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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 505 476 475
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Contract jobs citing E-business 116 124 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 46
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -39.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -

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
44771 42887 39990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.90% 76.14% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 26514 24550
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1215 1168 1110
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -18 106 £450 - 28
South East -10 44 £525 +16.66% 3
Hampshire +14 30 £525 +19.65% 1
London +1 28 £363 -9.37% 11
Gosport +23 13 £609 -
Berkshire +5 13 - - 1
Reading +2 13 - -
North West -16 13 £300 - 6
Manchester -6 11 £275 - 5
Aldershot +5 9 £450 +2.85%
West Midlands +13 7 £400 -29.20%
Birmingham - 6 £400 -
City of London -2 5 £338 -28.19% 5
East of England +4 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire -24 4 £425 +88.88% 3
Portsmouth - 4 £538 -
Scotland -9 3 £550 -21.42% 1
Norwich - 3 £475 - 1
Leeds - 3 £475 - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 3
Norfolk - 3 £475 - 1
Glasgow +3 2 £550 +46.66%
East Midlands -8 2 £425 -19.04% 2
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Bristol 0 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -5 1 - -
South West -9 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -14 1 £375 +66.66%

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 135 (78.03%) Oracle
2 55 (31.79%) Finance
3 54 (31.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 47 (27.17%) Security Cleared
5 44 (25.43%) SC Cleared
6 35 (20.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 30 (17.34%) SQL
8 29 (16.76%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (16.18%) Oracle Applications
10 27 (15.61%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (14.45%) Oracle EBS
12 23 (13.29%) Oracle ERP
12 23 (13.29%) Migration
12 23 (13.29%) ERP
12 23 (13.29%) Oracle ODI
13 22 (12.72%) Data Migration
13 22 (12.72%) UNIX
14 21 (12.14%) Analytics
15 20 (11.56%) Oracle General Ledger
15 20 (11.56%) Oracle Discoverer
15 20 (11.56%) TOGAF
16 19 (10.98%) Oracle Forms
16 19 (10.98%) WebLogic
16 19 (10.98%) Oracle Payables
17 18 (10.40%) Oracle Cash Management
17 18 (10.40%) Java
17 18 (10.40%) XML
17 18 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (9.83%) Technical Architecture
18 17 (9.83%) Oracle Financials

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (10.98%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.94%) Apache
3 10 (5.78%) CMS
4 7 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.16%) Mule
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (1.16%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS Project
3 3 (1.73%) FastStats
4 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 54 (31.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (16.18%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (14.45%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (13.29%) Oracle ERP
5 20 (11.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 19 (10.98%) Oracle Payables
7 18 (10.40%) Oracle Cash Management
8 17 (9.83%) Oracle Financials
9 15 (8.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 15 (8.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 12 (6.94%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (6.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 6 (3.47%) Oracle iProcurement
13 4 (2.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 4 (2.31%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (1.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (1.73%) Magento
14 3 (1.73%) Oracle Payroll
15 2 (1.16%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Taleo
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Internet
2 4 (2.31%) SNMP
2 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.73%) SSL
3 3 (1.73%) SSH
3 3 (1.73%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 29 (16.76%) Oracle Reports
3 27 (15.61%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (13.29%) Oracle ODI
5 20 (11.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.47%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (2.31%) Ingres
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.31%) MySQL
8 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.73%) DB2
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.16%) Redis
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.73%) Selenium
4 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.16%) Maven
4 2 (1.16%) Gradle
4 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 55 (31.79%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Military
2 14 (8.09%) General Ledger
3 8 (4.62%) Retail
3 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.05%) Billing
5 4 (2.31%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 3 (1.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (29.48%) Consultant
2 41 (23.70%) Oracle Consultant
3 33 (19.08%) Functional Consultant
3 33 (19.08%) Developer
4 30 (17.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 29 (16.76%) Architect
6 22 (12.72%) Oracle Architect
7 20 (11.56%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (9.83%) Project Manager
8 17 (9.83%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 15 (8.67%) ERP Consultant
10 13 (7.51%) Analyst
11 10 (5.78%) Oracle Project Manager
12 9 (5.20%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (4.62%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.62%) DBA
13 8 (4.62%) Business Manager
14 7 (4.05%) Business Project Manager
14 7 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
15 6 (3.47%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.40%) XML
2 16 (9.25%) J2EE
3 13 (7.51%) HTML
4 11 (6.36%) CSS
5 10 (5.78%) JSP
5 10 (5.78%) Spring
6 9 (5.20%) .NET
7 8 (4.62%) XSL
7 8 (4.62%) Web Services
8 7 (4.05%) XSD
8 7 (4.05%) SOAP
9 6 (3.47%) Struts
9 6 (3.47%) JMS
10 5 (2.89%) Servlets
10 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.89%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 4 (2.31%) WebCenter
11 4 (2.31%) JSTL
11 4 (2.31%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.31%) Statistics
3 3 (1.73%) Replication
3 3 (1.73%) PKI
4 2 (1.16%) EPoS
4 2 (1.16%) GIS
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.58%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.72%) UNIX
2 15 (8.67%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
3 8 (4.62%) AIX
4 6 (3.47%) Solaris
5 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.29%) ERP
1 23 (13.29%) Migration
2 22 (12.72%) Data Migration
3 21 (12.14%) Analytics
4 20 (11.56%) TOGAF
5 18 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.83%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (9.83%) Cash Management
6 17 (9.83%) Information Architecture
7 15 (8.67%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.09%) Project Management
9 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.94%) SOA
10 12 (6.94%) CRM
11 11 (6.36%) TDD
12 8 (4.62%) Scrum
12 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.62%) B2B
12 8 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.05%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.34%) SQL
2 18 (10.40%) Java
3 16 (9.25%) PL/SQL
4 13 (7.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.62%) C#
6 5 (2.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ACCA
4 1 (0.58%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (1.73%) KVM
2 3 (1.73%) RHEV
3 2 (1.16%) Docker
3 2 (1.16%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) yum
2 4 (2.31%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.73%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 135 (78.03%) Oracle
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.62%) IBM
4 7 (4.05%) Hyperion
5 6 (3.47%) Adobe
6 5 (2.89%) Siebel
7 4 (2.31%) Tableau
8 3 (1.73%) BMC
8 3 (1.73%) Teradata
8 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.73%) hybris
8 3 (1.73%) EMC
8 3 (1.73%) Citrix
8 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.16%) CODA
9 2 (1.16%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.16%) SmartStream
9 2 (1.16%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.16%) Demandware
10 1 (0.58%) Apigee
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