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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 111 116 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing E-business 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.16% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£400 £565 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.20% +151.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -
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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £400 -
Solihull - 1 - -
E-business
England

E-business
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (66.67%) WebCenter
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (16.67%) Magento
5 1 (16.67%) hybris
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Demandware
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (16.67%) EPoS
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) TeamSite

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) WebCenter Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Demandware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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