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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / North East
Rank - 73 56
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £453
% change year-on-year
- -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
775 744 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.18% 84.16% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 487 251
Median daily rate £388 £413 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for E-business.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) SFIA
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat