The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 128 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing E-business 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.049% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £500 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00
E-business
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2330 2042 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.87% 75.83% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1228 942
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 103 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
E-business
England

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for E-business.

1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (20.00%) Simpana
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) CommVault
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) SLA

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Korn
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GAAP
2 1 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (20.00%) Simpana
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) CommVault
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Netezza
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
2 2 (20.00%) VMware