The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 58 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing E-business 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 1.29% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.72% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £515 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +143.75%
E-business
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 757 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.25% 75.40% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 483 317
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Reading

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for E-business.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Product Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Invoice Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Relationship Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) E-Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) Invoice Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Product Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Relationship Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft