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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 131 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £483 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2254 2031 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.46% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1118 1000
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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
Solihull - 3 - -
E-business
England

E-business
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) JDA
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) General Ledger

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 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) E-Business Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) JDA