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 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)
UK
Rank 551 564 557
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing E-business 42 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £595 £525
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
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

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-business in the UK

E-business
Top 21 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 25 March 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 -1 40 £450 - 13
London +16 15 £450 - 7
South East +19 9 £438 -7.89% 1
East of England +4 7 £463 - 2
Hampshire +13 6 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands +12 5 £413 +9.27% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £463 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £406 - 1
Havant -2 3 £450 -
Leeds - 3 £488 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £488 -
Yorkshire - 3 £488 -
Berkshire +22 2 £370 -26.18%
City of London 0 2 £413 -8.33% 1
Bedfordshire -1 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Atherstone - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for E-business.

1 62 (62.63%) Oracle
2 29 (29.29%) Finance
3 25 (25.25%) SQL
4 24 (24.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (19.19%) SOA
6 18 (18.18%) ERP
7 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (16.16%) Oracle Database
8 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.14%) TDD
9 14 (14.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (13.13%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
12 11 (11.11%) CRM
12 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
12 11 (11.11%) XML
12 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.10%) Middleware
13 10 (10.10%) ETL
13 10 (10.10%) Retail
13 10 (10.10%) QA
13 10 (10.10%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (10.10%) Process Improvement
14 9 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
14 9 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (9.09%) Linux
14 9 (9.09%) XSD
15 8 (8.08%) Project Management

E-business
Top Related 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 14 (14.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.03%) Confluence
4 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.02%) SAS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Project
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (6.06%) FastStats
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (4.04%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
1 1 (1.01%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Network Security
2 3 (3.03%) SSL
3 2 (2.02%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (2.02%) SNMP
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.05%) Data Mart
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.02%) DB2
9 2 (2.02%) Informix
9 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Selenium
1 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 5 (5.05%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.01%) ProC
5 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.05%) Banking
5 4 (4.04%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.03%) Back Office
6 3 (3.03%) Front Office
6 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Advertising
7 2 (2.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Local Government
8 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Consultant
2 18 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
3 14 (14.14%) Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) DBA
6 9 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (7.07%) E-Business Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Tester
9 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) E-Business Manager
10 4 (4.04%) ETL Tester
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (11.11%) XML
3 10 (10.10%) Middleware
4 9 (9.09%) XSD
5 5 (5.05%) JMS
5 5 (5.05%) SOAP
6 4 (4.04%) J2EE
7 3 (3.03%) HTML
7 3 (3.03%) JSP
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (3.03%) Spring
7 3 (3.03%) Web Services
7 3 (3.03%) WSDL
7 3 (3.03%) XSLT
8 2 (2.02%) Ajax
8 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.02%) Java RMI
8 2 (2.02%) JavaBeans
8 2 (2.02%) JSTL
8 2 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Replication
3 4 (4.04%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Wiki
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) Equities
5 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.02%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.02%) TWAP
5 2 (2.02%) VWAP
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) AIX
3 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) SOA
2 18 (18.18%) ERP
3 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.14%) TDD
6 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.11%) CRM
8 10 (10.10%) ETL
8 10 (10.10%) Process Improvement
9 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.08%) Project Management
11 7 (7.07%) Migration
11 7 (7.07%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (6.06%) Automation Testing
12 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.06%) SDLC
12 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.05%) Internal Audit
13 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.01%) Korn
6 1 (1.01%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) Basel II
2 2 (2.02%) PMO
3 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.01%) EMIR
3 1 (1.01%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.01%) MOM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (62.63%) Oracle
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.06%) HP
3 6 (6.06%) Siebel
4 5 (5.05%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.04%) Cognos
5 4 (4.04%) hybris
5 4 (4.04%) Informatica
5 4 (4.04%) JDA
5 4 (4.04%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Dell
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Netezza
6 2 (2.02%) Teradata
7 1 (1.01%) CODA
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) Reuters
7 1 (1.01%) Sybase
7 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
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