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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 49 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 43 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.06% 3.15% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 4.27% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £293 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £543 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £29.50 £25.39
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +16.17%
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
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Wigan 0 1 £375 -
Bury - 1 £225 - 3
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 9
Altrincham - - - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
E-Commerce
North West

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.64%) HTML
2 26 (23.64%) PHP
3 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.00%) CSS
5 21 (19.09%) Retail
6 18 (16.36%) OO
7 17 (15.45%) Web Services
8 15 (13.64%) Java
8 15 (13.64%) SQL
8 15 (13.64%) jQuery
9 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
9 14 (12.73%) Linux
9 14 (12.73%) TDD
9 14 (12.73%) Scrum
10 13 (11.82%) XML
11 12 (10.91%) MySQL
12 11 (10.00%) Oracle
12 11 (10.00%) CMS
12 11 (10.00%) LAMP
13 10 (9.09%) Subversion
13 10 (9.09%) .NET
13 10 (9.09%) XSLT
14 9 (8.18%) J2EE
14 9 (8.18%) MVC
15 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
15 8 (7.27%) SOA
15 8 (7.27%) XSD
15 8 (7.27%) Magento

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.73%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.82%) Drupal
4 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) WordPress
5 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Magento
2 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) PaaS
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Wireless
2 2 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) MySQL
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.73%) OLAP
4 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.73%) OLTP
4 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.73%) QlikView
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.91%) SQLite
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) Redis
6 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Subversion
3 5 (4.55%) Behat
4 4 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (19.09%) Retail
2 8 (7.27%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) German Language
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (44.55%) Developer
2 22 (20.00%) Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Magento Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Tester
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Magento Developer
9 4 (3.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) HTML
2 22 (20.00%) CSS
3 17 (15.45%) Web Services
4 15 (13.64%) jQuery
5 13 (11.82%) XML
6 11 (10.00%) LAMP
7 10 (9.09%) XSLT
7 10 (9.09%) .NET
8 9 (8.18%) J2EE
9 8 (7.27%) XSD
9 8 (7.27%) Ajax
10 6 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.45%) Spring
11 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
13 3 (2.73%) Xamarin.iOS
13 3 (2.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) User Experience
2 7 (6.36%) Copywriting
2 7 (6.36%) Open Source
3 6 (5.45%) Derivative
4 5 (4.55%) Social Media
5 4 (3.64%) Blog
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) Android
3 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) OO
3 14 (12.73%) TDD
3 14 (12.73%) Scrum
4 9 (8.18%) MVC
5 8 (7.27%) SOA
5 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.36%) Project Management
7 6 (5.45%) Analytics
7 6 (5.45%) User Stories
8 5 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.55%) Pay per click
8 5 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.55%) OOP
8 5 (4.55%) SEO
9 4 (3.64%) ETL
9 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.64%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.64%) PHP
2 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.64%) Java
3 15 (13.64%) SQL
4 6 (5.45%) C#
5 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) PHP5
6 1 (0.91%) Erlang
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) MCSE
1 2 (1.82%) ISEB
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Nagios
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.45%) VMware
5 5 (4.55%) Facebook
5 5 (4.55%) Twitter
6 4 (3.64%) Google
6 4 (3.64%) Coremetrics
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco
7 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.82%) Citrix
9 1 (0.91%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) Adobe
9 1 (0.91%) RightScale
9 1 (0.91%) Endeca
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