The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 54 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 109 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.93% 2.90% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.00% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
E-Commerce
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
2845 2227 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.42% 72.49% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1170 834
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.32 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

E-Commerce
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-Commerce across the North West region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the North West

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

E-Commerce
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-Commerce across the North West region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +9 45 £413 +29.92% 21
Manchester -7 40 £328 -2.96% 72
Merseyside -4 9 £381 - 3
Lancashire +9 2 £331 +18.30% 8
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 91 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.90%) Java
3 39 (20.10%) HTML
4 35 (18.04%) CSS
4 35 (18.04%) Retail
5 31 (15.98%) Web Services
6 25 (12.89%) JavaScript
6 25 (12.89%) TDD
7 24 (12.37%) JSON
8 23 (11.86%) Spring
8 23 (11.86%) SQL
9 19 (9.79%) MVC
9 19 (9.79%) Finance
9 19 (9.79%) hybris
10 18 (9.28%) RESTful
10 18 (9.28%) Cucumber
10 18 (9.28%) Kanban
10 18 (9.28%) SDLC
10 18 (9.28%) Scrum
11 17 (8.76%) Jenkins
11 17 (8.76%) Apple iOS
12 16 (8.25%) BDD
12 16 (8.25%) Mobile App
12 16 (8.25%) OO
13 15 (7.73%) SOA
13 15 (7.73%) XML
13 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (7.73%) Selenium
13 15 (7.73%) Android
14 14 (7.22%) Continuous Integration

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.15%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.61%) CMS
3 6 (3.09%) Confluence
4 3 (1.55%) WordPress
4 3 (1.55%) Commerce Server
5 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.03%) Node.js
5 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.52%) Documentum
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) Jetty
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.03%) MS Project
2 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.52%) SPSS
3 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.55%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.61%) Amazon S3
2 7 (3.61%) Route 53
2 7 (3.61%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.55%) SaaS
5 3 (1.55%) PaaS
5 3 (1.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) HTTP
2 5 (2.58%) Network Security
3 4 (2.06%) LTE
3 4 (2.06%) 4G
3 4 (2.06%) Internet
3 4 (2.06%) 3G
3 4 (2.06%) Firewall
3 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.03%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.52%) SSH
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.19%) MySQL
2 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.61%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.58%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.03%) Informix
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.03%) Big Data
7 2 (1.03%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.28%) Cucumber
2 17 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.73%) Selenium
4 12 (6.19%) JIRA
5 11 (5.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (5.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.67%) Subversion
5 11 (5.67%) Maven
6 10 (5.15%) Ant
6 10 (5.15%) JUnit
6 10 (5.15%) Gradle
7 8 (4.12%) Hudson
8 6 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.09%) Calabash
8 6 (3.09%) Appium
9 3 (1.55%) Mockito
10 2 (1.03%) Xcode
10 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.03%) Introscope
10 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (18.04%) Retail
2 19 (9.79%) Finance
3 9 (4.64%) Marketing
4 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (2.06%) Electronics
5 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (41.24%) Developer
2 26 (13.40%) Analyst
3 23 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.76%) Business Analyst
4 17 (8.76%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.73%) Consultant
6 13 (6.70%) Test Consultant
7 12 (6.19%) Architect
8 9 (4.64%) Tester
9 8 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.12%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.61%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.61%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.61%) Designer
10 7 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.09%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.10%) HTML
2 35 (18.04%) CSS
3 31 (15.98%) Web Services
4 24 (12.37%) JSON
5 23 (11.86%) Spring
6 18 (9.28%) RESTful
7 15 (7.73%) XML
8 13 (6.70%) jQuery
9 12 (6.19%) SOAP
9 12 (6.19%) J2EE
10 11 (5.67%) REST
11 10 (5.15%) .NET
11 10 (5.15%) Ajax
11 10 (5.15%) Spring MVC
12 9 (4.64%) HTML5
12 9 (4.64%) AngularJS
13 8 (4.12%) JSP
14 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET
14 7 (3.61%) XSD
14 7 (3.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) User Experience
4 5 (2.58%) iPad
5 4 (2.06%) DTV
6 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.03%) NHS
6 2 (1.03%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.52%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.52%) W3C
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.76%) Apple iOS
2 15 (7.73%) Android
3 13 (6.70%) Linux
4 11 (5.67%) UNIX
5 10 (5.15%) CentOS
6 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.89%) TDD
3 19 (9.79%) MVC
4 18 (9.28%) Scrum
4 18 (9.28%) Kanban
4 18 (9.28%) SDLC
5 16 (8.25%) BDD
5 16 (8.25%) OO
6 15 (7.73%) SOA
7 14 (7.22%) Project Management
7 14 (7.22%) Software Testing
7 14 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (5.67%) Open Source
8 11 (5.67%) DevOps
8 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.15%) ETL
9 10 (5.15%) Web Development
9 10 (5.15%) Test Planning
10 9 (4.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.90%) Java
2 25 (12.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (11.86%) SQL
4 13 (6.70%) PHP
5 10 (5.15%) Ruby
6 7 (3.61%) C#
7 5 (2.58%) Groovy
7 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.06%) Perl
8 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.06%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.55%) PHP5
9 3 (1.55%) R
9 3 (1.55%) Python
10 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.52%) RPG
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) CCIE
2 1 (0.52%) CCNP
2 1 (0.52%) CCNA
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.12%) Puppet
2 7 (3.61%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.55%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) hybris
2 14 (7.22%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.67%) Talend
4 10 (5.15%) Oracle
5 6 (3.09%) SAP
6 5 (2.58%) Google
6 5 (2.58%) Informatica
7 4 (2.06%) Tableau
7 4 (2.06%) Vertica
7 4 (2.06%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.06%) IBM
7 4 (2.06%) Adobe
8 3 (1.55%) ATG
9 2 (1.03%) Perforce
9 2 (1.03%) Compuware
9 2 (1.03%) HP
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) RightScale
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