The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / North East
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 644 741 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.62% 85.07% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 505 258
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

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

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for E-business.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (50.00%) BCP

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat