Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 20 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 193 221
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 -11
Contract jobs citing E-business 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.25% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.31% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
South West median daily rate £450 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% -5.00%
England median daily rate £425 £450 £460
% change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4561 4534 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3058 3555
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £259 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 267 258
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for E-business in the South West

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

E-business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol -4 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
E-business
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for E-business.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) QA Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle