The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 568 571
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Contract jobs citing E-business 17 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 54 34
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £327 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in the UK

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-business over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-business in the UK

E-business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in the UK

E-business
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -10 15 £419 -6.94% 12
South East +27 5 £425 -5.55% 5
West Midlands +23 4 £388 +10.71% 1
London -5 4 £413 -1.78% 2
Hampshire +15 3 - -
Walsall - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire +7 1 £325 +8.33%
Warwick +5 1 £325 +8.33%
Surrey +2 1 £425 -29.16% 5
East of England -5 1 - - 4
City of London -9 1 £413 -8.33%
Dunstable - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 £400 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for E-business.

1 34 (57.63%) Oracle
2 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 18 (30.51%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) SOA
5 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
6 10 (16.95%) ERP
6 10 (16.95%) XML
6 10 (16.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
8 8 (13.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (13.56%) JIRA
9 7 (11.86%) TDD
9 7 (11.86%) Retail
9 7 (11.86%) Data Mart
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
9 7 (11.86%) Informatica
9 7 (11.86%) Middleware
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (15.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Confluence
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Demantra
4 2 (3.39%) FastStats
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.39%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (1.69%) Magento
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (1.69%) RMDS
5 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.86%) Data Mart
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.08%) Star Schema
8 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.39%) DB2
8 2 (3.39%) Informix
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.69%) ProC
5 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.47%) Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Front Office
5 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Advertising
6 2 (3.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) DBA
5 5 (8.47%) OBIEE Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) SOA Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) XML
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (11.86%) Middleware
4 4 (6.78%) SOAP
5 3 (5.08%) JMS
5 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) WSDL
5 3 (5.08%) XSD
5 3 (5.08%) XSLT
6 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) EDI
6 2 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) JDBC
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.08%) Minimum Viable Product
1 3 (5.08%) User Experience
1 3 (5.08%) Wiki
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.39%) Equities
2 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.39%) iSeries
2 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) TWAP
2 2 (3.39%) VWAP
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) AIX
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.64%) SOA
3 10 (16.95%) ERP
4 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.86%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) ETL
6 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.47%) CRM
7 5 (8.47%) Logistics
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Conflict Management
9 3 (5.08%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.08%) Time Management
9 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Jython
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.69%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Basel II
2 2 (3.39%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.69%) EMIR
3 1 (1.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Informatica
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) hybris
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) Cognos
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) JDA
6 2 (3.39%) Netezza
6 2 (3.39%) Siebel
6 2 (3.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.69%) CODA
7 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.69%) Reuters
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase
7 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.69%) webMethods
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