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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 485 461 433
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -28
Contract jobs citing E-business 72 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 41
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £660 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 26 £431 +1.47% 19
North West -9 20 £400 +18.51% 1
South East -7 8 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +3 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -12 3 £525 +5.00% 1
South West -17 2 £400 -11.11%
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 112 (68.29%) Oracle
2 54 (32.93%) Finance
3 39 (23.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (20.12%) CRM
5 30 (18.29%) Security Cleared
6 28 (17.07%) SC Cleared
7 26 (15.85%) XML
8 25 (15.24%) SQL
9 24 (14.63%) Siebel
9 24 (14.63%) SOA
10 23 (14.02%) ETL
10 23 (14.02%) Migration
11 22 (13.41%) Oracle General Ledger
11 22 (13.41%) Oracle Receivables
12 21 (12.80%) Oracle Payables
12 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (12.80%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (12.20%) ERP
14 19 (11.59%) Java
14 19 (11.59%) Informatica
15 18 (10.98%) PL/SQL
15 18 (10.98%) E-Commerce
15 18 (10.98%) Oracle EBS
16 17 (10.37%) Oracle Applications
16 17 (10.37%) Retail
16 17 (10.37%) Linux
16 17 (10.37%) HTML
16 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (9.76%) Web Services
18 15 (9.15%) Scrum

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (6.71%) CMS
1 11 (6.71%) Apache
2 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.83%) AquaLogic
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.22%) Liferay
5 2 (1.22%) Drupal
5 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 39 (23.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (13.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 22 (13.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 21 (12.80%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (10.98%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (10.37%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (9.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (7.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 11 (6.71%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (6.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 9 (5.49%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (4.27%) Oracle 11i
11 7 (4.27%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (3.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (2.44%) Oracle HRMS
14 3 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
14 3 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
14 3 (1.83%) Oracle Payroll
14 3 (1.83%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) SNMP
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (3.05%) Essbase
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.83%) OLAP
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.61%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.22%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) Toad
4 1 (0.61%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.61%) Ant
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (32.93%) Finance
2 17 (10.37%) Retail
3 13 (7.93%) General Ledger
4 10 (6.10%) Banking
5 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (1.22%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 49 (29.88%) Consultant
2 42 (25.61%) Developer
3 36 (21.95%) Oracle Consultant
4 18 (10.98%) Analyst
5 16 (9.76%) Functional Consultant
6 14 (8.54%) Designer
6 14 (8.54%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.54%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (7.93%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.32%) Architect
8 12 (7.32%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.10%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.49%) E-Business Consultant
11 9 (5.49%) Informatica Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 8 (4.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.85%) XML
2 17 (10.37%) HTML
3 16 (9.76%) Web Services
4 14 (8.54%) XSD
5 13 (7.93%) CSS
5 13 (7.93%) J2EE
6 12 (7.32%) JSP
6 12 (7.32%) Ajax
6 12 (7.32%) Spring
7 11 (6.71%) Hibernate
7 11 (6.71%) Struts
8 10 (6.10%) JSTL
8 10 (6.10%) XSL
8 10 (6.10%) Servlets
8 10 (6.10%) JMS
8 10 (6.10%) Java RMI
8 10 (6.10%) JavaBeans
9 9 (5.49%) Middleware
10 7 (4.27%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (3.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.83%) Social Media
6 3 (1.83%) Open Source
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 2 (1.22%) iSeries
7 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.22%) AS400
7 2 (1.22%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.61%) Online Games
8 1 (0.61%) RMADS
8 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Linux
2 8 (4.88%) Windows
3 7 (4.27%) UNIX
4 4 (2.44%) AIX
5 3 (1.83%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.12%) CRM
2 24 (14.63%) SOA
3 23 (14.02%) ETL
3 23 (14.02%) Migration
4 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.20%) ERP
6 18 (10.98%) E-Commerce
7 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.15%) Scrum
8 15 (9.15%) B2B
9 14 (8.54%) Data Migration
10 13 (7.93%) Cash Management
11 12 (7.32%) UML
12 11 (6.71%) TDD
12 11 (6.71%) Project Management
12 11 (6.71%) OO
12 11 (6.71%) User Stories
12 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.10%) Multithreading
14 9 (5.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.24%) SQL
2 19 (11.59%) Java
3 18 (10.98%) PL/SQL
4 15 (9.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.44%) XPath
7 3 (1.83%) VBA
7 3 (1.83%) Korn
8 2 (1.22%) C#
8 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) RPG
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) C-shell
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) Degree
4 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CISA
5 1 (0.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) BS7799
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.83%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 112 (68.29%) Oracle
2 24 (14.63%) Siebel
3 19 (11.59%) Informatica
4 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.05%) IBM
5 5 (3.05%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.44%) SAP
6 4 (2.44%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.44%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.83%) BEA
7 3 (1.83%) HP
7 3 (1.83%) Tableau
8 2 (1.22%) Alterian
9 1 (0.61%) ATG
9 1 (0.61%) Endeca
9 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
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