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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 52 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 116 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.14% 3.36% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.63% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 50
Average daily rate
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£381 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -
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
2772 2094 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.92% 72.43% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1077 823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 126 83
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Manchester -9 51 £323 -0.76% 57
Cheshire +15 43 £413 +29.41% 29
Lancashire - 4 £425 - 7
Merseyside -22 2 £350 -12.50% 2
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 80 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.06%) Java
3 45 (22.96%) Retail
4 40 (20.41%) HTML
5 34 (17.35%) CSS
6 30 (15.31%) Web Services
7 27 (13.78%) JavaScript
8 24 (12.24%) TDD
9 22 (11.22%) SQL
10 20 (10.20%) MVC
10 20 (10.20%) Scrum
11 18 (9.18%) Spring
11 18 (9.18%) Finance
11 18 (9.18%) Project Management
12 16 (8.16%) XML
13 15 (7.65%) JSON
13 15 (7.65%) jQuery
14 14 (7.14%) hybris
14 14 (7.14%) .NET
14 14 (7.14%) OO
15 13 (6.63%) Open Source
16 12 (6.12%) RESTful
16 12 (6.12%) User Experience
16 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (6.12%) Selenium
16 12 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (6.12%) Subversion
17 11 (5.61%) JIRA
17 11 (5.61%) SOA
17 11 (5.61%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.06%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.06%) Confluence
3 5 (2.55%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (2.55%) CMS
4 4 (2.04%) WordPress
5 3 (1.53%) Drupal
5 3 (1.53%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) JBoss
6 2 (1.02%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.51%) Jetty
7 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Magento
2 4 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) AWD
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.55%) Route 53
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) Network Security
3 2 (1.02%) AMQP
3 2 (1.02%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.02%) MQTT
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.61%) MySQL
2 8 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.55%) Big Data
4 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.53%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.51%) Informix
8 1 (0.51%) Redis
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) SQLite
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Subversion
1 12 (6.12%) Selenium
2 11 (5.61%) JIRA
3 10 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.08%) JUnit
5 7 (3.57%) Maven
5 7 (3.57%) Ant
6 6 (3.06%) Gradle
7 5 (2.55%) Hudson
7 5 (2.55%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.02%) Mockito
8 2 (1.02%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.02%) Xcode
8 2 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.02%) Calabash
8 2 (1.02%) Appium
General
1 45 (22.96%) Retail
2 18 (9.18%) Finance
3 10 (5.10%) Marketing
4 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.04%) Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Electronics
5 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Back Office
6 2 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (40.31%) Developer
2 29 (14.80%) Analyst
3 27 (13.78%) Project Manager
4 20 (10.20%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.69%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.16%) Architect
7 10 (5.10%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.59%) Tester
9 8 (4.08%) Consultant
9 8 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.57%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.57%) Designer
11 6 (3.06%) Magento Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (3.06%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Test Consultant
11 6 (3.06%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.06%) ETL Developer
12 5 (2.55%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.41%) HTML
2 34 (17.35%) CSS
3 30 (15.31%) Web Services
4 18 (9.18%) Spring
5 16 (8.16%) XML
6 15 (7.65%) JSON
6 15 (7.65%) jQuery
7 14 (7.14%) .NET
8 12 (6.12%) RESTful
9 11 (5.61%) J2EE
10 10 (5.10%) SOAP
10 10 (5.10%) REST
11 9 (4.59%) HTML5
11 9 (4.59%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.59%) Spring MVC
11 9 (4.59%) Ajax
11 9 (4.59%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.08%) XSD
13 7 (3.57%) JSP
14 6 (3.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.63%) Open Source
2 12 (6.12%) User Experience
2 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.06%) iPad
5 4 (2.04%) DTV
6 3 (1.53%) iPhone
7 2 (1.02%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
7 2 (1.02%) W3C
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.59%) UNIX
3 8 (4.08%) Android
4 6 (3.06%) Linux
5 5 (2.55%) CentOS
6 3 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.24%) TDD
3 20 (10.20%) Scrum
3 20 (10.20%) MVC
4 18 (9.18%) Project Management
5 14 (7.14%) OO
6 12 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.61%) SOA
7 11 (5.61%) B2C
7 11 (5.61%) Kanban
8 10 (5.10%) DevOps
8 10 (5.10%) ETL
8 10 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.59%) BDD
10 8 (4.08%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.08%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.57%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.57%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.06%) Java
2 27 (13.78%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.22%) SQL
4 11 (5.61%) PHP
4 11 (5.61%) C#
5 5 (2.55%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.04%) Groovy
7 3 (1.53%) R
7 3 (1.53%) Ruby
7 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.02%) PHP5
8 2 (1.02%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) Erlang
9 1 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (1.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) CCIE
2 1 (0.51%) CCNP
2 1 (0.51%) CCNA
2 1 (0.51%) ISEB
2 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Puppet
1 5 (2.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (7.14%) hybris
2 10 (5.10%) Talend
3 7 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.57%) Oracle
4 6 (3.06%) SAP
4 6 (3.06%) ATG
5 5 (2.55%) Informatica
5 5 (2.55%) Adobe
6 4 (2.04%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.04%) Tableau
6 4 (2.04%) Vertica
7 3 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.02%) VMware
8 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.51%) Kony
9 1 (0.51%) Google
9 1 (0.51%) Zend
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
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