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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 12 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.07% 2.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 3.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-40.51% -4.91%
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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
94 129 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.12% 73.30% 58.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 54
Average daily rate £417 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 9 (45.00%) ATG
3 7 (35.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) Workflow
4 6 (30.00%) iPad
5 4 (20.00%) hybris
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) B2C
5 4 (20.00%) JSP
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) JDBC
6 3 (15.00%) Servlets
6 3 (15.00%) Struts
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Endeca
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JSP
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) JDBC
2 3 (15.00%) Servlets
2 3 (15.00%) Struts
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) JMX
3 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) EJB
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) B2C
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) ATG
2 4 (20.00%) hybris
3 3 (15.00%) Endeca
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe