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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -39.09%
E-business
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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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle