The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 44 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 3.42% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 4.57% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
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£425 £394 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +58.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-40.51% -4.91%
E-Commerce
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
316 394 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.35% 74.90% 64.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 222 82
Average daily rate £380 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 67 38
Average hourly rate £28.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Essex region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Essex

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Essex region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basildon +3 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea +4 1 £600 +50.00%
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - - 1
Maldon - - - -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce.

1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) CMS
6 3 (18.75%) FatWire
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) JSP

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) CMS
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) WF
6 2 (12.50%) LINQ
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
6 2 (12.50%) AppFabric
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Content Management
2 3 (18.75%) B2C
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
4 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) FatWire
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe