The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 17 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.31% 3.65% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 5.32% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £220 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £20.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -30.17%
E-Commerce
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 94 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.54% 68.61% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 49
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £228 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing E-Commerce 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 E-Commerce.

1 12 (63.16%) B2C
1 12 (63.16%) Retail
2 8 (42.11%) Endeca
2 8 (42.11%) iPad
3 7 (36.84%) User Experience
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
4 6 (31.58%) Taxonomies
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
5 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
5 5 (26.32%) ATG
5 5 (26.32%) CMS
5 5 (26.32%) B2B
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) Fredhopper
6 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing E-Commerce 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 E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Fredhopper
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
1 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 12 (63.16%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce Architect
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Web Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Product Owner
3 4 (21.05%) Product Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) iPad
2 7 (36.84%) User Experience
3 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) B2C
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
3 5 (26.32%) B2B
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Endeca
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) ATG
4 1 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (5.26%) Rally