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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 139 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing E-business 24 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £275 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £275 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
3041 2840 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.07% 76.92% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1679 1251
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 97
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 June 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
Cheshire - 11 £570 -
Merseyside - 7 £370 -
Manchester -16 3 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) SOA
3 20 (60.61%) HTTP
3 20 (60.61%) IBM
3 20 (60.61%) Middleware
3 20 (60.61%) CSS
3 20 (60.61%) JDBC
3 20 (60.61%) SOAP
3 20 (60.61%) XML
3 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) JBoss
3 20 (60.61%) C
3 20 (60.61%) C++
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 20 (60.61%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) J2EE
3 20 (60.61%) MySQL
3 20 (60.61%) Apache
3 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
3 20 (60.61%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Banking
3 20 (60.61%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (60.61%) JSON
3 20 (60.61%) HTML5
3 20 (60.61%) REST
3 20 (60.61%) High Availability
3 20 (60.61%) CSS3
3 20 (60.61%) 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 20 (60.61%) Apache
1 20 (60.61%) JBoss
1 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) MySQL
1 20 (60.61%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 20 (60.61%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Architect
4 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Technical Architect
6 8 (24.24%) Business Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Digital Architect
6 8 (24.24%) E-Business Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Data Migration Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (12.12%) Java Architect
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Consultant
9 3 (9.09%) Data Consultant
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (6.06%) HTML Developer
10 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) ActiveMQ
1 20 (60.61%) Apache Camel
1 20 (60.61%) CSS
1 20 (60.61%) CSS3
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
1 20 (60.61%) HTML5
1 20 (60.61%) J2EE
1 20 (60.61%) JDBC
1 20 (60.61%) JSON
1 20 (60.61%) Middleware
1 20 (60.61%) REST
1 20 (60.61%) SOAP
1 20 (60.61%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) SOA
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) High Availability
3 10 (30.30%) Data Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Prototyping
3 10 (30.30%) SDLC
4 9 (27.27%) Open Source
5 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 6 (18.18%) Microservices
7 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) OpenUP
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.03%) B2B
9 1 (3.03%) BPEL
9 1 (3.03%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
9 1 (3.03%) Release Management
9 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C
1 20 (60.61%) C++
1 20 (60.61%) Java
1 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (60.61%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint