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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 53 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 112 105 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.90% 3.32% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 4.54% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 53 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £253 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -3.44%
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
2929 2314 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.80% 73.09% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1185 873
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 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 127 85
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Cheshire +12 46 £419 +34.00% 30
Manchester -13 46 £350 +7.69% 61
Merseyside -19 2 £350 -15.15% 8
Lancashire +1 1 £425 +13.33% 9
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 84 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.26%) Java
3 44 (22.56%) Retail
4 37 (18.97%) HTML
5 34 (17.44%) CSS
6 32 (16.41%) Web Services
7 24 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 24 (12.31%) TDD
8 21 (10.77%) Spring
9 20 (10.26%) MVC
10 19 (9.74%) SQL
10 19 (9.74%) JSON
11 18 (9.23%) Project Management
11 18 (9.23%) Finance
12 17 (8.72%) OO
13 16 (8.21%) Scrum
13 16 (8.21%) jQuery
13 16 (8.21%) hybris
13 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (7.18%) .NET
14 14 (7.18%) XML
15 13 (6.67%) B2C
15 13 (6.67%) Kanban
15 13 (6.67%) RESTful
16 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
16 12 (6.15%) Apple iOS
16 12 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (6.15%) Jenkins
16 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (6.15%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.08%) CMS
3 6 (3.08%) Confluence
4 5 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.54%) Commerce Server
5 3 (1.54%) Drupal
5 3 (1.54%) WordPress
6 2 (1.03%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (1.03%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) SPSS
2 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) AWD
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.08%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.08%) Route 53
2 6 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.03%) IaaS
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.51%) MQTT
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) LTE
4 1 (0.51%) AMQP
4 1 (0.51%) 4G
4 1 (0.51%) 3G
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.13%) MySQL
2 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.56%) Big Data
3 5 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.05%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.05%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.03%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.51%) Informix
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) SQLite
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Subversion
1 12 (6.15%) Selenium
1 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 12 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.64%) JIRA
3 10 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (5.13%) Maven
3 10 (5.13%) Ant
3 10 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.62%) Gradle
5 8 (4.10%) JUnit
6 6 (3.08%) Hudson
7 5 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.54%) Calabash
8 3 (1.54%) Appium
9 2 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.03%) Xcode
9 2 (1.03%) Mockito
9 2 (1.03%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (22.56%) Retail
2 18 (9.23%) Finance
3 9 (4.62%) Marketing
4 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.05%) Electronics
5 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (38.46%) Developer
2 28 (14.36%) Analyst
3 26 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 19 (9.74%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.72%) Architect
6 16 (8.21%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Consultant
8 9 (4.62%) Tester
9 8 (4.10%) Test Consultant
10 7 (3.59%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.08%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.08%) ETL Developer
11 6 (3.08%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.08%) Designer
11 6 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Hybris Developer
12 5 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) HTML
2 34 (17.44%) CSS
3 32 (16.41%) Web Services
4 21 (10.77%) Spring
5 19 (9.74%) JSON
6 16 (8.21%) jQuery
7 14 (7.18%) XML
7 14 (7.18%) .NET
8 13 (6.67%) RESTful
9 11 (5.64%) REST
9 11 (5.64%) J2EE
10 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.13%) Ajax
10 10 (5.13%) SOAP
11 9 (4.62%) Spring MVC
11 9 (4.62%) HTML5
11 9 (4.62%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.10%) JSP
13 7 (3.59%) XSD
13 7 (3.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) Open Source
3 10 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.13%) User Experience
4 6 (3.08%) iPad
5 4 (2.05%) DTV
6 3 (1.54%) iPhone
7 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 2 (1.03%) W3C
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.15%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.62%) Android
3 8 (4.10%) UNIX
4 6 (3.08%) CentOS
4 6 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.31%) TDD
3 20 (10.26%) MVC
4 18 (9.23%) Project Management
5 17 (8.72%) OO
6 16 (8.21%) Scrum
7 13 (6.67%) B2C
7 13 (6.67%) Kanban
8 12 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (6.15%) SOA
8 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.64%) DevOps
9 11 (5.64%) BDD
10 10 (5.13%) ETL
11 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.62%) Web Development
11 9 (4.62%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.26%) Java
2 24 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.74%) SQL
4 10 (5.13%) C#
5 8 (4.10%) PHP
6 5 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 5 (2.56%) Ruby
7 4 (2.05%) Groovy
7 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.54%) R
8 3 (1.54%) PHP5
9 2 (1.03%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.51%) RPG
10 1 (0.51%) Erlang
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) CCIE
2 1 (0.51%) CCNP
2 1 (0.51%) CCNA
2 1 (0.51%) ISEB
2 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Puppet
2 6 (3.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (8.21%) hybris
2 10 (5.13%) Talend
3 9 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.59%) Oracle
5 6 (3.08%) SAP
5 6 (3.08%) ATG
6 5 (2.56%) Informatica
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.05%) Adobe
7 4 (2.05%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.05%) Tableau
7 4 (2.05%) Vertica
8 3 (1.54%) IBM
9 2 (1.03%) VMware
10 1 (0.51%) Google
10 1 (0.51%) Zend
10 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.51%) Perforce
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