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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / North West
Rank - 155 119
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.13% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2102 3141 2435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 81.08% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1910 1462
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 100
Median hourly rate £37.25 £37.75 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +34.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) hybris
5 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 1 (14.29%) Endeca
5 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) FatWire
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle SCM

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Endeca
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Accountant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
1 1 (14.29%) Content Management
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) FatWire
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) SAP