The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce 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-Commerce over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 33 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 71 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.26% 2.62% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 3.56% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 24 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £304 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
E-Commerce
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
1000 872 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 73.65% 67.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 451 488
Average daily rate £350 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 5 £200 - 1
Wigan - 4 - -
Bury - 2 £175 - 6
Stockport 0 1 £250 -28.57% 6
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Bolton - - - -
E-Commerce
North West

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) HTML
3 31 (27.68%) PHP
4 28 (25.00%) CSS
5 26 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 26 (23.21%) Retail
6 23 (20.54%) OO
7 18 (16.07%) jQuery
8 15 (13.39%) Project Management
8 15 (13.39%) Linux
9 14 (12.50%) Web Services
9 14 (12.50%) MySQL
9 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.61%) SQL
11 12 (10.71%) Oracle
11 12 (10.71%) LAMP
11 12 (10.71%) Magento
11 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
12 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
12 11 (9.82%) Marketing
12 11 (9.82%) CMS
12 11 (9.82%) XML
12 11 (9.82%) XSLT
13 10 (8.93%) Java
13 10 (8.93%) Scrum
14 9 (8.04%) Subversion
14 9 (8.04%) Web Development
15 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (6.25%) Copywriting
15 7 (6.25%) TDD

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (9.82%) CMS
2 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.46%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.68%) WordPress
3 3 (2.68%) Drupal
3 3 (2.68%) Apache
4 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Magento
2 4 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Wireless
2 2 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.68%) QlikView
3 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.68%) OLTP
3 3 (2.68%) OLAP
4 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.04%) Subversion
3 5 (4.46%) Behat
4 2 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.89%) JIRA
5 1 (0.89%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.89%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (23.21%) Retail
2 11 (9.82%) Marketing
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (2.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (39.29%) Developer
2 29 (25.89%) Analyst
3 26 (23.21%) Business Analyst
4 17 (15.18%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Magento Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Copywriter
10 3 (2.68%) QlikView Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Operations Business Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Magento Developer
10 3 (2.68%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Administrator
11 2 (1.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.57%) HTML
2 28 (25.00%) CSS
3 18 (16.07%) jQuery
4 14 (12.50%) Web Services
5 12 (10.71%) LAMP
6 11 (9.82%) XML
6 11 (9.82%) XSLT
7 7 (6.25%) XSD
8 6 (5.36%) XHTML
8 6 (5.36%) Ajax
9 5 (4.46%) Spring
9 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (4.46%) J2EE
10 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.57%) .NET
10 4 (3.57%) CSS3
10 4 (3.57%) HTML5
11 3 (2.68%) Struts
12 2 (1.79%) JSP
12 2 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Copywriting
2 6 (5.36%) Open Source
2 6 (5.36%) User Experience
2 6 (5.36%) Derivative
3 5 (4.46%) Social Media
4 4 (3.57%) Blog
5 3 (2.68%) Telematics
6 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) UNIX
3 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) OO
3 15 (13.39%) Project Management
4 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.93%) Scrum
7 9 (8.04%) Web Development
8 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.25%) TDD
8 7 (6.25%) OOP
9 6 (5.36%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (5.36%) Analytics
9 6 (5.36%) User Stories
10 5 (4.46%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.46%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.46%) SEO
11 4 (3.57%) CRM
11 4 (3.57%) Pay per click
11 4 (3.57%) Email Marketing
11 4 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) PHP
2 26 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.61%) SQL
4 10 (8.93%) Java
5 2 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) PHP5
6 1 (0.89%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
1 1 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Oracle
2 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.46%) Facebook
3 5 (4.46%) Twitter
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.57%) VMware
4 4 (3.57%) Adobe
4 4 (3.57%) Google
4 4 (3.57%) Coremetrics
5 3 (2.68%) Endeca
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) JBoss
6 2 (1.79%) hybris
7 1 (0.89%) RightScale
7 1 (0.89%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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