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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / North West
Rank - 146 138
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £538 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £455
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.14%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2135 3149 2659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.33% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1894 1519
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 114
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for E-business.

1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 1 (16.67%) hybris
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) FatWire
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (16.67%) Endeca

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Endeca
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) FatWire
2 1 (16.67%) hybris