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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 484 460 431
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Contract jobs citing E-business 87 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 47
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £229 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
- +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
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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 -25 72 £425 - 24
London +6 26 £431 +1.47% 14
North West +2 20 £400 +18.51% 2
Manchester -11 8 £400 +18.51% 1
South East -17 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Hampshire -19 6 £450 -5.26%
East of England +3 4 - - 3
Scotland -16 4 £413 +7.84%
Essex +11 3 - -
Yorkshire -13 3 £525 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -9 2 £525 +5.00% 1
South West -19 2 £400 -11.11%
Berkshire -3 1 £425 +13.33% 2
Stirling -12 1 £400 -
Leeds -14 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £650 -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 138 (71.50%) Oracle
2 68 (35.23%) Finance
3 52 (26.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 35 (18.13%) CRM
4 35 (18.13%) Security Cleared
5 33 (17.10%) SC Cleared
6 31 (16.06%) SQL
7 30 (15.54%) Migration
8 29 (15.03%) XML
8 29 (15.03%) ERP
9 28 (14.51%) Oracle Applications
10 27 (13.99%) SOA
10 27 (13.99%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (12.44%) Siebel
11 24 (12.44%) ETL
11 24 (12.44%) PL/SQL
11 24 (12.44%) Oracle EBS
12 23 (11.92%) Oracle General Ledger
12 23 (11.92%) Oracle Receivables
13 22 (11.40%) Oracle Payables
13 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (11.40%) Java
13 22 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (10.36%) Informatica
15 19 (9.84%) Data Migration
16 18 (9.33%) Retail
16 18 (9.33%) HTML
16 18 (9.33%) Web Services
16 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
17 17 (8.81%) Linux

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 11 (5.70%) CMS
1 11 (5.70%) Apache
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.63%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.07%) AquaLogic
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.04%) Drupal
5 2 (1.04%) Gentran
5 2 (1.04%) Liferay
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
2 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.52%) FastStats
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (26.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (14.51%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (12.44%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (11.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (11.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 22 (11.40%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (8.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (6.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 13 (6.74%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (5.18%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (5.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 8 (4.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (4.15%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (3.63%) Oracle HRMS
10 7 (3.63%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (3.63%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (2.07%) SAP HR
11 4 (2.07%) Workday HCM
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) SNMP
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (8.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database
4 14 (7.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (5.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.59%) Essbase
9 3 (1.55%) OLAP
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.55%) Maven
3 3 (1.55%) Ant
4 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.04%) Subversion
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 68 (35.23%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Retail
3 13 (6.74%) General Ledger
4 11 (5.70%) Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Back Office
8 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (32.12%) Consultant
2 48 (24.87%) Oracle Consultant
3 47 (24.35%) Developer
4 24 (12.44%) Functional Consultant
5 19 (9.84%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 18 (9.33%) Analyst
7 16 (8.29%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (7.77%) Project Manager
9 14 (7.25%) Architect
9 14 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 14 (7.25%) Designer
10 13 (6.74%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 12 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.18%) DBA
12 10 (5.18%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (5.18%) E-Business Consultant
12 10 (5.18%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) Informatica Developer
13 9 (4.66%) Business Analyst
14 8 (4.15%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.03%) XML
2 18 (9.33%) HTML
2 18 (9.33%) Web Services
3 15 (7.77%) XSD
4 14 (7.25%) J2EE
5 13 (6.74%) Spring
5 13 (6.74%) CSS
5 13 (6.74%) JSP
6 12 (6.22%) Struts
6 12 (6.22%) Ajax
7 11 (5.70%) Hibernate
7 11 (5.70%) Middleware
8 10 (5.18%) JMS
8 10 (5.18%) Java RMI
8 10 (5.18%) XSL
8 10 (5.18%) Servlets
8 10 (5.18%) JavaBeans
8 10 (5.18%) JSTL
9 9 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (3.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.55%) Open Source
6 3 (1.55%) Social Media
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
7 2 (1.04%) AS400
7 2 (1.04%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) iSeries
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) RMADS
8 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.81%) Linux
2 8 (4.15%) Windows
3 7 (3.63%) UNIX
4 4 (2.07%) AIX
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) CRM
2 30 (15.54%) Migration
3 29 (15.03%) ERP
4 27 (13.99%) SOA
5 24 (12.44%) ETL
6 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (9.84%) Data Migration
8 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.77%) Scrum
9 15 (7.77%) B2B
10 13 (6.74%) Cash Management
10 13 (6.74%) UML
11 12 (6.22%) OO
11 12 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.70%) User Stories
12 11 (5.70%) TDD
12 11 (5.70%) Workflow
12 11 (5.70%) Project Management
13 10 (5.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.06%) SQL
2 24 (12.44%) PL/SQL
3 22 (11.40%) Java
4 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.59%) XPath
7 3 (1.55%) Korn
7 3 (1.55%) VBA
8 2 (1.04%) C#
8 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) C-shell
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) RPG
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (18.13%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.18%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) CRISC
5 1 (0.52%) CISA
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) BS7799
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 138 (71.50%) Oracle
2 24 (12.44%) Siebel
3 20 (10.36%) Informatica
4 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.63%) IBM
6 6 (3.11%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.59%) SAP
8 4 (2.07%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.07%) BEA
8 4 (2.07%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.55%) Tableau
9 3 (1.55%) Alterian
9 3 (1.55%) HP
10 2 (1.04%) JDA
10 2 (1.04%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.52%) Endeca
11 1 (0.52%) ATG
11 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
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