The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce 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-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 South West 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 92 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 52 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.93% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.76% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 43
Average daily rate £390 £394 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £283 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £543 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-Commerce
England

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

E-Commerce
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-Commerce across the South West region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the South West

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

E-Commerce
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-Commerce across the South West region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 20 £363 -9.37% 10
Dorset 0 14 £493 +23.12% 5
Somerset -9 6 £330 +0.38% 6
Devon -8 4 £310 -17.33% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £351 - 4
Gloucestershire - - - - 18
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (37.04%) HTML
2 29 (35.80%) Java
3 26 (32.10%) .NET
4 25 (30.86%) Finance
5 24 (29.63%) CSS
6 23 (28.40%) MVC
6 23 (28.40%) Spring
7 20 (24.69%) XML
7 20 (24.69%) Oracle
8 18 (22.22%) jQuery
9 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 14 (17.28%) C#
10 14 (17.28%) SQL
10 14 (17.28%) Web Services
11 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
12 12 (14.81%) hybris
13 11 (13.58%) Retail
13 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.58%) SOA
13 11 (13.58%) Scrum
14 10 (12.35%) Marketing
14 10 (12.35%) HTML5
14 10 (12.35%) CSS3
15 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (11.11%) TDD
15 9 (11.11%) Mainframe
15 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
15 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
15 9 (11.11%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.17%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) CMS
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.70%) SAS
4 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.70%) Commerce Server
5 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.47%) Drupal
5 2 (2.47%) WordPress
5 2 (2.47%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.47%) SPSS
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) MySQL
3 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.23%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
3 6 (7.41%) Maven
4 4 (4.94%) NUnit
4 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) NuGet
5 3 (3.70%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.70%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) Mockito
7 1 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Retail
3 10 (12.35%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Designer
5 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.47%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) HTML
2 26 (32.10%) .NET
3 24 (29.63%) CSS
4 23 (28.40%) Spring
5 20 (24.69%) XML
6 18 (22.22%) jQuery
7 14 (17.28%) Web Services
8 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.35%) HTML5
9 10 (12.35%) CSS3
10 8 (9.88%) JSON
10 8 (9.88%) REST
11 7 (8.64%) Spring MVC
11 7 (8.64%) SOAP
12 6 (7.41%) Ajax
12 6 (7.41%) Spring Web Flow
13 5 (6.17%) XSD
14 4 (4.94%) JSP
14 4 (4.94%) JSF
14 4 (4.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) FMCG
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.70%) UNIX
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) MVC
2 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) SOA
3 11 (13.58%) Scrum
4 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (11.11%) TDD
5 8 (9.88%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) User Stories
7 6 (7.41%) OO
7 6 (7.41%) Web Development
7 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.17%) UML
8 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.17%) SEO
9 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.94%) B2B
9 4 (4.94%) B2C
9 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Java
2 14 (17.28%) C#
2 14 (17.28%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) PHP
5 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.23%) PHP5
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) hybris
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
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