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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 515 475 425
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -50
Contract jobs citing E-business 63 100 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 56
Average daily rate
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£403 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £49.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- -55.55%

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
41243 39297 33632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.22% 74.96% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 24119 20154
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1115 1095
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 -41 54 £413 -5.98% 11
London -5 23 £420 +10.16% 6
North West -18 10 £400 -16.31% 1
Manchester -13 9 £400 -10.61%
South East -29 9 £525 +10.52% 3
Hampshire -15 6 £405 -14.73%
East of England +11 4 £313 -26.47%
West Yorkshire -15 3 £425 +5.59% 1
Yorkshire -15 3 £425 -22.72% 1
Berkshire -5 2 £600 +23.07% 2
Essex - 2 - -
City of London +17 1 - -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - -
Reading +4 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £313 -
Cheshire +1 1 - - 1
Slough -3 1 £600 +23.07%
Portsmouth -6 1 - -
Leeds -8 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire -16 1 £650 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
South West - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Stirling - - - -

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 116 (76.82%) Oracle
2 58 (38.41%) Finance
3 50 (33.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
5 29 (19.21%) Migration
6 28 (18.54%) SC Cleared
7 27 (17.88%) SQL
8 25 (16.56%) CRM
8 25 (16.56%) ERP
9 23 (15.23%) PL/SQL
9 23 (15.23%) Oracle Applications
10 22 (14.57%) XML
10 22 (14.57%) SOA
11 21 (13.91%) Data Migration
12 19 (12.58%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (11.26%) Oracle General Ledger
13 17 (11.26%) Oracle Payables
13 17 (11.26%) Oracle Receivables
14 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (9.93%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (9.27%) Siebel
15 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
15 14 (9.27%) HTML
16 13 (8.61%) Java
16 13 (8.61%) ETL
16 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (8.61%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (7.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
17 12 (7.95%) Retail

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (4.64%) Apache
1 7 (4.64%) CMS
1 7 (4.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.32%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.32%) Gentran
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.66%) Drupal
6 1 (0.66%) Liferay
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) FastStats
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 50 (33.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (15.23%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (12.58%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (11.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (11.26%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (11.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (7.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 11 (7.28%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (6.62%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (6.62%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 9 (5.96%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (4.64%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (4.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 4 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (1.99%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) SNMP
2 1 (0.66%) SAN
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (8.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (7.28%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.64%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Essbase
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) QlikView
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Ingres
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
2 2 (1.32%) Maven
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.32%) Ant
3 1 (0.66%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.66%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.66%) ProC
General
1 58 (38.41%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Retail
3 11 (7.28%) Banking
4 10 (6.62%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (36.42%) Consultant
2 40 (26.49%) Oracle Consultant
3 36 (23.84%) Developer
4 26 (17.22%) Functional Consultant
5 21 (13.91%) Analyst
5 21 (13.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 13 (8.61%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.62%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) DBA
9 9 (5.96%) Architect
9 9 (5.96%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 9 (5.96%) ERP Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Business Developer
11 7 (4.64%) Informatica Developer
11 7 (4.64%) Oracle Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Oracle P2P Consultant
12 6 (3.97%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.57%) XML
2 14 (9.27%) HTML
3 12 (7.95%) Web Services
4 11 (7.28%) J2EE
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (6.62%) Middleware
5 10 (6.62%) Struts
6 9 (5.96%) XSD
7 8 (5.30%) Spring
8 7 (4.64%) CSS
8 7 (4.64%) JSP
8 7 (4.64%) Servlets
9 6 (3.97%) SOAP
9 6 (3.97%) XSL
9 6 (3.97%) XSLT
9 6 (3.97%) JMS
9 6 (3.97%) Java RMI
9 6 (3.97%) Ajax
9 6 (3.97%) JSTL
9 6 (3.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.32%) User Experience
3 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.32%) iSeries
3 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.32%) AS400
3 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.66%) Replication
4 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.66%) GIS
4 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Linux
2 10 (6.62%) Windows
3 6 (3.97%) AIX
4 5 (3.31%) UNIX
5 3 (1.99%) Android
5 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.21%) Migration
2 25 (16.56%) CRM
2 25 (16.56%) ERP
3 22 (14.57%) SOA
4 21 (13.91%) Data Migration
5 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.61%) ETL
7 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.62%) UML
8 10 (6.62%) Cash Management
9 9 (5.96%) B2B
10 8 (5.30%) OO
10 8 (5.30%) Workflow
10 8 (5.30%) Scrum
11 7 (4.64%) TDD
11 7 (4.64%) Procure-to-pay
12 6 (3.97%) User Stories
12 6 (3.97%) Multithreading
12 6 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.88%) SQL
2 23 (15.23%) PL/SQL
3 13 (8.61%) Java
4 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.31%) VBA
6 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) XPath
7 2 (1.32%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) RPG
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) CRISC
4 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) HL7
2 1 (0.66%) DICOM
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.66%) BS7799
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 116 (76.82%) Oracle
2 14 (9.27%) Siebel
3 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.96%) Informatica
5 5 (3.31%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.65%) SAP
6 4 (2.65%) IBM
7 3 (1.99%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.32%) JDA
8 2 (1.32%) HP
8 2 (1.32%) BEA
8 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.32%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.66%) Talend
9 1 (0.66%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.66%) Northgate
9 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.66%) Adobe
9 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
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