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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 550 485 435
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -50
Contract jobs citing E-business 57 97 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 66
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £258 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £512 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £33.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -39.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -39.09%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
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 £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -56 50 £400 -3.03% 22
London -25 18 £400 +14.28% 7
South East -23 14 £500 +5.26% 4
East of England +9 8 £313 -26.47%
Hampshire -6 8 £488 +2.63% 1
Chelmsford - 6 - -
Essex - 6 - -
Aldershot +14 5 - -
Berkshire -9 4 £650 +36.84% 1
Yorkshire -13 4 £344 -31.25%
North West -19 4 £400 -11.11% 7
Manchester - 4 £400 - 3
Reading +11 3 £675 +58.82%
City of London +10 3 £335 - 4
Scotland -2 3 £388 -
Leeds - 2 £331 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £331 -
Glasgow - 2 £425 -
Surrey +5 1 £350 -26.31%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £313 -
Southampton -3 1 £600 +9.09% 1
East Midlands -17 1 £500 +29.87% 1
North East - 1 £425 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Hull - 1 £400 -

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 102 (77.86%) Oracle
2 44 (33.59%) Finance
3 41 (31.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (20.61%) SQL
5 23 (17.56%) Migration
6 21 (16.03%) PL/SQL
7 19 (14.50%) Data Migration
8 17 (12.98%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (12.98%) XML
8 17 (12.98%) CRM
8 17 (12.98%) ERP
8 17 (12.98%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (12.21%) SOA
9 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
9 16 (12.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 15 (11.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (11.45%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (10.69%) Oracle EBS
11 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
12 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
13 12 (9.16%) Linux
13 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
14 11 (8.40%) HTML
14 11 (8.40%) Oracle Financials
14 11 (8.40%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (8.40%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (7.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.63%) Retail
15 10 (7.63%) Windows

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) CMS
2 6 (4.58%) Apache
3 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.53%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) Gentran
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Liferay
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle Payables
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (12.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (11.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (10.69%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (8.40%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (8.40%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (7.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 8 (6.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (6.11%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (5.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 7 (5.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (4.58%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (3.05%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (2.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 3 (2.29%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (2.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) Internet
2 4 (3.05%) SNMP
3 1 (0.76%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.29%) Ingres
7 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.53%) Essbase
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) ProC
2 1 (0.76%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Retail
3 9 (6.87%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.82%) Banking
5 4 (3.05%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Back Office
6 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.29%) Billing
7 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (32.06%) Consultant
2 29 (22.14%) Functional Consultant
3 28 (21.37%) Oracle Consultant
4 27 (20.61%) Developer
5 22 (16.79%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 16 (12.21%) Analyst
7 13 (9.92%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (9.92%) Architect
7 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.87%) Business Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.11%) ERP Consultant
9 8 (6.11%) Data Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Oracle P2P Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) DBA
10 7 (5.34%) Oracle Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Oracle Financials Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Oracle Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Oracle HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) XML
2 11 (8.40%) HTML
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (6.11%) Middleware
3 8 (6.11%) Web Services
3 8 (6.11%) J2EE
4 7 (5.34%) .NET
5 6 (4.58%) SOAP
5 6 (4.58%) Struts
5 6 (4.58%) CSS
5 6 (4.58%) JSP
6 5 (3.82%) Servlets
6 5 (3.82%) XSL
7 4 (3.05%) JSTL
7 4 (3.05%) Spring
7 4 (3.05%) Ajax
7 4 (3.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.05%) JavaBeans
7 4 (3.05%) JMS
7 4 (3.05%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.29%) User Experience
1 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.29%) GIS
2 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.53%) AS400
2 2 (1.53%) iSeries
3 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.76%) EPoS
3 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.16%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Windows
3 7 (5.34%) UNIX
4 6 (4.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.56%) Migration
2 19 (14.50%) Data Migration
3 17 (12.98%) CRM
3 17 (12.98%) ERP
4 16 (12.21%) SOA
5 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.87%) Project Management
7 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.87%) B2B
8 8 (6.11%) Cash Management
9 7 (5.34%) Procure-to-pay
9 7 (5.34%) Scrum
10 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.82%) UML
11 5 (3.82%) ETL
11 5 (3.82%) TDD
11 5 (3.82%) TOGAF
12 4 (3.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) SQL
2 21 (16.03%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.87%) Java
5 6 (4.58%) C#
6 5 (3.82%) VBA
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) RPG
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.76%) ACCA
5 1 (0.76%) CIMA
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) HL7
2 1 (0.76%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 102 (77.86%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) Siebel
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.05%) Hyperion
3 4 (3.05%) IBM
3 4 (3.05%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.29%) Informatica
5 2 (1.53%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) JDA
5 2 (1.53%) CODA
5 2 (1.53%) Adobe
5 2 (1.53%) HP
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) RedPrairie
5 2 (1.53%) hybris
6 1 (0.76%) Talend
6 1 (0.76%) Demandware
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.76%) Blue Prism
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