The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 82 65
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.57% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.74% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Average daily rate - £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1501 1083 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.47% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 666 460
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Security

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) E-Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Payroll Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SmartStream