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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 64 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Contract jobs citing E-business 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £488 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +24.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £478 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £423
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.75
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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
581 743 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.32% 73.49% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 368 272
Average daily rate £425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the Reading region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Alterian
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Alterian
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft