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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 548 568
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20  
Contract jobs citing E-business 15 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 53 29
Median daily rate £419 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £326 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £595 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36558 40684 41140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.69% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24009 27323 26926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 955 1136
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 5 £425 -5.55% 6
West Midlands +20 4 £388 +10.71% 1
London -27 4 £413 -1.78% 2
East of England -6 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
E-business
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (58.18%) Oracle
2 20 (36.36%) Finance
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.00%) SOA
5 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (16.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (16.36%) ERP
7 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (16.36%) XML
8 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (14.55%) JIRA
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (12.73%) TDD
9 7 (12.73%) Retail
9 7 (12.73%) Data Mart
9 7 (12.73%) Informatica
9 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
9 7 (12.73%) Middleware
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (10.91%) Project Management
10 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
10 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (10.91%) HP

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 9 (16.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.64%) SAS
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Demantra
3 2 (3.64%) FastStats
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.64%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (1.82%) RMDS
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.73%) Data Mart
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.45%) Star Schema
9 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.64%) DB2
9 2 (3.64%) Informix
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.82%) ProC
5 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Front Office
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Electronics
7 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) DBA
4 5 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.27%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) SOA Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (12.73%) Middleware
4 4 (7.27%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) JMS
5 3 (5.45%) WSDL
5 3 (5.45%) XSD
5 3 (5.45%) XSLT
6 2 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.64%) JDBC
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.82%) MDX
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.82%) WCF
7 1 (1.82%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.45%) Minimum Viable Product
1 3 (5.45%) User Experience
1 3 (5.45%) Wiki
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Equities
2 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.64%) iSeries
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) TWAP
2 2 (3.64%) VWAP
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) AIX
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.00%) SOA
3 9 (16.36%) ERP
4 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.73%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Logistics
8 4 (7.27%) Conflict Management
8 4 (7.27%) CRM
8 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Business Process Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) Jython
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Korn
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Basel II
3 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.82%) EMIR
3 1 (1.82%) MiFID
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) Informatica
4 6 (10.91%) HP
5 3 (5.45%) hybris
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Cognos
6 2 (3.64%) Dell
6 2 (3.64%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Netezza
6 2 (3.64%) Siebel
6 2 (3.64%) Teradata
7 1 (1.82%) CODA
7 1 (1.82%) JDA
7 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.82%) Reuters
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase
7 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.82%) webMethods
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