The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce 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-Commerce over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 65 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 50 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.21% 2.13% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.00% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 36
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.76%
E-Commerce
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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
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-Commerce across the West Midlands region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
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-Commerce across the West Midlands region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
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-Commerce within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +3 15 £325 +8.33% 21
Coventry - 9 £358 - 10
Staffordshire -9 7 £328 -8.39% 14
Warwickshire -1 6 £325 -21.68% 9
Shropshire -3 5 £295 -21.33%
Solihull +7 2 £340 +7.08% 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 5
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce.

1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 24 (25.00%) C#
2 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
5 16 (16.67%) Retail
6 15 (15.63%) CMS
6 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
8 12 (12.50%) MySQL
8 12 (12.50%) PHP
8 12 (12.50%) OO
8 12 (12.50%) Magento
9 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (11.46%) Web Services
9 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
9 11 (11.46%) HTML
9 11 (11.46%) CSS
9 11 (11.46%) Finance
10 10 (10.42%) Marketing
11 9 (9.38%) Project Management
12 8 (8.33%) MVC
12 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.33%) Scrum
12 8 (8.33%) Web Development
13 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (7.29%) Content Management
13 7 (7.29%) jQuery
13 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (7.29%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.63%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.13%) WordPress
3 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.04%) JBoss
4 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Project
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Magento
2 3 (3.13%) CA PPM
2 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.08%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (1.04%) Fredhopper
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) LAN
1 1 (1.04%) WAN
1 1 (1.04%) DHCP
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Moq
3 1 (1.04%) Hudson
3 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (16.67%) Retail
2 11 (11.46%) Finance
3 10 (10.42%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Architect
4 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.42%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.29%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Magento Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Designer
9 4 (4.17%) UX Designer
10 3 (3.13%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.46%) CSS
3 11 (11.46%) Web Services
3 11 (11.46%) HTML
3 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (7.29%) jQuery
4 7 (7.29%) SOAP
5 6 (6.25%) HTML5
6 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 5 (5.21%) CSS3
6 5 (5.21%) Middleware
7 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (4.17%) RESTful
8 3 (3.13%) WCF
8 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.13%) REST
8 3 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 6 (6.25%) User Experience
2 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Open Source
2 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.04%) Wiki
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.04%) UNIX
2 1 (1.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.50%) OO
3 9 (9.38%) Project Management
4 8 (8.33%) MVC
4 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.33%) Scrum
4 8 (8.33%) Web Development
5 7 (7.29%) Analytics
5 7 (7.29%) Content Management
6 6 (6.25%) UML
7 5 (5.21%) OO PHP
8 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.17%) TDD
8 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.13%) Use Case
9 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.13%) User Stories
9 3 (3.13%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) C#
2 18 (18.75%) SQL
3 12 (12.50%) PHP
4 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (2.08%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) VCP4
2 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) Adobe
4 3 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.13%) Omniture
4 3 (3.13%) Google
4 3 (3.13%) Akamai
5 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.08%) hybris
5 2 (2.08%) Endeca
5 2 (2.08%) ATG
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) webMethods
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Demandware
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £210.00 per day
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QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Fruugo.com Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
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