The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 91
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.17% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.37%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for E-business.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) FatWire
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) FatWire
2 1 (25.00%) hybris