Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 215 213
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 -32
Contract jobs citing E-business 8 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
North West median daily rate £375 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% -3.53% +8.35%
10th Percentile £354 £366 £263
90th Percentile £404 £439 £504
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £32.00 -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4597 5679 6972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.86% 81.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2944 3661 4231
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 163 279
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -30.16% +80.00%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.62 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.85 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for E-business in the North West

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

E-business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in the North West

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Manchester +16 5 £375 -4.46% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
E-business
England

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

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) FatWire
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) Endeca
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) Spring MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
3 3 (37.50%) hybris
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Endeca
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ERP Trainer
2 2 (25.00%) Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) Spring MVC
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) FatWire
2 3 (37.50%) hybris
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP