The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Magento
Rank 55 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Magento 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.27% -
As % of the Business Applications category 3.96% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Magento
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
101 92 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.74% 12.30% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 48
Average daily rate £403 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Magento across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Magento Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Magento
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Magento Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Demandware
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) hybris
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Telnet
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Magento Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
1 1 (14.29%) hybris
1 1 (14.29%) Demandware