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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 48 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 82 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.17% 1.97% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 2.96% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +50.00%
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
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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 +17 29 £375 - 11
Warwickshire +10 22 £425 -5.55% 5
Staffordshire -3 6 £320 -3.03% 6
Shropshire - 5 £350 - 2
Coventry -9 2 - - 3
Worcestershire -11 2 - - 3
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (36.81%) Retail
2 35 (21.47%) ATG
3 34 (20.86%) .NET
3 34 (20.86%) UML
4 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
5 30 (18.40%) HTML
6 24 (14.72%) Web Services
7 23 (14.11%) CSS
8 22 (13.50%) Workflow
9 21 (12.88%) SQL
9 21 (12.88%) QA
9 21 (12.88%) iPad
10 20 (12.27%) Java
10 20 (12.27%) C#
11 19 (11.66%) CRM
12 17 (10.43%) PHP
12 17 (10.43%) Marketing
13 16 (9.82%) Magento
13 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
14 15 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (9.20%) Business Analysis
15 14 (8.59%) jQuery
15 14 (8.59%) Unit Testing
15 14 (8.59%) Oracle
16 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
16 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
16 13 (7.98%) System Testing
16 13 (7.98%) HTML5
16 13 (7.98%) Silverlight
16 13 (7.98%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (7.36%) CMS
2 10 (6.13%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.91%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.91%) Apache
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.84%) WordPress
6 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
7 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.61%) Maya
5 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.61%) InDesign
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Magento
2 13 (7.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.68%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.61%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.36%) Internet
2 5 (3.07%) Extranet
3 4 (2.45%) VPN
3 4 (2.45%) Firewall
4 3 (1.84%) Junos
5 2 (1.23%) Network Security
5 2 (1.23%) OSPF
5 2 (1.23%) BGP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.52%) MySQL
3 3 (1.84%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (36.81%) Retail
2 17 (10.43%) Marketing
3 10 (6.13%) Finance
4 5 (3.07%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (35.58%) Developer
2 47 (28.83%) Analyst
3 43 (26.38%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.88%) Architect
5 16 (9.82%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.59%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) CRM Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Magento Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.29%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.45%) Designer
12 4 (2.45%) CRM Architect
12 4 (2.45%) CRM Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.45%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.86%) .NET
2 30 (18.40%) HTML
3 24 (14.72%) Web Services
4 23 (14.11%) CSS
5 14 (8.59%) jQuery
6 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.98%) HTML5
6 13 (7.98%) Silverlight
7 12 (7.36%) SOAP
8 11 (6.75%) Struts
8 11 (6.75%) XML
8 11 (6.75%) XSLT
8 11 (6.75%) Spring
9 10 (6.13%) Ajax
10 9 (5.52%) RESTful
10 9 (5.52%) CSS3
11 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.91%) J2EE
11 8 (4.91%) JDBC
11 8 (4.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) iPad
2 12 (7.36%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.84%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.23%) WURFL
4 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) IVR
5 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.61%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.07%) Android
3 3 (1.84%) Windows
4 2 (1.23%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.23%) Solaris
4 2 (1.23%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.86%) UML
2 22 (13.50%) Workflow
3 19 (11.66%) CRM
4 15 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.20%) Business Analysis
5 14 (8.59%) Unit Testing
6 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.98%) System Testing
7 12 (7.36%) OO
7 12 (7.36%) Project Management
8 10 (6.13%) Content Management
8 10 (6.13%) Web Development
9 9 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.91%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.91%) Load Testing
10 8 (4.91%) Use Case
10 8 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (4.91%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
2 21 (12.88%) SQL
3 20 (12.27%) Java
3 20 (12.27%) C#
4 17 (10.43%) PHP
5 8 (4.91%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.23%) Tcl
6 2 (1.23%) VBScript
6 2 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) CCSA
2 3 (1.84%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (1.84%) CCNP
2 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) IIBA
4 1 (0.61%) CBAP
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (21.47%) ATG
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle
3 10 (6.13%) SAP
4 8 (4.91%) Endeca
4 8 (4.91%) JBoss
5 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.29%) hybris
6 6 (3.68%) JD Edwards
7 5 (3.07%) Adobe
8 4 (2.45%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.45%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.84%) Cisco
9 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.84%) Juniper
9 3 (1.84%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.23%) IBM
10 2 (1.23%) Mercator
11 1 (0.61%) Sony
11 1 (0.61%) Sun
11 1 (0.61%) Zend
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