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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) WebEx
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WebEx
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle