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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
UK / England
Rank 543 544 546
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing E-business 40 73 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £599 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -2.70% +12.12%  
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 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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
London +8 15 £450 - 7
South East +27 9 £438 -7.89% 1
East of England +2 7 £463 - 2
West Midlands +7 5 £413 +9.27% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £488 -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for E-business.

1 56 (62.92%) Oracle
2 27 (30.34%) Finance
3 23 (25.84%) SQL
4 21 (23.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (21.35%) SOA
6 18 (20.22%) ERP
7 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (16.85%) Oracle Database
9 14 (15.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (15.73%) TDD
10 13 (14.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
12 11 (12.36%) CRM
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.36%) XML
13 10 (11.24%) Middleware
13 10 (11.24%) ETL
13 10 (11.24%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (11.24%) QA
13 10 (11.24%) Retail
14 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (10.11%) Linux
14 9 (10.11%) XSD
14 9 (10.11%) PL/SQL
14 9 (10.11%) Oracle Payables
14 9 (10.11%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
15 8 (8.99%) Project Management

E-business
Top Related 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 14 (15.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.37%) Confluence
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.25%) SAS
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project
2 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (6.74%) FastStats
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (4.49%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
1 1 (1.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Network Security
2 3 (3.37%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (2.25%) SNMP
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.62%) Data Mart
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.25%) DB2
9 2 (2.25%) Informix
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Selenium
1 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.62%) JIRA
2 5 (5.62%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.12%) ProC
5 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.37%) Back Office
6 3 (3.37%) Front Office
6 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 2 (2.25%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Electronics
8 1 (1.12%) Local Government
8 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Consultant
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle Consultant
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) DBA
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Tester
7 5 (5.62%) E-Business Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) ETL Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (12.36%) XML
3 10 (11.24%) Middleware
4 9 (10.11%) XSD
5 5 (5.62%) JMS
5 5 (5.62%) SOAP
6 4 (4.49%) J2EE
7 3 (3.37%) HTML
7 3 (3.37%) JSP
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (3.37%) Spring
7 3 (3.37%) Web Services
7 3 (3.37%) WSDL
7 3 (3.37%) XSLT
8 2 (2.25%) Ajax
8 2 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.25%) JavaBeans
8 2 (2.25%) JSTL
8 2 (2.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Replication
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Wiki
5 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Equities
5 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.25%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.25%) TWAP
5 2 (2.25%) VWAP
6 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) AIX
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) SOA
2 18 (20.22%) ERP
3 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.73%) TDD
6 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.36%) CRM
8 10 (11.24%) ETL
9 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Project Management
11 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) Migration
12 6 (6.74%) Automation Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.74%) Process Improvement
12 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.62%) Analytics
13 5 (5.62%) Logistics
13 5 (5.62%) Scrum
13 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.74%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.12%) Korn
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Basel II
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.12%) EMIR
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.12%) MOM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 56 (62.92%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) HP
3 6 (6.74%) Siebel
4 5 (5.62%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.49%) Cognos
5 4 (4.49%) hybris
5 4 (4.49%) Informatica
5 4 (4.49%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) JDA
7 2 (2.25%) Dell
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) Netezza
7 2 (2.25%) Teradata
8 1 (1.12%) CODA
8 1 (1.12%) FatWire
8 1 (1.12%) Google
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.12%) Saba
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