The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 15 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.88% 8.16% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 11.11% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-35.34% -4.91%
E-Commerce
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 108 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 69.12% 73.47% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 42 25
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 32
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (50.00%) PHP
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Retail
3 9 (40.91%) MySQL
4 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (36.36%) Drupal
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) WordPress
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (31.82%) Content Management
6 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 3 (13.64%) SEO
7 3 (13.64%) CICS
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) JCL
7 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (13.64%) DB2
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) COBOL
7 3 (13.64%) Magento
8 2 (9.09%) Ansible

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 8 (36.36%) Drupal
1 8 (36.36%) WordPress
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) CICS
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) Adabas
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (45.45%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Web Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (22.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Magento Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Designer
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Support
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) jQuery
2 8 (36.36%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) VSAM
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Content Management
2 3 (13.64%) SEO
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) BPR
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PHP
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) JCL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) NATURAL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) SAP