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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 51 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.09% 3.98% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 5.46% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 26
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -
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
1229 934 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.80% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 483 336
Average daily rate £380 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £22.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -26.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bury - 2 £250 - 5
Oldham - 1 £275 -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 12
Altrincham - - - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
E-Commerce
North West

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Retail
3 18 (19.78%) HTML
4 17 (18.68%) Web Services
5 16 (17.58%) Java
5 16 (17.58%) TDD
6 14 (15.38%) CSS
7 13 (14.29%) SQL
8 12 (13.19%) JSON
9 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.09%) .NET
9 11 (12.09%) SOA
9 11 (12.09%) MVC
10 10 (10.99%) Scrum
10 10 (10.99%) User Experience
11 9 (9.89%) XML
12 8 (8.79%) jQuery
12 8 (8.79%) Subversion
12 8 (8.79%) Open Source
13 7 (7.69%) hybris
13 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
13 7 (7.69%) OO
13 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.69%) J2EE
13 7 (7.69%) C#
14 6 (6.59%) PHP
14 6 (6.59%) SOAP
14 6 (6.59%) Project Management
14 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (6.59%) Gherkin

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.30%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) Node.js
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.10%) SPSS
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) MySQL
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQLite
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Redis
5 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.10%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Subversion
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) JUnit
5 2 (2.20%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.20%) Xcode
6 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (29.67%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Project Manager
3 14 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Tester
5 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.59%) QA Tester
6 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Designer
8 4 (4.40%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.40%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.30%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.30%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) HTML
2 17 (18.68%) Web Services
3 14 (15.38%) CSS
4 12 (13.19%) JSON
5 11 (12.09%) .NET
6 9 (9.89%) XML
7 8 (8.79%) jQuery
8 7 (7.69%) J2EE
8 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.59%) SOAP
9 6 (6.59%) HTML5
9 6 (6.59%) Ajax
9 6 (6.59%) REST
9 6 (6.59%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.49%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (5.49%) Spring
10 5 (5.49%) XSD
11 4 (4.40%) JSP
11 4 (4.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Open Source
3 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) NHS
5 2 (2.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Derivative
6 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.10%) W3C
6 1 (1.10%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.49%) Android
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) UNIX
4 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) TDD
3 11 (12.09%) MVC
3 11 (12.09%) SOA
4 10 (10.99%) Scrum
5 7 (7.69%) OO
6 6 (6.59%) Project Management
6 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.49%) OOP
8 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Agile Testing
9 3 (3.30%) User Stories
9 3 (3.30%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.30%) Kanban
9 3 (3.30%) Change Management
9 3 (3.30%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) Java
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.69%) C#
5 6 (6.59%) PHP
6 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.40%) Groovy
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) PHP5
9 1 (1.10%) Erlang
9 1 (1.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) CCIE
1 1 (1.10%) CCNP
1 1 (1.10%) CCNA
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) hybris
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle
2 3 (3.30%) SAP
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.20%) VMware
3 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.10%) Kony
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) Zend
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco
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