The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.75
E-business
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 145 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 71.83% 54.51% 60.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 69 151
Average daily rate £425 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £70.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

E-business
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) Siebel
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Informatica
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) BPMN
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Siebel
3 4 (66.67%) Informatica