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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 137 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing E-business 26 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.082% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 - £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.31% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.41%
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
3234 2852 2298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.54% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 1642 1204
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 139 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 1
Manchester -13 5 - -
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (65.63%) SOA
3 20 (62.50%) HTTP
3 20 (62.50%) IBM
3 20 (62.50%) Middleware
3 20 (62.50%) CSS
3 20 (62.50%) JDBC
3 20 (62.50%) SOAP
3 20 (62.50%) XML
3 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) JBoss
3 20 (62.50%) C
3 20 (62.50%) C++
3 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 20 (62.50%) Java
3 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (62.50%) J2EE
3 20 (62.50%) MySQL
3 20 (62.50%) Apache
3 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
3 20 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) Banking
3 20 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (62.50%) JSON
3 20 (62.50%) HTML5
3 20 (62.50%) REST
3 20 (62.50%) High Availability
3 20 (62.50%) CSS3
3 20 (62.50%) 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 (62.50%) Apache
1 20 (62.50%) JBoss
1 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) MySQL
1 20 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 20 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Technical Architect
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Architect
6 7 (21.88%) Business Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Digital Technical Architect
6 7 (21.88%) E-Business Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Data Migration Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Java Architect
8 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Consultant
9 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
10 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
1 20 (62.50%) Apache Camel
1 20 (62.50%) CSS
1 20 (62.50%) CSS3
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
1 20 (62.50%) HTML5
1 20 (62.50%) J2EE
1 20 (62.50%) JDBC
1 20 (62.50%) JSON
1 20 (62.50%) Middleware
1 20 (62.50%) REST
1 20 (62.50%) SOAP
1 20 (62.50%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) SOA
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) High Availability
3 10 (31.25%) SDLC
4 9 (28.13%) Data Migration
4 9 (28.13%) Migration
4 9 (28.13%) Open Source
5 7 (21.88%) Validation
6 6 (18.75%) Microservices
7 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
7 3 (9.38%) OpenUP
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.13%) B2B
9 1 (3.13%) BPEL
9 1 (3.13%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
9 1 (3.13%) Release Management
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C
1 20 (62.50%) C++
1 20 (62.50%) Java
1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (62.50%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint