Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 21 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.

Electronic Business (eBusiness)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 718 668
Rank change year-on-year -64 -50 +3
Contract jobs citing E-business 73 153 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 77 94
England median daily rate £425 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +5.14%
10th Percentile £289 £350 £314
90th Percentile £634 £530 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £470
% change year-on-year -5.56% -4.26% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -17.95% +143.75%

E-business 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80294 81883 85035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.16% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54019 54581 56048
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1877 2118 2511
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing E-business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for E-business in England

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in England

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-business in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-business in England

E-business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in England

E-business
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -53 41 £425 -5.56%
North of England +44 8 £375 -11.45% 1
Midlands +20 8 £350 -
West Midlands +26 7 £300 -
North West +18 7 £375 -8.54% 1
South West -15 6 £450 -3.74% 1
South East -25 6 £431 -4.17% 4
East of England -9 4 £423 -0.59%
East Midlands -2 1 £400 -
E-business
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for E-business.

1 30 (41.10%) Oracle
2 29 (39.73%) Finance
3 15 (20.55%) Java
3 15 (20.55%) SQL
4 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.07%) ERP
5 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
6 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
6 10 (13.70%) Linux
6 10 (13.70%) Project Management
7 9 (12.33%) Firewall
7 9 (12.33%) Python
7 9 (12.33%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.96%) Unix
8 8 (10.96%) Windows
8 8 (10.96%) QA
8 8 (10.96%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (9.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (9.59%) JIRA
9 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) Apache
9 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
9 7 (9.59%) MVC
9 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
10 6 (8.22%) Financial Institution

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) Apache
1 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.85%) CMS
2 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.74%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Demantra
4 1 (1.37%) ION MarketView
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) BIG-IP
2 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (6.85%) SSL
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) HTTP
3 4 (5.48%) SMS
4 3 (4.11%) Internet
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.85%) Endeca
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (4.11%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.37%) Datazen
9 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.37%) NUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.48%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Billing
4 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.74%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) French Language
6 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Military
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Consultant
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) QA Tester
4 7 (9.59%) Tester
5 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) E-Business Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (8.22%) J2EE
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (6.85%) Spring
3 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
3 5 (6.85%) XML
4 4 (5.48%) JSP
4 4 (5.48%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.11%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) JDBC
5 3 (4.11%) Spring Security
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 2 (2.74%) Velocity
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.37%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.85%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.48%) FMCG
3 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.74%) Derivative
5 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.74%) iSeries
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Unix
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
2 11 (15.07%) ERP
3 10 (13.70%) Project Management
4 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
5 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.59%) MVC
6 5 (6.85%) Content Management
6 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.85%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (6.85%) Functional Testing
6 5 (6.85%) High Availability
6 5 (6.85%) Logistics
6 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.48%) SOA
7 4 (5.48%) Web Development
8 3 (4.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) Java
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Python
3 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.48%) C#
6 3 (4.11%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) Ada
7 2 (2.74%) COBOL
7 2 (2.74%) Jython
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) RHCE
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) CEH
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) AS 2805
2 5 (6.85%) ISO 8583
2 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.11%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) F5
3 5 (6.85%) FatWire
3 5 (6.85%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) Symantec
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) hybris
5 3 (4.11%) Hyperion
5 3 (4.11%) ION Trading
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.37%) Calypso
7 1 (1.37%) Murex
7 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.37%) Reuters
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) webMethods