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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 512 408 434
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +26
Contract jobs citing E-business 78 95 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 69
Average daily rate £439 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +64.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +64.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 31 £350 -28.20% 12
South East -19 23 £475 +28.37% 7
Yorkshire -18 6 £550 - 2
North West -20 6 £478 +22.56%
East of England -29 6 £425 -22.72% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £388 +47.61%
South West -27 1 £550 +29.41%
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 105 (66.04%) Oracle
2 64 (40.25%) Finance
3 44 (27.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (21.38%) SQL
5 25 (15.72%) XML
6 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database
7 23 (14.47%) Oracle Applications
8 22 (13.84%) Security Cleared
9 21 (13.21%) Oracle EBS
10 20 (12.58%) PL/SQL
10 20 (12.58%) SOA
10 20 (12.58%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (12.58%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (11.95%) Oracle General Ledger
12 16 (10.06%) Project Management
13 15 (9.43%) WebLogic
14 14 (8.81%) Java
14 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (8.81%) TOGAF
14 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
15 13 (8.18%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (8.18%) Zachman Framework
16 12 (7.55%) Retail
16 12 (7.55%) Oracle Discoverer
16 12 (7.55%) Linux
16 12 (7.55%) HTML
16 12 (7.55%) UNIX
17 11 (6.92%) Apache
17 11 (6.92%) Oracle Financials

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.43%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.92%) Apache
3 10 (6.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.77%) CMS
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.89%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.26%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.63%) Liferay
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) FileNet
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) MS Project
1 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (27.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (14.47%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (13.21%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (12.58%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (12.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 19 (11.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (5.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 7 (4.40%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 3 (1.89%) Workday HCM
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle Payroll
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (1.89%) SAP HR
13 2 (1.26%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) Internet
1 10 (6.29%) Firewall
1 10 (6.29%) Network Security
2 9 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.52%) RTCP
3 4 (2.52%) RTP
3 4 (2.52%) GSM
3 4 (2.52%) SMS
4 2 (1.26%) RFID
5 1 (0.63%) Wireless
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle Discoverer
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (5.66%) DB2
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.77%) SQLPlus
8 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.26%) Essbase
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.14%) Subversion
2 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.89%) Toad
4 2 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.26%) ProC
4 2 (1.26%) JMeter
4 2 (1.26%) Selenium
4 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.63%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 64 (40.25%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Retail
3 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.03%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.40%) Banking
6 5 (3.14%) Marketing
7 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.52%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.89%) Games
8 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.26%) Front Office
9 2 (1.26%) Legal
9 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) Local Government
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.01%) Consultant
2 28 (17.61%) DBA
2 28 (17.61%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (16.35%) Oracle Consultant
4 21 (13.21%) Developer
5 18 (11.32%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.69%) Architect
7 15 (9.43%) Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.29%) Security Architect
9 10 (6.29%) Administrator
9 10 (6.29%) Functional Consultant
10 9 (5.66%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Project Manager
13 5 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.52%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.72%) XML
2 12 (7.55%) HTML
3 9 (5.66%) J2EE
3 9 (5.66%) SOAP
4 8 (5.03%) Middleware
5 7 (4.40%) XSLT
5 7 (4.40%) WSDL
6 6 (3.77%) Web Services
7 5 (3.14%) jQuery
7 5 (3.14%) Spring
8 4 (2.52%) J2ME
8 4 (2.52%) WAP
8 4 (2.52%) JMS
8 4 (2.52%) Struts
8 4 (2.52%) JDBC
8 4 (2.52%) Struts2
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.89%) JAX-WS
9 3 (1.89%) Apache Axis
9 3 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.14%) Equities
2 5 (3.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.89%) Online Games
4 3 (1.89%) Replication
4 3 (1.89%) GIS
5 2 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.26%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.26%) CMDB
5 2 (1.26%) iPhone
5 2 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.55%) Linux
1 12 (7.55%) UNIX
2 9 (5.66%) VMS
3 6 (3.77%) Solaris
4 2 (1.26%) Windows CE
4 2 (1.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.58%) SOA
2 16 (10.06%) Project Management
3 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
3 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (8.81%) TOGAF
4 13 (8.18%) Zachman Framework
5 11 (6.92%) ERP
6 10 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (5.66%) SABSA
7 9 (5.66%) SIEM
7 9 (5.66%) Analytics
7 9 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (5.03%) Migration
8 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.03%) Change Management
8 8 (5.03%) Workflow
9 7 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.40%) Scrum
9 7 (4.40%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.38%) SQL
2 20 (12.58%) PL/SQL
3 14 (8.81%) Java
4 10 (6.29%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.03%) Perl
6 7 (4.40%) Korn
7 4 (2.52%) C
8 3 (1.89%) XPath
8 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) SQR
Qualifications
1 22 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) CISSP
3 8 (5.03%) CISM
4 5 (3.14%) Degree
5 4 (2.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) APMP
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) OCP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) JTAG
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (8.18%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.77%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 105 (66.04%) Oracle
2 11 (6.92%) IBM
3 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.66%) Cisco
4 8 (5.03%) SAP
5 7 (4.40%) Siebel
6 3 (1.89%) ESRI
6 3 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.89%) BEA
6 3 (1.89%) Informatica
7 2 (1.26%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.26%) CA
7 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.26%) Sun
7 2 (1.26%) HP
7 2 (1.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (0.63%) Planview
8 1 (0.63%) NEC
8 1 (0.63%) Metastorm
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