The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 59 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 82 95 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.77% 3.62% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 5.05% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 52 78
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-26.89% +95.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
E-Commerce
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -6 35 £356 +14.00% 69
Cheshire -7 28 £318 -11.80% 14
Merseyside +7 6 £355 +72.12% 12
Lancashire -16 6 £288 +4.54% 11
Cumbria - - - - 1
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 47 (25.97%) HTML
2 44 (24.31%) JavaScript
3 42 (23.20%) Retail
4 41 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (22.10%) CSS
6 31 (17.13%) jQuery
7 29 (16.02%) SQL
8 26 (14.36%) Web Development
9 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (13.26%) PHP
11 23 (12.71%) Java
12 22 (12.15%) .NET
12 22 (12.15%) SQL Server
13 21 (11.60%) HTML5
13 21 (11.60%) CSS3
14 20 (11.05%) Project Management
15 19 (10.50%) MySQL
16 18 (9.94%) TDD
17 16 (8.84%) MVC
18 15 (8.29%) Web Services
18 15 (8.29%) OO
18 15 (8.29%) Magento
19 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET
19 14 (7.73%) Adobe
20 13 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
21 12 (6.63%) Scrum
22 11 (6.08%) C#
22 11 (6.08%) Finance
22 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
23 10 (5.52%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (5.52%) WordPress
2 6 (3.31%) CMS
3 5 (2.76%) Apache
3 5 (2.76%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) Drupal
4 2 (1.10%) nginx
4 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.21%) Mingle
3 1 (0.55%) Weka
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (8.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
1 2 (1.10%) PaaS
1 2 (1.10%) Route 53
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) DNS
2 3 (1.66%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) LAN
3 2 (1.10%) WAN
3 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.50%) MySQL
3 13 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.21%) Big Data
6 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.10%) Redis
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Selenium
2 5 (2.76%) ReSharper
2 5 (2.76%) JUnit
2 5 (2.76%) NUnit
2 5 (2.76%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.76%) Moq
3 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.66%) HttpUnit
3 3 (1.66%) Ant
3 3 (1.66%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.66%) XMLUnit
4 2 (1.10%) JIRA
4 2 (1.10%) Subversion
4 2 (1.10%) Maven
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.10%) Hudson
4 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (23.20%) Retail
2 11 (6.08%) Finance
3 8 (4.42%) Marketing
4 3 (1.66%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (34.81%) Developer
2 47 (25.97%) Analyst
3 43 (23.76%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.08%) Architect
5 11 (6.08%) PHP Developer
6 10 (5.52%) Web Developer
6 10 (5.52%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.97%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Magento Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Consultant
9 6 (3.31%) Tester
9 6 (3.31%) Test Consultant
10 5 (2.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 5 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
11 4 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.97%) HTML
2 40 (22.10%) CSS
3 31 (17.13%) jQuery
4 22 (12.15%) .NET
5 21 (11.60%) HTML5
5 21 (11.60%) CSS3
6 15 (8.29%) Web Services
7 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET
8 10 (5.52%) WCF
9 9 (4.97%) Spring
10 8 (4.42%) Ajax
11 7 (3.87%) NHibernate
11 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.31%) RESTful
12 6 (3.31%) JSON
12 6 (3.31%) J2EE
12 6 (3.31%) XHTML
13 5 (2.76%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.76%) SOAP
13 5 (2.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
1 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.21%) Open Source
3 3 (1.66%) Telematics
4 2 (1.10%) EPoS
4 2 (1.10%) W3C
4 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) Statistics
5 1 (0.55%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.55%) Social Media
5 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.97%) Linux
2 4 (2.21%) UNIX
2 4 (2.21%) Windows
2 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.66%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.36%) Web Development
3 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (11.05%) Project Management
5 18 (9.94%) TDD
6 16 (8.84%) MVC
7 15 (8.29%) OO
8 12 (6.63%) Scrum
9 9 (4.97%) SEO
10 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.42%) ETL
10 8 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (4.42%) User Stories
11 7 (3.87%) Business Transformation
11 7 (3.87%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (3.87%) B2C
11 7 (3.87%) OOP
11 7 (3.87%) Migration
11 7 (3.87%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.31%) JavaScript
2 29 (16.02%) SQL
3 24 (13.26%) PHP
4 23 (12.71%) Java
5 11 (6.08%) C#
6 8 (4.42%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.76%) PHP5
8 4 (2.21%) Ruby
9 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.55%) Python
10 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) R
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (2.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) ISEB
2 2 (1.10%) CISSP
2 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.55%) PMP
3 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Puppet
1 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (7.73%) Adobe
2 9 (4.97%) Oracle
3 7 (3.87%) hybris
4 4 (2.21%) Endeca
4 4 (2.21%) SAP
5 3 (1.66%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.66%) Zend
5 3 (1.66%) Tableau
6 2 (1.10%) RightScale
6 2 (1.10%) Sencha
6 2 (1.10%) VMware
6 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.10%) Sony
6 2 (1.10%) ATG
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.55%) Sage
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
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