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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 49 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 78 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.99% 2.66% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.79% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 30
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -
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
1869 1557 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.58% 70.14% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 804 626
Average daily rate £385 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 +6 27 £369 +34.09% 10
Coventry +10 16 £454 +39.61% 4
Staffordshire -6 12 £333 -10.28% 11
Warwickshire +1 8 £338 +3.84% 5
Shropshire - 5 £295 - 1
Solihull +2 2 £340 +7.08% 7
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 42 (39.62%) .NET
2 22 (20.75%) Retail
3 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.92%) C#
4 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
4 19 (17.92%) CSS
5 18 (16.98%) HTML
5 18 (16.98%) SQL
6 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.15%) Middleware
7 15 (14.15%) Marketing
8 14 (13.21%) Finance
8 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.21%) Web Services
9 13 (12.26%) MySQL
9 13 (12.26%) Asset Management
9 13 (12.26%) User Experience
10 12 (11.32%) Analytics
10 12 (11.32%) Degree
10 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.43%) jQuery
13 9 (8.49%) Content Management
13 9 (8.49%) MVC
13 9 (8.49%) Oracle
13 9 (8.49%) PHP
13 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.55%) Project Management
14 8 (7.55%) SEO
14 8 (7.55%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 4 (3.77%) WordPress
3 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.94%) Drupal
4 1 (0.94%) Mule
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.89%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Magento
2 4 (3.77%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.83%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.89%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.89%) Joyent
1 2 (1.89%) IaaS
1 2 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
2 1 (0.94%) DHCP
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) MySQL
3 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.94%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.94%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.94%) XMLUnit
3 1 (0.94%) Moq
3 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 22 (20.75%) Retail
2 15 (14.15%) Marketing
3 14 (13.21%) Finance
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) German Language
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) Analyst
3 18 (16.98%) Architect
3 18 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.15%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.60%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.66%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Digital Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (3.77%) UX Designer
10 4 (3.77%) Designer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (39.62%) .NET
2 19 (17.92%) CSS
3 18 (16.98%) HTML
4 15 (14.15%) Middleware
5 14 (13.21%) Web Services
6 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.43%) jQuery
8 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.60%) HTML5
9 6 (5.66%) CSS3
9 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.72%) SOAP
10 5 (4.72%) REST
10 5 (4.72%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (3.77%) WCF
12 3 (2.83%) Entity Framework
12 3 (2.83%) Spring
12 3 (2.83%) Ajax
12 3 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) User Experience
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.77%) Open Source
5 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) EPoS
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.94%) Wiki
6 1 (0.94%) EMV
6 1 (0.94%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) UNIX
2 2 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.26%) Asset Management
3 12 (11.32%) Analytics
4 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.49%) MVC
5 9 (8.49%) Content Management
6 8 (7.55%) SEO
6 8 (7.55%) Project Management
6 8 (7.55%) Web Development
7 7 (6.60%) Online Marketing
8 6 (5.66%) Pay per click
8 6 (5.66%) Web Design
8 6 (5.66%) TDD
8 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.72%) Scrum
9 5 (4.72%) ETL
9 5 (4.72%) OO
9 5 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (4.72%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) C#
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.49%) PHP
5 5 (4.72%) Java
6 4 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.89%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.94%) Lingo
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
1 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Google
4 5 (4.72%) Adobe
4 5 (4.72%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.77%) Akamai
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix
6 3 (2.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.89%) Omniture
7 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.89%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.89%) Remedy
7 2 (1.89%) EMC
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) ATG
8 1 (0.94%) webMethods
8 1 (0.94%) hybris
8 1 (0.94%) Endeca
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