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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 25 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.37% 3.17% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 4.76% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -17.91%
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
107 126 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 73.29% 66.67% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 65
Average daily rate £313 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Taglibs
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) Servlets
3 3 (25.00%) ATG
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) JCL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Adabas
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) Servlets
1 3 (25.00%) Taglibs
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) NATURAL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ATG
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) JDA