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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 528 506 447
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -59
Contract jobs citing E-business 72 93 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 64
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£400 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £298 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £558 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +69.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 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 June 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 -22 66 £400 -1.23% 25
South East -25 24 £440 -2.22% 3
London -26 21 £388 -3.12% 11
Berkshire +3 12 £650 +37.56% 1
Reading +15 11 £675 +58.82%
Hampshire -5 9 £445 -1.11% 1
East of England +3 7 £475 +35.71% 1
North West -16 7 £275 -35.29% 2
Manchester -9 6 £275 - 2
Scotland +5 5 £425 -39.28%
Aldershot +7 4 £418 -
City of London -3 4 £335 -34.63% 2
Essex - 4 - -
Chelmsford - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £488 -
Yorkshire -17 3 £350 -22.22% 2
Havant -3 2 £450 -
North East -15 2 £425 +54.54% 1
Tyne and Wear -19 2 £425 +54.54% 1
West Midlands 0 1 £400 +48.14%
Surrey -2 1 £350 -26.31% 1
East Midlands -10 1 £500 +36.05% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 - 1
Hull - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £338 - 1
Bedford - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 103 (76.30%) Oracle
2 52 (38.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (37.04%) Finance
4 28 (20.74%) Migration
5 25 (18.52%) SQL
5 25 (18.52%) Data Migration
6 23 (17.04%) Oracle Applications
7 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
8 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 19 (14.07%) PL/SQL
9 19 (14.07%) ERP
10 18 (13.33%) CRM
11 17 (12.59%) SOA
11 17 (12.59%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (12.59%) Oracle General Ledger
11 17 (12.59%) Oracle Payables
12 16 (11.85%) XML
13 15 (11.11%) Windows
13 15 (11.11%) Linux
13 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 13 (9.63%) Oracle EBS
14 13 (9.63%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (9.63%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
15 12 (8.89%) UNIX
16 11 (8.15%) HTML
16 11 (8.15%) Project Management
16 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (8.15%) Retail
16 11 (8.15%) Oracle Cash Management

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (6.67%) Apache
2 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.19%) CMS
3 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.48%) IIS
5 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Liferay
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 52 (38.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (17.04%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (12.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (12.59%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (12.59%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (9.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (9.63%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (8.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 11 (8.15%) Oracle Assets
5 11 (8.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 10 (7.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 9 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 3 (2.22%) Magento
10 3 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Taleo
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) LDAP
2 4 (2.96%) SNMP
3 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.22%) SSL
3 3 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 10 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.96%) Ingres
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) QlikView
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.74%) ProC
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (37.04%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Retail
3 10 (7.41%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.70%) Billing
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
5 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (35.56%) Consultant
2 37 (27.41%) Functional Consultant
3 36 (26.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 31 (22.96%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 23 (17.04%) Developer
6 15 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
7 14 (10.37%) Architect
8 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
8 13 (9.63%) Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.93%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (5.93%) DBA
11 7 (5.19%) Data Analyst
12 6 (4.44%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Business Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Oracle P2P Consultant
13 5 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
13 5 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (3.70%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) XML
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (8.15%) HTML
4 10 (7.41%) J2EE
5 9 (6.67%) .NET
5 9 (6.67%) Web Services
6 8 (5.93%) Middleware
7 7 (5.19%) SOAP
8 6 (4.44%) Struts
8 6 (4.44%) CSS
8 6 (4.44%) JSP
9 5 (3.70%) Servlets
9 5 (3.70%) XSL
9 5 (3.70%) Spring
10 4 (2.96%) Ajax
10 4 (2.96%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.96%) JSTL
10 4 (2.96%) XSD
10 4 (2.96%) JMS
10 4 (2.96%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.22%) GIS
1 3 (2.22%) PKI
1 3 (2.22%) User Experience
1 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.48%) EPoS
2 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Windows
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 12 (8.89%) UNIX
3 10 (7.41%) AIX
4 3 (2.22%) Solaris
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) Migration
2 25 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 19 (14.07%) ERP
4 18 (13.33%) CRM
5 17 (12.59%) SOA
6 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.15%) Project Management
7 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.41%) B2B
8 10 (7.41%) Cash Management
9 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.19%) Scrum
10 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.44%) Content Management
10 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.44%) Procure-to-pay
11 5 (3.70%) EAM
11 5 (3.70%) UML
11 5 (3.70%) TDD
12 4 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.52%) SQL
2 19 (14.07%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.41%) Java
3 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.93%) C#
5 4 (2.96%) VBA
6 2 (1.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ACCA
4 1 (0.74%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) HL7
2 1 (0.74%) DICOM
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) KVM
1 3 (2.22%) RHEV
2 2 (1.48%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) BladeLogic
1 3 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (2.22%) yum
2 2 (1.48%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 103 (76.30%) Oracle
2 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.67%) Siebel
4 7 (5.19%) IBM
5 4 (2.96%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.22%) EMC
6 3 (2.22%) BMC
6 3 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.22%) hybris
7 2 (1.48%) Demandware
7 2 (1.48%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.48%) CODA
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) Adobe
7 2 (1.48%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
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