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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 8 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 21 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.69% 5.75% 11.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.58% 8.06% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 12
Average daily rate £338 £325 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £334 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.88 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-40.31% -17.67%
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
113 62 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.02% 71.26% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 11 £335 +9.83% 1
Tamworth -2 1 £450 +40.62%
Cannock - 1 £325 -
Stafford - 1 £385 - 2
E-Commerce
West Midlands

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) Finance
3 21 (56.76%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
5 19 (51.35%) C#
6 17 (45.95%) VB.NET
6 17 (45.95%) N-Tier
6 17 (45.95%) High Availability
7 15 (40.54%) CSS
7 15 (40.54%) HTML
7 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
7 15 (40.54%) WinForms
8 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
8 10 (27.03%) CSS3
8 10 (27.03%) HTML5
9 9 (24.32%) VB
10 8 (21.62%) SOA
10 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) TypeScript
10 8 (21.62%) Web Development
10 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Low Latency
12 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
12 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) Online Games
12 6 (16.22%) RDBMS

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) OLTP
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Flash Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Project Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) CSS
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) WinForms
3 10 (27.03%) CSS3
3 10 (27.03%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) Apache Flex
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) Flash
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) N-Tier
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Online Games
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) High Availability
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
2 8 (21.62%) SOA
2 8 (21.62%) Web Development
3 7 (18.92%) Low Latency
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.70%) ERP
8 1 (2.70%) ETL
8 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) C#
3 17 (45.95%) VB.NET
4 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
6 9 (24.32%) VB
7 8 (21.62%) TypeScript
8 6 (16.22%) ActionScript
8 6 (16.22%) VB6
9 4 (10.81%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (5.41%) C
10 2 (5.41%) C++
11 1 (2.70%) Go
11 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Avaya
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Mitel