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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / South West
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
2029 2403 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 82.15% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1682 1549
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 £273 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 103
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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