The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 43 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 83 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.40% 2.08% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 3.13% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £417 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% -14.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1780 1309 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.01% 66.48% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 662 734
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 56 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
E-Commerce
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +16 26 £375 - 10
Warwickshire +19 25 £425 +17.24% 5
Staffordshire -1 8 £373 +14.61% 10
Coventry -13 3 - - 4
Shropshire - 3 £400 -
Solihull +4 2 £375 +38.88% 2
West Bromwich - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (33.54%) Retail
2 35 (22.15%) HTML
2 35 (22.15%) .NET
2 35 (22.15%) UML
3 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.99%) ATG
5 28 (17.72%) CSS
6 24 (15.19%) SQL
7 23 (14.56%) PHP
7 23 (14.56%) Marketing
8 22 (13.92%) Magento
9 21 (13.29%) C#
10 20 (12.66%) Web Services
10 20 (12.66%) Workflow
11 19 (12.03%) Java
11 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
12 18 (11.39%) jQuery
12 18 (11.39%) HTML5
13 17 (10.76%) OO
14 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET
14 16 (10.13%) Web Development
15 15 (9.49%) Business Analysis
15 15 (9.49%) PRINCE2
16 14 (8.86%) MySQL
16 14 (8.86%) N-Tier
16 14 (8.86%) Degree
16 14 (8.86%) CSS3
17 13 (8.23%) Oracle
18 12 (7.59%) CRM
18 12 (7.59%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (6.96%) CMS
2 9 (5.70%) WordPress
3 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.80%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.27%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.63%) Maya
6 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.63%) MS Office
6 1 (0.63%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (13.92%) Magento
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) Extranet
3 4 (2.53%) VPN
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 3 (1.90%) Junos
5 2 (1.27%) Network Security
5 2 (1.27%) OSPF
5 2 (1.27%) BGP
6 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) MySQL
3 3 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (33.54%) Retail
2 23 (14.56%) Marketing
3 12 (7.59%) Finance
4 5 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (37.97%) Developer
2 42 (26.58%) Analyst
3 40 (25.32%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.86%) Web Developer
6 13 (8.23%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (5.06%) Magento Developer
8 7 (4.43%) Digital Architect
8 7 (4.43%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 6 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.16%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Consultant
11 4 (2.53%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.53%) Firewall Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.15%) HTML
1 35 (22.15%) .NET
2 28 (17.72%) CSS
3 20 (12.66%) Web Services
4 18 (11.39%) jQuery
4 18 (11.39%) HTML5
5 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET
6 14 (8.86%) CSS3
7 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 9 (5.70%) Struts
9 9 (5.70%) XML
9 9 (5.70%) XSLT
9 9 (5.70%) Spring
9 9 (5.70%) Ajax
10 8 (5.06%) SOAP
11 6 (3.80%) JDBC
11 6 (3.80%) JSP
11 6 (3.80%) Servlets
11 6 (3.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.96%) iPad
3 5 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.27%) Clustering
4 2 (1.27%) WURFL
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.63%) Open Source
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.63%) Economics
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.16%) Android
3 3 (1.90%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.27%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (1.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.15%) UML
2 20 (12.66%) Workflow
3 17 (10.76%) OO
4 16 (10.13%) Web Development
5 15 (9.49%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.49%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.59%) Content Management
6 12 (7.59%) CRM
6 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.96%) Project Management
8 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.06%) Use Case
8 8 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (5.06%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.43%) SOA
9 7 (4.43%) SEO
10 6 (3.80%) Web Analytics
10 6 (3.80%) MVC
10 6 (3.80%) B2C
10 6 (3.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 24 (15.19%) SQL
3 23 (14.56%) PHP
4 21 (13.29%) C#
5 19 (12.03%) Java
6 6 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) Tcl
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) PHP5
9 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) VB
9 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (1.90%) CCSA
2 3 (1.90%) CCNP
2 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) IIBA
4 1 (0.63%) CBAP
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (18.99%) ATG
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 11 (6.96%) Adobe
4 10 (6.33%) hybris
5 9 (5.70%) SAP
6 7 (4.43%) JD Edwards
7 6 (3.80%) Endeca
7 6 (3.80%) JBoss
7 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.53%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.90%) Sony
9 3 (1.90%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.90%) Juniper
9 3 (1.90%) Cisco
10 2 (1.27%) IBM
10 2 (1.27%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.63%) Sun
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