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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 58 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 81 87 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.57% 3.18% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 4.35% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 73
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-35.34% -4.91%
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
2317 2001 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.65% 73.22% 66.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1031 941
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 98 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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 +1 40 £320 -10.17% 62
Cheshire +5 22 £376 +15.53% 15
Lancashire -16 6 £325 +10.16% 16
Merseyside -11 4 £513 +28.12% 20
Cumbria - - - -
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.96%) Retail
3 51 (23.50%) HTML
4 45 (20.74%) CSS
5 42 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 38 (17.51%) PHP
7 36 (16.59%) Java
8 32 (14.75%) SQL
9 27 (12.44%) Web Services
10 26 (11.98%) jQuery
11 25 (11.52%) MySQL
11 25 (11.52%) Project Management
12 22 (10.14%) OO
12 22 (10.14%) Linux
12 22 (10.14%) Scrum
13 21 (9.68%) Subversion
14 20 (9.22%) MVC
15 19 (8.76%) TDD
15 19 (8.76%) XML
15 19 (8.76%) Git (software)
15 19 (8.76%) Open Source
16 17 (7.83%) Oracle
16 17 (7.83%) .NET
17 16 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (6.91%) CMS
18 15 (6.91%) Magento
19 14 (6.45%) Spring
20 13 (5.99%) Marketing
20 13 (5.99%) Finance
21 12 (5.53%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (6.91%) CMS
2 10 (4.61%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.23%) Drupal
4 4 (1.84%) JBoss
5 3 (1.38%) WordPress
5 3 (1.38%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.38%) Confluence
5 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.92%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) nginx
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.46%) SPSS
5 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Magento
2 4 (1.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.46%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Internet
1 4 (1.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) Wireless
3 2 (0.92%) SAN
3 2 (0.92%) MQTT
3 2 (0.92%) AMQP
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.52%) MySQL
2 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.69%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.30%) QlikView
7 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.84%) OLAP
8 4 (1.84%) OLTP
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.38%) Big Data
9 3 (1.38%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.92%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.46%) SQLite
11 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (9.68%) Subversion
2 19 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.23%) Selenium
3 7 (3.23%) JIRA
4 5 (2.30%) Behat
4 5 (2.30%) JUnit
5 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.38%) Ant
6 2 (0.92%) Maven
6 2 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.92%) Gradle
6 2 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.46%) XMLUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Mockito
7 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 52 (23.96%) Retail
2 13 (5.99%) Marketing
2 13 (5.99%) Finance
3 6 (2.76%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) German Language
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (44.70%) Developer
2 40 (18.43%) Analyst
3 25 (11.52%) Project Manager
3 25 (11.52%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.22%) PHP Developer
5 16 (7.37%) Architect
6 14 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.99%) Magento Developer
8 10 (4.61%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.69%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.76%) DBA
11 6 (2.76%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.76%) Consultant
11 6 (2.76%) Tester
12 5 (2.30%) Drupal Developer
12 5 (2.30%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 5 (2.30%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.50%) HTML
2 45 (20.74%) CSS
3 27 (12.44%) Web Services
4 26 (11.98%) jQuery
5 19 (8.76%) XML
6 17 (7.83%) .NET
7 14 (6.45%) Spring
8 12 (5.53%) LAMP
8 12 (5.53%) J2EE
8 12 (5.53%) XSD
9 11 (5.07%) XSLT
10 10 (4.61%) Ajax
11 9 (4.15%) HTML5
12 7 (3.23%) RESTful
12 7 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (3.23%) CSS3
12 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.23%) Spring MVC
13 6 (2.76%) Java EE
13 6 (2.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.76%) Open Source
2 9 (4.15%) User Experience
3 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.23%) Derivative
5 6 (2.76%) Copywriting
6 4 (1.84%) Blog
6 4 (1.84%) Replication
6 4 (1.84%) iPad
6 4 (1.84%) Social Media
7 3 (1.38%) W3C
7 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.46%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) iPhone
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.14%) Linux
2 9 (4.15%) UNIX
3 8 (3.69%) Windows
4 6 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.76%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.52%) Project Management
3 22 (10.14%) OO
3 22 (10.14%) Scrum
4 20 (9.22%) MVC
5 19 (8.76%) TDD
6 16 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.53%) Analytics
8 11 (5.07%) Business Analysis
9 10 (4.61%) SEO
9 10 (4.61%) SOA
10 9 (4.15%) Test Scripting
10 9 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.15%) B2C
10 9 (4.15%) ETL
11 8 (3.69%) Integration Testing
12 7 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.23%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.23%) OOP
13 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 38 (17.51%) PHP
3 36 (16.59%) Java
4 32 (14.75%) SQL
5 12 (5.53%) C#
6 10 (4.61%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.84%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.84%) Python
8 3 (1.38%) C
9 2 (0.92%) Ruby
9 2 (0.92%) VB
9 2 (0.92%) Scala
9 2 (0.92%) PHP5
10 1 (0.46%) Erlang
10 1 (0.46%) Groovy
10 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (1.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) ISEB
3 2 (0.92%) MCSE
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (7.83%) Oracle
2 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.15%) hybris
4 8 (3.69%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.23%) Facebook
5 7 (3.23%) Twitter
6 6 (2.76%) VMware
6 6 (2.76%) ATG
7 5 (2.30%) IBM
8 4 (1.84%) Google
8 4 (1.84%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.38%) Adobe
9 3 (1.38%) Cisco
10 2 (0.92%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.92%) SAP
10 2 (0.92%) Citrix
10 2 (0.92%) Informatica
10 2 (0.92%) Talend
10 2 (0.92%) Sencha
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