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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 51 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 86 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.17% 2.92% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 4.15% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -3.44%
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
1961 1661 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.36% 70.26% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 861 636
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 91 113
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 31 £325 +18.18% 13
Coventry +20 18 £413 +32.00% 6
Staffordshire -7 16 £333 -16.87% 6
Warwickshire -2 6 £375 +15.38% 9
Shropshire - 5 £295 - 1
Solihull +3 2 £340 +4.61% 5
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (36.84%) .NET
2 27 (23.68%) Retail
3 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 20 (17.54%) C#
4 20 (17.54%) CSS
5 19 (16.67%) HTML
6 18 (15.79%) SQL
6 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.16%) Middleware
7 15 (13.16%) MySQL
7 15 (13.16%) Marketing
8 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (12.28%) Web Services
8 14 (12.28%) Finance
9 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
9 13 (11.40%) Degree
9 13 (11.40%) User Experience
10 12 (10.53%) Analytics
10 12 (10.53%) PHP
10 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.77%) Content Management
13 9 (7.89%) jQuery
13 9 (7.89%) MVC
13 9 (7.89%) Oracle
13 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.02%) Photoshop
14 8 (7.02%) SEO
15 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (5.26%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) WordPress
3 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.75%) Drupal
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) Mule
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.39%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.75%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) MS Project
5 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Magento
2 4 (3.51%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.63%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.88%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.75%) Joyent
1 2 (1.75%) IaaS
1 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Internet
1 3 (2.63%) Extranet
1 3 (2.63%) VPN
1 3 (2.63%) Firewall
1 3 (2.63%) Junos
2 2 (1.75%) SAN
2 2 (1.75%) Network Security
2 2 (1.75%) OSPF
2 2 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) MySQL
3 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.75%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.88%) XMLUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Moq
3 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 27 (23.68%) Retail
2 15 (13.16%) Marketing
3 14 (12.28%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Back Office
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Developer
2 21 (18.42%) Analyst
3 19 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 18 (15.79%) Architect
5 17 (14.91%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.02%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.14%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Designer
10 5 (4.39%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (3.51%) UX Designer
11 4 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.84%) .NET
2 20 (17.54%) CSS
3 19 (16.67%) HTML
4 15 (13.16%) Middleware
5 14 (12.28%) Web Services
6 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.89%) jQuery
8 7 (6.14%) HTML5
8 7 (6.14%) CSS3
8 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.26%) SOAP
9 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.26%) REST
10 5 (4.39%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (4.39%) WCF
11 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.63%) Entity Framework
12 3 (2.63%) Ajax
12 3 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) User Experience
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) Clustering
4 6 (5.26%) Open Source
5 5 (4.39%) EPoS
6 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) EMV
9 1 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.88%) Wiki
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) UNIX
3 3 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
3 12 (10.53%) Analytics
4 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.77%) Content Management
6 9 (7.89%) MVC
7 8 (7.02%) SEO
8 7 (6.14%) Web Design
8 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.14%) Project Management
8 7 (6.14%) Online Marketing
9 6 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) Pay per click
9 6 (5.26%) Web Development
10 5 (4.39%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.39%) Information Architecture
10 5 (4.39%) ETL
10 5 (4.39%) Scrum
10 5 (4.39%) TDD
10 5 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) C#
2 18 (15.79%) SQL
3 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (3.51%) Ruby
6 3 (2.63%) Perl
6 3 (2.63%) Java
7 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.75%) Tcl
8 1 (0.88%) Lingo
8 1 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) CCSA
2 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (1.75%) PMP
3 2 (1.75%) CCNP
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
1 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Google
4 5 (4.39%) Adobe
4 5 (4.39%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco
5 4 (3.51%) Akamai
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix
6 3 (2.63%) Juniper
6 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.75%) Omniture
7 2 (1.75%) EMC
7 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) ATG
8 1 (0.88%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) hybris
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