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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 548 536 515
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing E-business 83 71 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 31
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £555 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.86%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 27 £450 +12.50% 3
South East -8 20 £450 - 5
South West +21 15 £460 - 2
North West -9 11 £375 +36.36% 1
Yorkshire +5 3 £473 +26.00% 1
West Midlands -24 3 £300 -25.00%
East of England +19 2 £450 -5.26% 1
East Midlands +1 1 - - 2
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for E-business.

1 130 (74.71%) Oracle
2 59 (33.91%) Linux
3 51 (29.31%) Finance
3 51 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (28.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 44 (25.29%) Security Cleared
6 42 (24.14%) SQL
7 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
8 35 (20.11%) XML
9 33 (18.97%) Apache
10 32 (18.39%) Java
10 32 (18.39%) J2EE
11 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
11 31 (17.82%) HTML
11 31 (17.82%) CSS
11 31 (17.82%) SOAP
11 31 (17.82%) SOA
11 31 (17.82%) Middleware
11 31 (17.82%) Banking
12 29 (16.67%) Migration
13 27 (15.52%) Oracle EBS
13 27 (15.52%) Oracle Payables
14 24 (13.79%) REST
14 24 (13.79%) IBM
14 24 (13.79%) C++
15 23 (13.22%) Unix
15 23 (13.22%) Tomcat
15 23 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (12.64%) High Availability
16 22 (12.64%) HTML5

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (18.97%) Apache
2 23 (13.22%) Tomcat
3 21 (12.07%) JBoss
4 11 (6.32%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.75%) CMS
5 10 (5.75%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.57%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Documentum
8 1 (0.57%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Office
2 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (28.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (15.52%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (15.52%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (11.49%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (8.62%) Oracle Assets
5 15 (8.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (7.47%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (6.32%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (5.75%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (4.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (4.02%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (2.30%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (2.30%) Oracle iProcurement
12 4 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
13 3 (1.72%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (1.72%) Oracle FAH
13 3 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
14 2 (1.15%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.30%) Taleo
2 3 (1.72%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.07%) HTTP
2 9 (5.17%) SNMP
3 3 (1.72%) Internet
4 2 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.07%) MySQL
1 21 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle Database
3 17 (9.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (9.77%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (4.02%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.30%) Essbase
9 4 (2.30%) QlikView
9 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.57%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.17%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.17%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.15%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 51 (29.31%) Finance
2 31 (17.82%) Banking
3 18 (10.34%) Retail
4 9 (5.17%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.72%) Back Office
6 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.72%) Law
6 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Developer
2 34 (19.54%) Consultant
3 28 (16.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 23 (13.22%) Architect
5 20 (11.49%) Java Developer
6 19 (10.92%) DBA
6 19 (10.92%) Oracle DBA
7 17 (9.77%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (8.62%) Analyst
8 15 (8.62%) Business Developer
9 14 (8.05%) SC Cleared DBA
9 14 (8.05%) Technical Architect
10 11 (6.32%) E-Business Developer
11 10 (5.75%) Project Manager
12 9 (5.17%) Oracle Architect
12 9 (5.17%) XML Developer
13 8 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 8 (4.60%) Data Migration Developer
13 8 (4.60%) Digital Architect
13 8 (4.60%) Oracle BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.11%) XML
2 32 (18.39%) J2EE
3 31 (17.82%) CSS
3 31 (17.82%) HTML
3 31 (17.82%) Middleware
3 31 (17.82%) SOAP
4 24 (13.79%) REST
5 22 (12.64%) HTML5
6 21 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
6 21 (12.07%) Apache Camel
6 21 (12.07%) CSS3
6 21 (12.07%) JDBC
6 21 (12.07%) JSON
7 12 (6.90%) Web Services
8 11 (6.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (5.75%) XSD
9 10 (5.75%) XSL
10 9 (5.17%) Java RMI
10 9 (5.17%) JMS
10 9 (5.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.02%) User Experience
3 4 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.15%) Derivative
5 2 (1.15%) Fintech
5 2 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.57%) Life Science
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Social Network
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.91%) Linux
2 23 (13.22%) Unix
3 12 (6.90%) Windows
4 9 (5.17%) Solaris
5 5 (2.87%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.82%) SOA
3 29 (16.67%) Migration
4 23 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (12.64%) High Availability
6 21 (12.07%) ERP
7 20 (11.49%) Project Management
8 18 (10.34%) Data Migration
9 17 (9.77%) ETL
10 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.47%) Scrum
10 13 (7.47%) SDLC
11 12 (6.90%) OO
11 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.32%) Change Management
12 11 (6.32%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.32%) Prototyping
12 11 (6.32%) TDD
12 11 (6.32%) UML
13 10 (5.75%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.14%) SQL
2 32 (18.39%) Java
3 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.79%) C++
5 21 (12.07%) C
6 11 (6.32%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.75%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.72%) Ada
9 3 (1.72%) Python
10 2 (1.15%) C#
10 2 (1.15%) Korn
11 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (25.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (5.17%) BC Cleared
5 8 (4.60%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.30%) Degree
8 3 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.57%) ACCA
10 1 (0.57%) CIMA
10 1 (0.57%) CRISC
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.57%) OCP
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.15%) NFS
1 2 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (9.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.15%) Simpana
4 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.57%) Nessus
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 130 (74.71%) Oracle
2 24 (13.79%) IBM
3 11 (6.32%) Informatica
4 8 (4.60%) Siebel
5 5 (2.87%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.30%) HP
6 4 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.30%) Pegasus
6 4 (2.30%) Tableau
7 2 (1.15%) CommVault
7 2 (1.15%) NetApp
7 2 (1.15%) Netezza
7 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.15%) Sun
7 2 (1.15%) Veritas
7 2 (1.15%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) hybris
8 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.57%) Sage
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore