Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for E-Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Commerce over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.47% 10.30% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 12.55% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 30 20
Chester median daily rate - £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +13.64%
Cheshire median daily rate £373 £388 £418
% change year-on-year -3.87% -7.19% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

E-Commerce is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 171 247 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.04% 82.06% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 221 179
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £259 £238 £305
90th Percentile £503 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 20
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Chester

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL