The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 104 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1335 933 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.03% 83.23% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 664 360
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.31 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £64.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe