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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 101 109
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.071% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £376 £415
% change year-on-year
+14.95% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1658 1402 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.65% 68.86% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 784 700
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 63 130
Average hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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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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
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Birmingham - - - -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-business 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-business.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle FAH

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-business 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-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica Developer
1 2 (66.67%) OBIEE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) OBIEE Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica