The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 17 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 15 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.30% 5.53% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 7.29% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 5
Average daily rate £270 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 192 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.55% 75.89% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.43 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-Commerce
Oxfordshire

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Oxford region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Retail
4 8 (33.33%) WordPress
5 7 (29.17%) Web Design
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Publishing
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow Management
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 3 (12.50%) JIRA
8 3 (12.50%) Selenium
8 3 (12.50%) FitNesse
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 2 (8.33%) MVC

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
1 11 (45.83%) PHP Developer
2 7 (29.17%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Product Owner
7 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Web Design
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow Management
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PHP5
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT