The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce 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-Commerce over the 3 months to 18 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 49 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 24 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 1.04% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.45% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Average daily rate £400 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-Commerce
Berkshire

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Reading

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (26.53%) SQL
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 12 (24.49%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) Retail
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) CSS
5 8 (16.33%) Games
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Analytics
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (14.29%) Finance
6 7 (14.29%) Java
7 6 (12.24%) C#
7 6 (12.24%) XML
7 6 (12.24%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) B2C
7 6 (12.24%) MVC
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Degree
7 6 (12.24%) Subversion
7 6 (12.24%) Spring
8 5 (10.20%) Ajax
8 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) hybris
8 5 (10.20%) SEO
8 5 (10.20%) Validation
8 5 (10.20%) DNS
8 5 (10.20%) Tomcat

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) JUnit
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Mockito
4 1 (2.04%) Hamcrest
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Hudson
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.45%) Retail
2 8 (16.33%) Games
3 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 7 (14.29%) jQuery
4 6 (12.24%) XML
4 6 (12.24%) Spring
5 5 (10.20%) Ajax
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) XSD
6 4 (8.16%) JSP
6 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.08%) WebCenter
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) WCF
8 1 (2.04%) Java SE
8 1 (2.04%) Java EE
8 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) iPad
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Project Management
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Analytics
3 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
3 6 (12.24%) B2C
3 6 (12.24%) MVC
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.20%) SEO
4 5 (10.20%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Data Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Kanban
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Web Development
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) C#
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) CIMA
3 1 (2.04%) ACCA
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) KVM
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) hybris
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) ATG
4 2 (4.08%) Omniture
4 2 (4.08%) Endeca
4 2 (4.08%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Akamai
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects