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 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
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 18 4 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 5 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.76% 15.73% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 22.05% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£389 £338 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -48.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £18.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+76.15% -37.08%
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
142 127 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.45% 71.35% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 65
Average daily rate £500 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £207 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £106.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
4 8 (38.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
4 8 (38.10%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (33.33%) Jasmine
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) RavenDB
6 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
6 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 3 (14.29%) Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) Endeca
8 2 (9.52%) Selenium
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
1 8 (38.10%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 5 (23.81%) RavenDB
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Change Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Social Media
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) MapReduce
6 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) B2C
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) RPG
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Endeca
2 1 (4.76%) Demandware
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com