The first table below looks at the demand for Magento skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 50 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Magento 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.05% 1.65% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
87 121 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.55% 19.97% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 23
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Magento
West Midlands

Magento
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Magento across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Magento Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Magento
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Magento across the Birmingham region.

Magento Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Magento also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Magento.

1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) WordPress
6 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) MySQL
7 7 (35.00%) Adobe
7 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (35.00%) HTML5
7 7 (35.00%) CSS3
8 6 (30.00%) SEO
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (25.00%) Sass
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (20.00%) CMS
11 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
11 3 (15.00%) OO
11 3 (15.00%) Drupal
12 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
12 2 (10.00%) Open Source
12 2 (10.00%) CRM
12 2 (10.00%) Marketing
12 2 (10.00%) Content Management
12 2 (10.00%) SAP
12 2 (10.00%) Oracle

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Magento also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Magento. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) WordPress
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal
4 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Magento Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 5 (25.00%) Sass
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) Yii
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Document Management
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) B2B
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) User Experience Design
7 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (10.00%) Sony
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP