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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 21 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.47% 4.08% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 5.00% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -17.91%
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
158 120 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.22% 81.63% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 49
Average daily rate £475 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) iPad
2 8 (80.00%) B2C
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) ATG
4 5 (50.00%) CMS
5 4 (40.00%) Supply Chain Transformation
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) B2B
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) JDA
7 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce Architect
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Web Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) iPad
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) B2C
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Supply Chain Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) ATG
3 2 (20.00%) JDA