The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 78 53
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.86%
E-business
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1274 742 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.20% 79.96% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 473 235
Median daily rate £325 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 34 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +4.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £11.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.70 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the North East