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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 68 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing E-business 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.25% 0.80% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.08% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£250 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
588 277 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.50% 73.47% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 132 115
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear -19 2 £250 -21.56%
E-business
England

E-business
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing E-business 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-business.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing E-business 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-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) E-Business Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle