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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 129 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% - 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+18.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.41%
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
2288 1945 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 76.27% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1209 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (22.22%) Simpana
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) Netezza
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Korn
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) GAAP
2 1 (11.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (22.22%) Simpana
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Netezza
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) VMware