The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
E-business
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.81% 74.56% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 28
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £435 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the Northern Ireland region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

E-business
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing E-business 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-business.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing E-business 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-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) E-Business Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle