The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 29 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)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 255 238
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17  
Contract jobs citing E-business 5 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £713 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
Median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for E-business in the South East

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

E-business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in the South East

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire +4 3 - -
Surrey +6 1 £425 -29.16% 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
E-business
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for E-business.

1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Siebel
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (14.29%) Demantra
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Unix

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (14.29%) Demantra
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) ProC
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.14%) E-Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WF
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Personalization
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) Siebel
4 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau