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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 35 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 65 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.77% 2.96% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 3.96% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
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
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
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 £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
Oldham - 5 £200 - 1
Wigan - 4 - -
Bury - 2 £175 - 4
Stockport 0 1 £250 -28.57% 6
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
E-Commerce
North West

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) HTML
3 29 (26.61%) PHP
4 27 (24.77%) CSS
5 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 25 (22.94%) Retail
6 21 (19.27%) OO
7 20 (18.35%) jQuery
8 16 (14.68%) Project Management
9 15 (13.76%) Web Services
10 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.93%) Linux
11 13 (11.93%) MySQL
12 12 (11.01%) Marketing
13 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
13 11 (10.09%) Magento
13 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
13 11 (10.09%) Oracle
13 11 (10.09%) XML
13 11 (10.09%) XSLT
13 11 (10.09%) CMS
13 11 (10.09%) LAMP
14 10 (9.17%) Web Development
15 9 (8.26%) Scrum
15 9 (8.26%) Subversion
15 9 (8.26%) SQL
15 9 (8.26%) Java
16 8 (7.34%) TDD
17 7 (6.42%) OOP
17 7 (6.42%) User Stories

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.09%) CMS
2 5 (4.59%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) WordPress
3 3 (2.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Magento
2 4 (3.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Wireless
2 2 (1.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) MySQL
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.75%) OLTP
3 3 (2.75%) OLAP
3 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.75%) QlikView
4 2 (1.83%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Subversion
3 5 (4.59%) Behat
4 2 (1.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.92%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (0.92%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (22.94%) Retail
2 12 (11.01%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
4 2 (1.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (38.53%) Developer
2 29 (26.61%) Analyst
3 26 (23.85%) Business Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) PHP Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.26%) Magento Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) QlikView Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Operations Business Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) Copywriter
11 2 (1.83%) Test Leader
11 2 (1.83%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (1.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.36%) HTML
2 27 (24.77%) CSS
3 20 (18.35%) jQuery
4 15 (13.76%) Web Services
5 11 (10.09%) XML
5 11 (10.09%) XSLT
5 11 (10.09%) LAMP
6 6 (5.50%) Ajax
6 6 (5.50%) Spring
6 6 (5.50%) XSD
7 5 (4.59%) XHTML
7 5 (4.59%) J2EE
7 5 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.67%) CSS3
8 4 (3.67%) HTML5
8 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.67%) .NET
8 4 (3.67%) Struts
9 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.83%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Copywriting
2 6 (5.50%) Derivative
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 5 (4.59%) Open Source
3 5 (4.59%) Social Media
4 4 (3.67%) Blog
5 3 (2.75%) Telematics
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) FMCG
7 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) UNIX
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) OO
3 16 (14.68%) Project Management
4 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.17%) Web Development
7 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 8 (7.34%) TDD
9 7 (6.42%) OOP
9 7 (6.42%) User Stories
9 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.50%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.59%) MVC
11 5 (4.59%) SEO
11 5 (4.59%) Analytics
11 5 (4.59%) OO PHP
12 4 (3.67%) Web Usability
12 4 (3.67%) Email Marketing
12 4 (3.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) PHP
2 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.26%) SQL
3 9 (8.26%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) MCSE
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
2 1 (0.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle
2 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.59%) Facebook
3 5 (4.59%) Twitter
4 4 (3.67%) Google
4 4 (3.67%) Coremetrics
4 4 (3.67%) VMware
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.67%) Adobe
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
5 3 (2.75%) hybris
5 3 (2.75%) Endeca
6 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.92%) ATG
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