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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 80 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 30 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 2.04% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.94% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £29.50 £25.39
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +16.17%
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -13 7 £375 +11.11% 9
Staffordshire -1 5 £325 -3.70% 5
Solihull +1 3 £357 +8.03% 1
Coventry -3 3 £325 -27.77% 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 4
Worcestershire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) Retail
3 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.18%) .NET
4 20 (17.54%) Web Services
4 20 (17.54%) CMS
4 20 (17.54%) QA
4 20 (17.54%) iPad
5 17 (14.91%) C#
6 14 (12.28%) CRM
6 14 (12.28%) ATG
7 13 (11.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (11.40%) System Testing
7 13 (11.40%) Silverlight
8 12 (10.53%) UML
8 12 (10.53%) HTML
8 12 (10.53%) SOAP
9 11 (9.65%) OO
9 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.65%) WebSphere
9 11 (9.65%) RESTful
10 10 (8.77%) Magento
10 10 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (8.77%) jQuery
10 10 (8.77%) CSS
10 10 (8.77%) PHP
10 10 (8.77%) Internet
10 10 (8.77%) Content Management
11 9 (7.89%) Scrum
11 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (17.54%) CMS
2 11 (9.65%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.14%) JBoss
4 6 (5.26%) Apache
4 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Project
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.77%) Magento
3 2 (1.75%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) Extranet
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) VPN
3 3 (2.63%) Junos
4 2 (1.75%) Network Security
4 2 (1.75%) OSPF
4 2 (1.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 33 (28.95%) Retail
2 9 (7.89%) Marketing
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) Architect
3 20 (17.54%) Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (7.89%) CRM Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Magento Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.39%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.51%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) .NET
2 20 (17.54%) Web Services
3 13 (11.40%) Silverlight
4 12 (10.53%) SOAP
4 12 (10.53%) HTML
5 11 (9.65%) RESTful
6 10 (8.77%) CSS
6 10 (8.77%) jQuery
7 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.02%) Spring
9 7 (6.14%) Hibernate
9 7 (6.14%) J2EE
10 6 (5.26%) JDBC
10 6 (5.26%) JSP
10 6 (5.26%) Servlets
10 6 (5.26%) Struts
10 6 (5.26%) JMS
10 6 (5.26%) XML
10 6 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) iPad
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
5 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.75%) UNIX
1 2 (1.75%) Solaris
1 2 (1.75%) Linux
1 2 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.28%) CRM
3 13 (11.40%) System Testing
4 12 (10.53%) UML
5 11 (9.65%) OO
5 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.77%) Content Management
6 10 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (7.89%) Scrum
8 8 (7.02%) Project Management
9 7 (6.14%) Workflow
9 7 (6.14%) Web Development
9 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.26%) Load Testing
10 6 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 6 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.26%) B2C
11 5 (4.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (14.91%) C#
3 10 (8.77%) PHP
4 8 (7.02%) SQL
4 8 (7.02%) Java
5 2 (1.75%) Perl
5 2 (1.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.75%) Tcl
5 2 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.63%) CCNP
1 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (2.63%) CCSA
2 2 (1.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.54%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) ATG
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.14%) Endeca
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco
5 3 (2.63%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Juniper
5 3 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.75%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.75%) hybris
6 2 (1.75%) Mercator
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Demandware
7 1 (0.88%) Zend
7 1 (0.88%) Sun
7 1 (0.88%) Omniture
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