 4 (2.21%) VMS
5 3 (1.66%) Windows
6 2 (1.10%) HPUX
6 2 (1.10%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.92%) ERP
2 25 (13.81%) SOA
3 24 (13.26%) Project Management
3 24 (13.26%) Migration
4 21 (11.60%) Data Migration
5 19 (10.50%) CRM
6 18 (9.94%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.73%) Workflow
9 13 (7.18%) Cash Management
10 12 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (6.63%) B2B
10 12 (6.63%) ETL
11 11 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.08%) TOGAF
12 9 (4.97%) Change Management
12 9 (4.97%) B2C
12 9 (4.97%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.97%) Analytics
13 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.44%) SQL
2 25 (13.81%) PL/SQL
3 14 (7.73%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.73%) XPath
4 13 (7.18%) Java
5 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.31%) Korn
6 6 (3.31%) Perl
7 3 (1.66%) C#
8 2 (1.10%) C
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) C-shell
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.18%) Degree
4 4 (2.21%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.66%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) CISSP
6 2 (1.10%) CISM
7 1 (0.55%) OCP
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PMP
7 1 (0.55%) APMP
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) JTAG
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.21%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 132 (72.93%) Oracle
2 24 (13.26%) SAP
3 17 (9.39%) IBM
4 13 (7.18%) BEA
4 13 (7.18%) Informatica
4 13 (7.18%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (5.52%) Siebel
6 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.42%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.76%) JDA
8 4 (2.21%) Primavera
8 4 (2.21%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.66%) Metastorm
9 3 (1.66%) Tableau
9 3 (1.66%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.66%) Cisco
10 2 (1.10%) Trillium
10 2 (1.10%) JBoss
10 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
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