The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 7 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 27 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.27% 5.36% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.71% 8.45% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 9
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£420 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 71 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.53% 63.39% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 47 48
Average daily rate £375 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.70 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £34.70
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 Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Staffordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Staffordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +3 9 £420 +27.27% 2
Tamworth - 2 £413 -
Stafford - 1 £238 -
E-Commerce
West Midlands

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) .NET
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 16 (37.21%) N-Tier
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
8 10 (23.26%) C#
8 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
9 9 (20.93%) CSS3
10 8 (18.60%) WinForms
10 8 (18.60%) SOA
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) Games
11 7 (16.28%) Web Development
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (16.28%) SDLC
12 6 (13.95%) QA
12 6 (13.95%) Project Management
12 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
13 5 (11.63%) Migration
13 5 (11.63%) Retail
13 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.63%) Degree
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (11.63%) Line Management
13 5 (11.63%) Mentoring

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) OLTP
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Games
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Team Leader
3 9 (20.93%) .NET Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (13.95%) Software Development Team Leader
5 6 (13.95%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (9.30%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) HTML5
5 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.93%) CSS3
7 8 (18.60%) WinForms
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.98%) jQuery
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) XML
10 1 (2.33%) XSD
10 1 (2.33%) XSLT
10 1 (2.33%) Flash
10 1 (2.33%) JSON
10 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Online Games
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
1 4 (9.30%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) SOA
2 7 (16.28%) Web Development
2 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
2 7 (16.28%) SDLC
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.63%) Line Management
4 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.63%) Coaching
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
5 4 (9.30%) Low Latency
5 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.30%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
4 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) VB6
7 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.33%) Lingo
8 1 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Symbian
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Remedy
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe