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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 5 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 26 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.27% 2.78% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.98% 4.27% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
E-Commerce
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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
137 117 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.90% 65.00% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 33 (76.74%) Retail
2 32 (74.42%) ATG
3 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (53.49%) Workflow
4 23 (53.49%) UML
5 16 (37.21%) iPad
6 14 (32.56%) B2C
7 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
8 9 (20.93%) Web Services
9 8 (18.60%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) XSLT
9 8 (18.60%) Java
9 8 (18.60%) JBoss
9 8 (18.60%) Apache
9 8 (18.60%) J2EE
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle
9 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
9 8 (18.60%) JDBC
9 8 (18.60%) JSP
9 8 (18.60%) Servlets
9 8 (18.60%) SOAP
9 8 (18.60%) Struts
9 8 (18.60%) Internet
9 8 (18.60%) JMX
9 8 (18.60%) JMS
9 8 (18.60%) CMS
9 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
9 8 (18.60%) QA
9 8 (18.60%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.60%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) OpenROAD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
General
1 33 (76.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Business Analyst
1 33 (76.74%) Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Business Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) OpenROAD Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) XML
2 8 (18.60%) XSLT
2 8 (18.60%) J2EE
2 8 (18.60%) JDBC
2 8 (18.60%) JSP
2 8 (18.60%) Servlets
2 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 8 (18.60%) Struts
2 8 (18.60%) JMX
2 8 (18.60%) JMS
2 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) iPad
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Workflow
2 23 (53.49%) UML
3 14 (32.56%) B2C
4 8 (18.60%) Content Management
4 8 (18.60%) Load Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
4 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Use Case
6 6 (13.95%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (13.95%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) ATG
2 8 (18.60%) JBoss
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Endeca
3 7 (16.28%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) IBM