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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 68 72
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.71% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.00% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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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
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Alterian
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Liferay
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CSS

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Liferay
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) B2C
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Alterian
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle