The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 March 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 95
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.76% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1195 1308 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.77% 80.15% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 803 732
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in the East Midlands

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Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for E-business.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Demantra
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Demantra
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP