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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £431 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire -4 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) JDA
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Netezza
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management

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 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mart
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Informix
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) E-Business Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata Architect
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) JDA
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Netezza
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Teradata