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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 35 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 132 80 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.15% 2.70% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 3.76% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 56 69
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +8 65 £325 -7.14% 64
Cheshire +16 31 £325 - 27
Lancashire -8 18 £325 +18.18% 9
Merseyside +9 10 £335 +41.05% 8
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 89 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.51%) HTML
3 53 (23.98%) CSS
4 52 (23.53%) Retail
5 50 (22.62%) JavaScript
6 42 (19.00%) PHP
7 35 (15.84%) jQuery
8 31 (14.03%) SQL
9 25 (11.31%) MySQL
9 25 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.86%) Web Services
10 24 (10.86%) OO
10 24 (10.86%) Project Management
11 23 (10.41%) Linux
11 23 (10.41%) Oracle
12 21 (9.50%) Java
13 20 (9.05%) Web Development
14 18 (8.14%) Marketing
14 18 (8.14%) .NET
14 18 (8.14%) HTML5
15 17 (7.69%) CSS3
15 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
16 16 (7.24%) Subversion
17 15 (6.79%) Scrum
17 15 (6.79%) Git (software)
18 14 (6.33%) Open Source
18 14 (6.33%) T-SQL
19 13 (5.88%) XML
19 13 (5.88%) TDD
19 13 (5.88%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (5.43%) CMS
2 6 (2.71%) Drupal
3 5 (2.26%) Apache
3 5 (2.26%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.36%) WordPress
5 3 (1.36%) nginx
6 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) MS Visio
1 5 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) InDesign
3 1 (0.45%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Magento
2 4 (1.81%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) Route 53
2 2 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) Internet
1 3 (1.36%) SAN
1 3 (1.36%) Wireless
1 3 (1.36%) Firewall
2 2 (0.90%) DHCP
2 2 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) LAN
3 1 (0.45%) WAN
3 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.31%) MySQL
2 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.26%) QlikView
7 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.81%) OLAP
8 4 (1.81%) OLTP
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.90%) Redis
10 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (7.24%) Subversion
2 15 (6.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.26%) Behat
4 4 (1.81%) Selenium
5 3 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.90%) Hudson
6 2 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.90%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.90%) Maven
7 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
7 1 (0.45%) JUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.45%) Toad
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (23.53%) Retail
2 18 (8.14%) Marketing
3 10 (4.52%) Finance
4 5 (2.26%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (40.27%) Developer
2 50 (22.62%) Analyst
3 42 (19.00%) Business Analyst
4 24 (10.86%) PHP Developer
5 21 (9.50%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.88%) Architect
6 13 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (4.98%) Magento Developer
8 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.52%) DBA
9 9 (4.07%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.07%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.62%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (3.62%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 6 (2.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (2.71%) Tester
13 5 (2.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.51%) HTML
2 53 (23.98%) CSS
3 35 (15.84%) jQuery
4 24 (10.86%) Web Services
5 18 (8.14%) .NET
5 18 (8.14%) HTML5
6 17 (7.69%) CSS3
7 13 (5.88%) XML
8 12 (5.43%) Spring
9 11 (4.98%) XSLT
9 11 (4.98%) LAMP
10 10 (4.52%) Hibernate
11 9 (4.07%) XHTML
12 8 (3.62%) EJB
13 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.17%) J2EE
13 7 (3.17%) JSF
13 7 (3.17%) Ajax
14 6 (2.71%) Struts
14 6 (2.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Open Source
2 13 (5.88%) User Experience
3 7 (3.17%) Copywriting
3 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.71%) Social Media
4 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.71%) Derivative
5 5 (2.26%) Replication
5 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.81%) Blog
6 4 (1.81%) W3C
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) Telematics
8 2 (0.90%) Economics
8 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.41%) Linux
2 6 (2.71%) Windows
3 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.81%) Android
4 4 (1.81%) UNIX
5 2 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (10.86%) OO
3 24 (10.86%) Project Management
4 20 (9.05%) Web Development
5 15 (6.79%) Scrum
6 13 (5.88%) TDD
6 13 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 12 (5.43%) SEO
7 12 (5.43%) OOP
8 10 (4.52%) Analytics
8 10 (4.52%) ETL
8 10 (4.52%) MVC
9 9 (4.07%) User Stories
10 8 (3.62%) Automated Testing
11 7 (3.17%) B2C
11 7 (3.17%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (2.71%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.62%) JavaScript
2 42 (19.00%) PHP
3 31 (14.03%) SQL
4 21 (9.50%) Java
5 14 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.98%) C#
7 4 (1.81%) C
8 3 (1.36%) Python
8 3 (1.36%) PHP5
9 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.90%) VB
9 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.45%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (4.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) MCSE
2 2 (0.90%) ISEB
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PMP
3 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Nagios
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (10.41%) Oracle
2 8 (3.62%) Facebook
2 8 (3.62%) Twitter
2 8 (3.62%) Red Hat
2 8 (3.62%) Adobe
3 5 (2.26%) TIBCO
3 5 (2.26%) SAP
3 5 (2.26%) VMware
4 4 (1.81%) hybris
4 4 (1.81%) Sencha
4 4 (1.81%) Google
4 4 (1.81%) Coremetrics
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco
5 3 (1.36%) IBM
5 3 (1.36%) JBoss
5 3 (1.36%) Endeca
5 3 (1.36%) Zend
6 2 (0.90%) RightScale
6 2 (0.90%) ATG
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