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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 66 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 59 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 1.53% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.19% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 21
Average daily rate £350 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.88 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-40.31% -17.67%
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
2043 1505 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 69.84% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 869 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire +7 21 £338 +3.84% 4
Birmingham +4 16 £419 +15.51% 19
Coventry +2 9 £540 +51.04% 7
Warwickshire +1 1 £300 -11.11% 1
Walsall - 1 £320 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £320 -
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (39.81%) .NET
2 36 (33.33%) Retail
3 34 (31.48%) Finance
4 30 (27.78%) HTML
5 29 (26.85%) C#
5 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
5 29 (26.85%) CSS
6 27 (25.00%) SQL
7 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
8 21 (19.44%) VB.NET
9 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.67%) WinForms
10 18 (16.67%) HTML5
10 18 (16.67%) CSS3
11 17 (15.74%) High Availability
11 17 (15.74%) N-Tier
12 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.96%) XML
13 14 (12.96%) jQuery
14 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
14 13 (12.04%) Windows
14 13 (12.04%) SOA
15 12 (11.11%) Oracle
15 12 (11.11%) Project Management
15 12 (11.11%) CMS
16 11 (10.19%) MVC
17 10 (9.26%) hybris
18 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
18 9 (8.33%) IIS
18 9 (8.33%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 9 (8.33%) IIS
3 7 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.85%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.85%) Maya
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.93%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) DNS
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) SMTP
2 3 (2.78%) SSL
3 2 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) Ant
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 36 (33.33%) Retail
2 34 (31.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Games
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (35.19%) Developer
2 18 (16.67%) Architect
3 17 (15.74%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.19%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce Architect
8 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce Manager
8 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 7 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Flash Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.81%) .NET
2 30 (27.78%) HTML
3 29 (26.85%) CSS
4 18 (16.67%) CSS3
4 18 (16.67%) HTML5
4 18 (16.67%) WinForms
5 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.96%) jQuery
6 14 (12.96%) XML
7 6 (5.56%) J2EE
8 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.63%) Ajax
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.70%) Apache Flex
9 4 (3.70%) Flash
9 4 (3.70%) REST
9 4 (3.70%) SAP PI
9 4 (3.70%) Spring
9 4 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.56%) iPad
2 6 (5.56%) Online Games
2 6 (5.56%) User Experience
3 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.70%) EPoS
3 4 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.70%) SCADA
3 4 (3.70%) Social Media
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.74%) High Availability
3 13 (12.04%) SOA
4 12 (11.11%) Project Management
5 11 (10.19%) MVC
6 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 9 (8.33%) Web Development
7 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.48%) Content Management
8 7 (6.48%) CRM
8 7 (6.48%) Low Latency
8 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.48%) Scrum
9 6 (5.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 6 (5.56%) Migration
10 5 (4.63%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.85%) C#
2 27 (25.00%) SQL
3 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) VB.NET
5 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.33%) VB
7 8 (7.41%) Java
7 8 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.56%) ActionScript
8 6 (5.56%) VB6
9 4 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (2.78%) VBScript
11 2 (1.85%) C
11 2 (1.85%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) PHP
11 2 (1.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) AWK
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle
2 10 (9.26%) hybris
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.48%) ATG
5 5 (4.63%) IBM
5 5 (4.63%) Lotus
6 4 (3.70%) Adobe
6 4 (3.70%) FatWire
6 4 (3.70%) Guidewire
6 4 (3.70%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.70%) Pega
6 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.85%) Citrix
7 2 (1.85%) Dell
7 2 (1.85%) Demandware
7 2 (1.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.93%) Avaya
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
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