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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 535 511 477
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -34
Contract jobs citing E-business 88 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 49
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
41233 39767 38206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.35% 77.75% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26971 25392 23073
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1059 1170
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £51.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 78 £450 +5.88% 27
London +7 36 £420 - 17
South East +21 20 £475 +5.55% 6
Hampshire +18 12 £550 +22.22% 1
Scotland +4 7 £325 -18.75%
City of London - 7 £450 - 5
North West -22 6 £415 +0.60%
Berkshire +15 5 - - 1
East of England +4 5 - - 3
Essex -2 5 - - 1
East Midlands -4 5 £588 +80.76%
Gosport - 4 £550 -
Edinburgh - 4 £325 -
Chelmsford +2 3 - - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £385 -23.00%
Surrey - 3 £388 - 2
Glasgow - 3 - -
Portsmouth -2 2 £538 -
Cheshire -10 2 £480 +18.15%
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Liverpool - 2 £350 -
Hackney - 2 £338 -
Southampton - 2 £550 -
Havant +10 1 - -
Warwickshire +3 1 £450 -10.00%
Chester +1 1 £480 -4.00%
Warwick -3 1 £450 -10.00%
Lancashire -4 1 - -
Blackpool -9 1 - -
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 1

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (70.92%) Oracle
2 56 (28.57%) Finance
3 46 (23.47%) Security Cleared
4 45 (22.96%) SC Cleared
5 42 (21.43%) SQL
6 40 (20.41%) Oracle Reports
7 34 (17.35%) Oracle Forms
7 34 (17.35%) HTML
8 31 (15.82%) PL/SQL
8 31 (15.82%) Oracle EBS R12
9 30 (15.31%) Java
10 29 (14.80%) CRM
11 28 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
12 26 (13.27%) XML
13 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
13 23 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (11.73%) Analytics
14 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
14 22 (11.22%) Unix
15 21 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
16 20 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
16 20 (10.20%) Spring
17 19 (9.69%) Migration
17 19 (9.69%) ERP
17 19 (9.69%) J2EE
18 18 (9.18%) Workflow
18 18 (9.18%) Oracle EBS
18 18 (9.18%) TOGAF
19 17 (8.67%) Retail
19 17 (8.67%) SOA

E-business
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (7.65%) Oracle Workflow
1 15 (7.65%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.12%) CMS
3 10 (5.10%) Apache
4 9 (4.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Liferay
8 1 (0.51%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 16 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.63%) MS Office
2 13 (6.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (15.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (9.18%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (8.16%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (5.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (4.59%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (3.57%) SAP ERP
8 6 (3.06%) Maximo
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) Taleo
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) SNMP
2 3 (1.53%) LDAP
2 3 (1.53%) WebEx
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.41%) Oracle Reports
2 28 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
3 20 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (7.65%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 13 (6.63%) SQL Navigator
7 12 (6.12%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.04%) Ingres
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.53%) Essbase
12 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.35%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
3 17 (8.67%) JDeveloper
4 13 (6.63%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.63%) Toad
5 9 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.06%) ERwin
7 4 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.02%) NUnit
8 2 (1.02%) Subversion
8 2 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.51%) Selenium
9 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (28.57%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Retail
3 9 (4.59%) Military
4 7 (3.57%) Legal
5 6 (3.06%) Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Back Office
6 4 (2.04%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.04%) Marketing
6 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (25.51%) Developer
2 36 (18.37%) Architect
3 30 (15.31%) Consultant
4 26 (13.27%) Oracle Architect
5 25 (12.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 21 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
7 19 (9.69%) Analyst
8 18 (9.18%) Project Manager
8 18 (9.18%) XML Developer
9 15 (7.65%) Java Developer
9 15 (7.65%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (6.63%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 12 (6.12%) Functional Consultant
12 11 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (5.61%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 10 (5.10%) Oracle Analyst
14 8 (4.08%) E-Business Consultant
14 8 (4.08%) IT Manager
14 8 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (4.08%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.35%) HTML
2 26 (13.27%) XML
3 20 (10.20%) Spring
4 19 (9.69%) J2EE
5 16 (8.16%) CSS
6 15 (7.65%) Web Services
7 14 (7.14%) SOAP
8 12 (6.12%) XSD
9 11 (5.61%) XSLT
10 10 (5.10%) jQuery
11 9 (4.59%) .NET
11 9 (4.59%) Ajax
11 9 (4.59%) Java RMI
11 9 (4.59%) JavaBeans
11 9 (4.59%) JMS
11 9 (4.59%) JSP
11 9 (4.59%) JSTL
11 9 (4.59%) Servlets
11 9 (4.59%) Struts
11 9 (4.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.06%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.04%) Statistics
5 2 (1.02%) DataPower
5 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.02%) NHS
5 2 (1.02%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.02%) Replication
5 2 (1.02%) W3C
6 1 (0.51%) Animation
6 1 (0.51%) Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.22%) Unix
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 8 (4.08%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.80%) CRM
2 23 (11.73%) Analytics
2 23 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (9.69%) ERP
3 19 (9.69%) Migration
4 18 (9.18%) TOGAF
4 18 (9.18%) Workflow
5 17 (8.67%) SOA
6 16 (8.16%) Project Management
6 16 (8.16%) Test Scripting
7 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.65%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.12%) Business Analysis
8 12 (6.12%) Information Architecture
8 12 (6.12%) ITIL
8 12 (6.12%) System Testing
9 11 (5.61%) Scrum
9 11 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (5.10%) B2B
10 10 (5.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.43%) SQL
2 31 (15.82%) PL/SQL
3 30 (15.31%) Java
4 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.12%) C-shell
5 12 (6.12%) Korn
6 6 (3.06%) C#
7 3 (1.53%) Perl
8 2 (1.02%) C
8 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.02%) XPath
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (23.47%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) ISEB
3 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.53%) Degree
4 3 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) CIPD
5 2 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) QA
2 5 (2.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) BS7666
3 1 (0.51%) GAAP
3 1 (0.51%) HL7
3 1 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 139 (70.92%) Oracle
2 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.10%) SAP
4 6 (3.06%) Siebel
5 5 (2.55%) Cognos
5 5 (2.55%) IBM
6 4 (2.04%) Concur
6 4 (2.04%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.53%) hybris
7 3 (1.53%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.53%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.02%) HP
8 2 (1.02%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.02%) Pega
8 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.51%) Progress
9 1 (0.51%) SmartStream
9 1 (0.51%) Sun
9 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
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