The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for E-business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Electronic Business (eBusiness)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 150 195
Rank change year-on-year -13 +45  
Contract jobs citing E-business 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.20% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +34.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -6.57% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

E-business is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2800 3035 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.92% 86.94% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2137 2459 3489
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -30.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing E-business as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for E-business in the City of London

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-business in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in the City of London

E-business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-business 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 City of London region with a requirement for E-business.

1 4 (100.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (75.00%) Conflict Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Conflict Management
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft