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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 43 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 134 89 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.46% 2.94% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 4.00% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 54
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.41% -24.28%
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
2988 2223 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 77.21% 73.46% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1786 1197 973
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 +20 67 £350 -3.44% 62
Cheshire -10 26 £370 +16.53% 25
Merseyside -10 13 £320 -9.85% 7
Lancashire +7 6 £550 +91.30% 6
Cumbria - 1 £160 -
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 108 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.92%) Java
2 50 (20.92%) Retail
3 44 (18.41%) HTML
4 39 (16.32%) CSS
5 33 (13.81%) JavaScript
6 29 (12.13%) Web Services
6 29 (12.13%) TDD
7 28 (11.72%) Finance
8 25 (10.46%) Mobile App
9 23 (9.62%) Apple iOS
9 23 (9.62%) SQL
10 22 (9.21%) Android
11 20 (8.37%) Cucumber
11 20 (8.37%) SDLC
12 19 (7.95%) User Experience
12 19 (7.95%) BDD
12 19 (7.95%) hybris
13 18 (7.53%) CSS3
13 18 (7.53%) AngularJS
13 18 (7.53%) Kanban
13 18 (7.53%) HTML5
13 18 (7.53%) Software Testing
13 18 (7.53%) JSON
13 18 (7.53%) PHP
13 18 (7.53%) Spring
14 17 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (7.11%) DevOps
15 16 (6.69%) Jenkins
15 16 (6.69%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (3.35%) CMS
1 8 (3.35%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.09%) WordPress
3 5 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.67%) Node.js
4 4 (1.67%) JBoss
4 4 (1.67%) Apache
5 3 (1.26%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.26%) Commerce Server
5 3 (1.26%) Confluence
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.84%) nginx
6 2 (0.84%) Liferay
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.84%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Documentum
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.26%) MS Project
2 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Magento
2 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.42%) AWD
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon S3
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (2.93%) Route 53
4 5 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 2 (0.84%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) Firewall
2 6 (2.51%) Internet
3 5 (2.09%) HTTP
3 5 (2.09%) Network Security
4 4 (1.67%) LTE
4 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.67%) 4G
4 4 (1.67%) 3G
5 3 (1.26%) Extranet
6 2 (0.84%) SAN
6 2 (0.84%) NAS
7 1 (0.42%) SSH
7 1 (0.42%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.42%) DNS
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.28%) MySQL
2 11 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.26%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
9 1 (0.42%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.42%) Informix
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (8.37%) Cucumber
2 16 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.60%) Selenium
4 9 (3.77%) Maven
4 9 (3.77%) Calabash
4 9 (3.77%) Appium
4 9 (3.77%) Hudson
4 9 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.35%) Gradle
5 8 (3.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (3.35%) Ant
6 7 (2.93%) JUnit
6 7 (2.93%) JIRA
7 6 (2.51%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.09%) Subversion
9 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.84%) Mockito
9 2 (0.84%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 50 (20.92%) Retail
2 28 (11.72%) Finance
3 10 (4.18%) Marketing
4 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Legal
5 4 (1.67%) Electronics
5 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.26%) Games
6 3 (1.26%) Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (36.82%) Developer
2 35 (14.64%) Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) Business Analyst
4 23 (9.62%) Architect
5 18 (7.53%) Consultant
6 16 (6.69%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.69%) Test Consultant
6 16 (6.69%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (5.86%) Designer
7 14 (5.86%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.18%) Technical Architect
9 9 (3.77%) UI Designer
10 8 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.35%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Business Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.93%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.93%) iOS Developer
11 7 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.41%) HTML
2 39 (16.32%) CSS
3 29 (12.13%) Web Services
4 18 (7.53%) Spring
4 18 (7.53%) JSON
4 18 (7.53%) HTML5
4 18 (7.53%) CSS3
4 18 (7.53%) AngularJS
5 15 (6.28%) XML
5 15 (6.28%) SOAP
6 14 (5.86%) J2EE
7 13 (5.44%) REST
8 12 (5.02%) RESTful
8 12 (5.02%) jQuery
9 10 (4.18%) .NET
10 7 (2.93%) JSP
10 7 (2.93%) Middleware
11 6 (2.51%) Ajax
11 6 (2.51%) WSDL
11 6 (2.51%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.95%) User Experience
3 13 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.09%) iPad
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.67%) DTV
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.26%) NHS
6 3 (1.26%) iPhone
7 2 (0.84%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) iSeries
8 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) W3C
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 22 (9.21%) Android
3 14 (5.86%) Linux
4 11 (4.60%) CentOS
5 7 (2.93%) UNIX
6 6 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.67%) Windows
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.13%) TDD
3 20 (8.37%) SDLC
4 19 (7.95%) BDD
5 18 (7.53%) Kanban
5 18 (7.53%) Software Testing
6 17 (7.11%) DevOps
7 16 (6.69%) MVC
7 16 (6.69%) Scrum
8 15 (6.28%) SOA
8 15 (6.28%) OO
8 15 (6.28%) Web Development
8 15 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (5.44%) Test Planning
9 13 (5.44%) Content Management
9 13 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.18%) ETL
12 10 (4.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.92%) Java
2 33 (13.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.62%) SQL
4 18 (7.53%) PHP
5 9 (3.77%) Ruby
6 6 (2.51%) C#
6 6 (2.51%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.09%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.67%) Perl
9 3 (1.26%) R
9 3 (1.26%) Groovy
10 2 (0.84%) Scala
10 2 (0.84%) PHP5
10 2 (0.84%) Python
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) CCIE
2 1 (0.42%) CCNP
2 1 (0.42%) CCNA
2 1 (0.42%) ISEB
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.42%) PMP
2 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Squid
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) Puppet
2 7 (2.93%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.26%) cPanel
4 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 19 (7.95%) hybris
2 14 (5.86%) Oracle
2 14 (5.86%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.35%) Talend
4 7 (2.93%) Adobe
5 6 (2.51%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.51%) ATG
6 5 (2.09%) SAP
6 5 (2.09%) Google
7 4 (1.67%) VMware
7 4 (1.67%) Tableau
7 4 (1.67%) IBM
7 4 (1.67%) Vertica
8 3 (1.26%) Informatica
9 2 (0.84%) Retek
9 2 (0.84%) Apple
9 2 (0.84%) Stellent
9 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.84%) Endeca
9 2 (0.84%) Symantec
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