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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 50 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 83 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.23% 1.85% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 2.70% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
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
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 31 £350 -6.66% 13
Warwickshire +6 15 - - 7
Coventry +4 9 £338 - 4
Shropshire - 7 £350 - 7
Staffordshire -5 4 £310 -6.06% 5
Worcestershire -10 4 £250 -26.90% 4
Solihull - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.52%) Retail
3 38 (22.62%) .NET
4 34 (20.24%) ATG
5 32 (19.05%) UML
6 29 (17.26%) JavaScript
7 28 (16.67%) HTML
8 23 (13.69%) Web Services
9 22 (13.10%) C#
9 22 (13.10%) CSS
10 21 (12.50%) PHP
10 21 (12.50%) SQL
10 21 (12.50%) Workflow
10 21 (12.50%) QA
10 21 (12.50%) iPad
11 20 (11.90%) Magento
11 20 (11.90%) CMS
11 20 (11.90%) CRM
12 19 (11.31%) Java
13 18 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 16 (9.52%) OO
14 16 (9.52%) Marketing
15 15 (8.93%) SOAP
16 14 (8.33%) Oracle
16 14 (8.33%) Unit Testing
16 14 (8.33%) Business Analysis
17 13 (7.74%) Silverlight
17 13 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (7.74%) System Testing
17 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (11.90%) CMS
2 10 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.76%) Apache
3 8 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.19%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) Node.js
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project
3 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.60%) Maya
5 1 (0.60%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (11.90%) Magento
2 13 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (2.38%) Firewall
2 4 (2.38%) VPN
2 4 (2.38%) Extranet
3 3 (1.79%) Junos
4 2 (1.19%) OSPF
4 2 (1.19%) BGP
4 2 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) MySQL
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (34.52%) Retail
2 16 (9.52%) Marketing
3 11 (6.55%) Finance
4 5 (2.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (34.52%) Developer
2 45 (26.79%) Analyst
3 41 (24.40%) Business Analyst
4 25 (14.88%) Architect
5 17 (10.12%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.74%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.74%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.55%) Magento Developer
7 11 (6.55%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (5.36%) CRM Developer
8 9 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (2.98%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.38%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.38%) Development Team Leader
13 4 (2.38%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (2.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.62%) .NET
2 28 (16.67%) HTML
3 23 (13.69%) Web Services
4 22 (13.10%) CSS
5 15 (8.93%) SOAP
6 13 (7.74%) Silverlight
7 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.14%) RESTful
7 12 (7.14%) HTML5
7 12 (7.14%) jQuery
8 11 (6.55%) XML
8 11 (6.55%) XSLT
9 10 (5.95%) Struts
9 10 (5.95%) Spring
10 9 (5.36%) Ajax
11 8 (4.76%) J2EE
11 8 (4.76%) JDBC
11 8 (4.76%) JSP
11 8 (4.76%) Servlets
11 8 (4.76%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) iPad
2 11 (6.55%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.17%) User Experience
4 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.19%) Clustering
5 2 (1.19%) WURFL
5 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.79%) Android
3 2 (1.19%) UNIX
3 2 (1.19%) Windows
3 2 (1.19%) Solaris
3 2 (1.19%) Linux
3 2 (1.19%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.05%) UML
3 21 (12.50%) Workflow
4 20 (11.90%) CRM
5 16 (9.52%) OO
6 14 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 14 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.74%) System Testing
7 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2
8 12 (7.14%) Project Management
8 12 (7.14%) Content Management
9 11 (6.55%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (5.95%) Web Development
11 9 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.76%) B2C
12 8 (4.76%) Scrum
12 8 (4.76%) Software Architecture
12 8 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.26%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.10%) C#
3 21 (12.50%) PHP
3 21 (12.50%) SQL
4 19 (11.31%) Java
5 8 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.19%) Perl
6 2 (1.19%) VBScript
6 2 (1.19%) Tcl
7 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (1.79%) CCNP
2 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.79%) CCSA
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) ATG
2 14 (8.33%) Oracle
3 10 (5.95%) SAP
4 9 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.76%) JBoss
5 8 (4.76%) Endeca
6 6 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.57%) hybris
7 4 (2.38%) Adobe
7 4 (2.38%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.38%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.79%) Juniper
8 3 (1.79%) Cisco
8 3 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.19%) Mercator
9 2 (1.19%) IBM
9 2 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.60%) Zend
10 1 (0.60%) Sun
Shropshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Shropshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago