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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing E-business 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £385 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £453
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.20%
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
1906 2121 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.86% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1205 921
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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
Birmingham - 4 £406 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 £450 -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mart
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JDA
3 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Netezza
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project 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 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Mart
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Informix
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) OBIEE Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) E-Business Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) JDA
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) Netezza
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata