The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 234 223 212
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing E-business 23 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
E-business
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7062 6652 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.24% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3667 3111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the South East

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 10 £400 -15.34% 3
Hampshire +3 10 £445 -1.11% 1
Surrey +4 1 £350 -26.31%
Kent - 1 - -
E-business
England

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (70.59%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Migration
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (26.47%) ERP
6 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) Siebel
7 6 (17.65%) Windows
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (14.71%) Cash Management
8 5 (14.71%) AIX
8 5 (14.71%) CRM
8 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 5 (14.71%) SOA
8 5 (14.71%) Middleware
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (2.94%) Drupal
1 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Liferay
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle UPK
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (2.94%) Magento
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Functional Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) ERP Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) DBA
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) JSP
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) EPoS
1 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
1 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) AIX
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
1 10 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 9 (26.47%) ERP
3 5 (14.71%) SOA
3 5 (14.71%) CRM
3 5 (14.71%) Cash Management
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) EAM
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) B2B
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.94%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Siebel
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) Demandware