The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 Slough 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 19 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.82% 2.16% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 3.19% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £335 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £350 £480
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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 188 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 73.90% 67.63% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 102 88
Average daily rate £425 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
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 Slough

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Slough

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Zend
3 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
3 4 (26.67%) PHP5
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) E-business
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) CMS

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (13.33%) InDesign
2 2 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Interactive Media
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Editor
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Content Editor
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Velocity
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) E-business
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) PHP5
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Zend
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) FatWire
4 1 (6.67%) Metastorm