The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 18 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.35% - 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 140 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.81% 66.35% 54.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 72
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
E-Commerce
England

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 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) ATG
2 6 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Data Conversion
4 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 4 (33.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) hybris
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) ATG
2 1 (8.33%) hybris