The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 148 155 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing E-business 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £410 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2903 3672 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.97% 81.96% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 2298 1388
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 142 113
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the North West

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the North West region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 4 £393 +30.83% 1
Lancashire - 1 £424 -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for E-business.

1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (48.28%) J2EE
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 14 (48.28%) C
2 14 (48.28%) C++
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) JDBC
2 14 (48.28%) SOAP
2 14 (48.28%) XML
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) JBoss
2 14 (48.28%) Apache
2 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
2 14 (48.28%) SOA
2 14 (48.28%) HTTP
2 14 (48.28%) IBM
2 14 (48.28%) Middleware
2 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 14 (48.28%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (48.28%) JSON
2 14 (48.28%) HTML5
2 14 (48.28%) REST
2 14 (48.28%) High Availability
2 14 (48.28%) CSS3
2 14 (48.28%) Apache Camel

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (48.28%) Apache
1 14 (48.28%) JBoss
1 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (6.90%) Sage 200
4 2 (6.90%) SAP CO
4 2 (6.90%) SAP FI
4 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MySQL
1 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle ODI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Architect
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (31.03%) Technical Architect
5 8 (27.59%) Digital Architect
6 7 (24.14%) Business Developer
6 7 (24.14%) Data Migration Developer
6 7 (24.14%) Digital Technical Architect
6 7 (24.14%) E-Business Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Java Architect
7 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) Data Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (6.90%) Accountant
9 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
9 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) ActiveMQ
1 14 (48.28%) Apache Camel
1 14 (48.28%) CSS
1 14 (48.28%) CSS3
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
1 14 (48.28%) HTML5
1 14 (48.28%) J2EE
1 14 (48.28%) JDBC
1 14 (48.28%) JSON
1 14 (48.28%) Middleware
1 14 (48.28%) REST
1 14 (48.28%) SOAP
1 14 (48.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (48.28%) High Availability
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
2 12 (41.38%) Data Migration
2 12 (41.38%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) Validation
5 6 (20.69%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
7 3 (10.34%) OpenUP
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C
1 14 (48.28%) C++
1 14 (48.28%) Java
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.90%) ACCA
4 2 (6.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (48.28%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.90%) Sage
3 2 (6.90%) SAP