The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 535 573 531
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -42
Contract jobs citing E-business 105 62 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 38
Average daily rate £450 £400 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £605 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £456
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

E-business
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business within the UK.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the UK

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business within the UK.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

E-business
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +21 97 £450 +11.11% 10
London 0 31 £450 +11.11% 6
North West +14 29 £538 +34.37%
Warrington - 13 £570 -
Cheshire - 13 £570 -
South East -17 10 £475 -20.83% 2
East Midlands +14 8 £475 -
West Midlands -8 7 £350 -30.00%
City of London +46 6 £450 +34.32% 1
Manchester -7 6 £538 +34.37%
Berkshire +8 5 £400 -36.00%
Yorkshire 0 4 £461 +34.18% 1
West Yorkshire -5 4 £461 +39.24% 1
Scotland -15 4 - - 1
South West - 4 £425 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £370 -
Merseyside - 4 £370 -
East of England +5 3 - -
Bradford +19 2 £473 - 1
Essex 0 2 - -
Hampshire -6 2 £475 -
Reading -8 2 £501 -25.74%
Surrey -12 2 £600 +71.42%
Northamptonshire - 2 £433 -
Lancashire - 2 £475 -
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Bristol - 2 £425 - 1
Blackpool - 2 £475 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 143 (76.47%) Oracle
2 58 (31.02%) Finance
3 44 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.46%) HTML
5 41 (21.93%) XML
6 40 (21.39%) SQL
7 38 (20.32%) Java
7 38 (20.32%) JavaScript
7 38 (20.32%) SOAP
8 37 (19.79%) SOA
9 35 (18.72%) Linux
9 35 (18.72%) Oracle EBS R12
10 34 (18.18%) Apache
10 34 (18.18%) CSS
10 34 (18.18%) J2EE
10 34 (18.18%) Banking
11 29 (15.51%) Oracle Reports
12 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
13 26 (13.90%) REST
13 26 (13.90%) ERP
14 25 (13.37%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (13.37%) Oracle EBS
14 25 (13.37%) Oracle Payables
15 24 (12.83%) Tomcat
15 24 (12.83%) IBM
16 23 (12.30%) Project Management
16 23 (12.30%) Middleware
16 23 (12.30%) C
16 23 (12.30%) High Availability
17 22 (11.76%) CSS3

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (18.18%) Apache
2 24 (12.83%) Tomcat
3 22 (11.76%) JBoss
4 11 (5.88%) CMS
4 11 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.35%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.53%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Documentum
10 1 (0.53%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 5 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (18.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (13.37%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (13.37%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (10.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (10.16%) Oracle Assets
4 19 (10.16%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (7.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (5.35%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (5.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 10 (5.35%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (4.81%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (4.28%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (4.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (3.74%) Oracle Retail
9 7 (3.74%) SAP ERP
10 6 (3.21%) Maximo
11 5 (2.67%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (2.14%) Oracle iProcurement
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Taleo
2 3 (1.60%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) HTTP
2 10 (5.35%) SNMP
3 3 (1.60%) Internet
4 2 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.07%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.51%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (11.76%) MySQL
2 22 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.02%) Oracle Discoverer
3 15 (8.02%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (6.42%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (4.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.67%) Essbase
9 5 (2.67%) SQL Navigator
10 4 (2.14%) Ingres
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (6.95%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.35%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (4.81%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.21%) JDeveloper
6 5 (2.67%) Toad
7 4 (2.14%) ERwin
8 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.07%) NUnit
9 2 (1.07%) Subversion
9 2 (1.07%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 58 (31.02%) Finance
2 34 (18.18%) Banking
3 19 (10.16%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.21%) Legal
5 5 (2.67%) Back Office
5 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.14%) Military
7 3 (1.60%) Billing
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (25.67%) Developer
2 35 (18.72%) Architect
3 28 (14.97%) Consultant
4 27 (14.44%) Oracle Consultant
5 23 (12.30%) Analyst
5 23 (12.30%) Java Developer
6 21 (11.23%) Oracle Architect
7 20 (10.70%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (8.02%) Functional Consultant
8 15 (8.02%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 15 (8.02%) Project Manager
9 13 (6.95%) XML Developer
10 11 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
10 11 (5.88%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.81%) Digital Architect
12 9 (4.81%) Oracle Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.28%) Digital Technical Architect
13 8 (4.28%) E-Business Manager
13 8 (4.28%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.46%) HTML
2 41 (21.93%) XML
3 38 (20.32%) SOAP
4 34 (18.18%) CSS
4 34 (18.18%) J2EE
5 26 (13.90%) REST
6 23 (12.30%) Middleware
7 22 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
7 22 (11.76%) Apache Camel
7 22 (11.76%) CSS3
7 22 (11.76%) HTML5
7 22 (11.76%) JDBC
7 22 (11.76%) JSON
8 18 (9.63%) Web Services
9 14 (7.49%) Spring
10 13 (6.95%) XSD
11 12 (6.42%) XSLT
12 10 (5.35%) Java RMI
12 10 (5.35%) JMS
12 10 (5.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (3.21%) User Experience
2 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.07%) Fintech
5 2 (1.07%) Replication
5 2 (1.07%) Statistics
5 2 (1.07%) W3C
6 1 (0.53%) Animation
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.72%) Linux
2 13 (6.95%) Unix
3 6 (3.21%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.79%) SOA
3 26 (13.90%) ERP
4 23 (12.30%) High Availability
4 23 (12.30%) Project Management
5 22 (11.76%) Migration
6 16 (8.56%) Analytics
7 15 (8.02%) CRM
8 14 (7.49%) Data Migration
8 14 (7.49%) SDLC
9 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.42%) OO
10 12 (6.42%) Scrum
10 12 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.88%) B2B
11 11 (5.88%) Change Management
11 11 (5.88%) TDD
12 10 (5.35%) Multithreading
12 10 (5.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.39%) SQL
2 38 (20.32%) Java
2 38 (20.32%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.30%) C
4 22 (11.76%) C++
5 20 (10.70%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.21%) C#
6 6 (3.21%) Korn
7 4 (2.14%) C-shell
8 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.14%) Degree
4 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.07%) CIPD
5 2 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.07%) PMP
5 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CRISC
6 1 (0.53%) OCP
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 6 (3.21%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) GAAP
4 1 (0.53%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.07%) NFS
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (1.07%) Simpana
2 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Nessus
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.53%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 143 (76.47%) Oracle
2 24 (12.83%) IBM
3 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.74%) SAP
5 5 (2.67%) Cognos
5 5 (2.67%) Hyperion
5 5 (2.67%) Pegasus
6 4 (2.14%) Concur
6 4 (2.14%) Siebel
7 3 (1.60%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
8 2 (1.07%) CommVault
8 2 (1.07%) HP
8 2 (1.07%) hybris
8 2 (1.07%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.07%) NetApp
8 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.07%) Veritas
8 2 (1.07%) VMware
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