The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 148 147
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.039% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the South West

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for E-business.

1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) ERP
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (50.00%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) BPEL
6 5 (35.71%) Network Design
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (35.71%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) Siebel
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DBA
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ERP
1 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) BPEL
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Siebel