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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 15 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.73% 5.08% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 6.98% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £29.50 £25.39
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +16.17%
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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
99 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.89% 72.88% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 59
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (58.06%) Retail
2 16 (51.61%) ATG
3 14 (45.16%) iPad
4 12 (38.71%) B2C
5 10 (32.26%) UML
6 9 (29.03%) Workflow
6 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.81%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) Struts
8 7 (22.58%) JDBC
8 7 (22.58%) JSP
8 7 (22.58%) Servlets
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) J2EE
8 7 (22.58%) Content Management
8 7 (22.58%) Endeca
8 7 (22.58%) hybris
9 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (19.35%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (19.35%) User Experience
9 6 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) Spring
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 6 (19.35%) QA
9 6 (19.35%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (58.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Business Analyst
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) Struts
2 7 (22.58%) J2EE
2 7 (22.58%) JDBC
2 7 (22.58%) JSP
2 7 (22.58%) Servlets
3 6 (19.35%) SOAP
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) XSLT
3 6 (19.35%) JMS
3 6 (19.35%) JMX
3 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
3 6 (19.35%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) iPad
2 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) B2C
3 10 (32.26%) UML
4 9 (29.03%) Workflow
5 7 (22.58%) Content Management
6 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Use Case
6 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
6 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) CRM
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (19.35%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) ATG
2 7 (22.58%) Endeca
2 7 (22.58%) hybris
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) SAP