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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 48 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 110 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.52% 3.28% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 4.67% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 73
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +50.00%
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
2228 2013 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.24% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1030 1130
Average daily rate £368 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 47 £344 +0.36% 82
Cheshire -4 28 £338 +3.84% 23
Lancashire -2 15 £300 +9.09% 7
Merseyside +6 11 £335 +91.42% 6
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (26.02%) HTML
2 49 (25.00%) Retail
3 43 (21.94%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (20.41%) CSS
6 30 (15.31%) SQL
6 30 (15.31%) jQuery
7 25 (12.76%) PHP
8 24 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (11.73%) Java
10 22 (11.22%) Project Management
10 22 (11.22%) Web Development
11 20 (10.20%) .NET
11 20 (10.20%) SQL Server
11 20 (10.20%) Web Services
12 19 (9.69%) Oracle
12 19 (9.69%) OO
13 18 (9.18%) HTML5
14 17 (8.67%) CSS3
14 17 (8.67%) Linux
15 16 (8.16%) MySQL
16 15 (7.65%) T-SQL
16 15 (7.65%) TDD
17 14 (7.14%) Marketing
17 14 (7.14%) Spring
18 13 (6.63%) Scrum
18 13 (6.63%) MVC
19 12 (6.12%) C#
19 12 (6.12%) Business Analysis
20 11 (5.61%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (2.55%) Apache
1 5 (2.55%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (2.04%) CMS
2 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.53%) Drupal
3 3 (1.53%) WordPress
3 3 (1.53%) nginx
3 3 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
3 1 (0.51%) InDesign
3 1 (0.51%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) PaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) SAN
1 3 (1.53%) Firewall
1 3 (1.53%) Wireless
2 2 (1.02%) DHCP
2 2 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.16%) MySQL
3 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.53%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.02%) Redis
8 2 (1.02%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Subversion
2 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.55%) Selenium
4 3 (1.53%) JIRA
4 3 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.02%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.02%) Maven
5 2 (1.02%) NUnit
5 2 (1.02%) Hudson
5 2 (1.02%) Moq
5 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.02%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.51%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.51%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.51%) HttpUnit
General
1 49 (25.00%) Retail
2 14 (7.14%) Marketing
3 9 (4.59%) Finance
4 5 (2.55%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (34.69%) Developer
2 50 (25.51%) Analyst
3 45 (22.96%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.67%) PHP Developer
6 13 (6.63%) Architect
7 11 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (5.10%) DBA
9 9 (4.59%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.59%) SQL DBA
10 8 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.57%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Tester
12 6 (3.06%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Agile Project Manager
13 5 (2.55%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.02%) HTML
2 40 (20.41%) CSS
3 30 (15.31%) jQuery
4 20 (10.20%) .NET
4 20 (10.20%) Web Services
5 18 (9.18%) HTML5
6 17 (8.67%) CSS3
7 14 (7.14%) Spring
8 10 (5.10%) Hibernate
8 10 (5.10%) Ajax
8 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.08%) EJB
9 8 (4.08%) J2EE
9 8 (4.08%) XML
9 8 (4.08%) XHTML
9 8 (4.08%) JSF
10 7 (3.57%) Struts
11 6 (3.06%) XSLT
11 6 (3.06%) WCF
12 5 (2.55%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.08%) Open Source
2 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.55%) Replication
4 4 (2.04%) W3C
4 4 (2.04%) Copywriting
5 3 (1.53%) Social Media
5 3 (1.53%) Telematics
6 2 (1.02%) EPoS
6 2 (1.02%) Economics
6 2 (1.02%) Derivative
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.51%) Blog
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.67%) Linux
2 5 (2.55%) Windows
2 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.04%) Android
3 4 (2.04%) UNIX
4 2 (1.02%) CentOS
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (11.22%) Project Management
3 22 (11.22%) Web Development
4 19 (9.69%) OO
5 15 (7.65%) TDD
6 13 (6.63%) Scrum
6 13 (6.63%) MVC
7 12 (6.12%) Business Analysis
8 11 (5.61%) OOP
9 10 (5.10%) User Stories
10 9 (4.59%) SEO
11 7 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.57%) B2C
11 7 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.57%) Business Transformation
12 6 (3.06%) Analytics
12 6 (3.06%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (3.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.94%) JavaScript
2 30 (15.31%) SQL
3 25 (12.76%) PHP
4 23 (11.73%) Java
5 15 (7.65%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.12%) C#
7 3 (1.53%) C
7 3 (1.53%) PHP5
8 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.02%) VB
8 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (4.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) MCSE
2 2 (1.02%) ISEB
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.51%) PMP
3 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Puppet
1 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.51%) Nagios
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (9.69%) Oracle
2 8 (4.08%) Adobe
3 6 (3.06%) hybris
4 5 (2.55%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.55%) SAP
5 4 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.04%) VMware
5 4 (2.04%) Sencha
5 4 (2.04%) Facebook
5 4 (2.04%) Twitter
5 4 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.53%) Endeca
6 3 (1.53%) JBoss
6 3 (1.53%) Cisco
6 3 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) Citrix
7 2 (1.02%) RightScale
7 2 (1.02%) ATG
7 2 (1.02%) Zend
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
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