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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 147 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing E-business 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.23% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £410 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.09% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.86%
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
2972 3025 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.42% 78.21% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1800 1222
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 101
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.28 £46.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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
Merseyside - 4 - -
Manchester -7 3 £410 +49.09% 1
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (58.33%) SOA
3 20 (55.56%) IBM
3 20 (55.56%) Apache
3 20 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 20 (55.56%) Middleware
3 20 (55.56%) HTTP
3 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 20 (55.56%) JDBC
3 20 (55.56%) SOAP
3 20 (55.56%) XML
3 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) JBoss
3 20 (55.56%) J2EE
3 20 (55.56%) MySQL
3 20 (55.56%) C
3 20 (55.56%) C++
3 20 (55.56%) HTML
3 20 (55.56%) Java
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) Banking
3 20 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (55.56%) JSON
3 20 (55.56%) HTML5
3 20 (55.56%) REST
3 20 (55.56%) High Availability
3 20 (55.56%) CSS3
3 20 (55.56%) 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 (55.56%) Apache
1 20 (55.56%) JBoss
1 20 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
5 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) MySQL
1 20 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 20 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Architect
4 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (22.22%) Business Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Digital Architect
6 8 (22.22%) E-Business Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Data Migration Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (11.11%) Java Architect
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Consultant
9 3 (8.33%) Data Consultant
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Lead
10 2 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
1 20 (55.56%) Apache Camel
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
1 20 (55.56%) CSS3
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) HTML5
1 20 (55.56%) J2EE
1 20 (55.56%) JDBC
1 20 (55.56%) JSON
1 20 (55.56%) Middleware
1 20 (55.56%) REST
1 20 (55.56%) SOAP
1 20 (55.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) SOA
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) High Availability
3 12 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 12 (33.33%) Migration
4 10 (27.78%) Prototyping
4 10 (27.78%) SDLC
5 9 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (19.44%) Validation
7 6 (16.67%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) Data Transformation
8 3 (8.33%) OpenUP
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.78%) B2B
10 1 (2.78%) BPEL
10 1 (2.78%) Change Management
10 1 (2.78%) Defect Management
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C
1 20 (55.56%) C++
1 20 (55.56%) Java
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) ACCA
5 1 (2.78%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (55.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.78%) Sage
3 1 (2.78%) SAP