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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 81 73 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 27 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.70% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.43% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 43
Average daily rate
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£328 £341 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £480 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-35.34% -4.91%
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
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 29 January 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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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 -4 6 £375 +15.38% 10
Coventry +3 4 £404 -10.27% 6
Warwickshire -3 4 £338 -18.67% 4
Staffordshire -5 3 £325 -4.76% 8
Shropshire -10 1 £295 -21.33%
Brierley Hill - - - -
Solihull - - - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 4
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) .NET
3 19 (20.00%) Retail
4 18 (18.95%) C#
5 16 (16.84%) CMS
6 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
6 12 (12.63%) Web Services
6 12 (12.63%) QA
7 11 (11.58%) iPad
7 11 (11.58%) SQL
7 11 (11.58%) OO
8 10 (10.53%) PHP
8 10 (10.53%) Scrum
8 10 (10.53%) Marketing
8 10 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (10.53%) Magento
8 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
9 9 (9.47%) CRM
9 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.42%) SOAP
10 8 (8.42%) UML
10 8 (8.42%) Project Management
10 8 (8.42%) System Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (8.42%) Silverlight
11 7 (7.37%) Web Development
11 7 (7.37%) RESTful
11 7 (7.37%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (16.84%) CMS
2 6 (6.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.11%) WordPress
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.16%) MS Project
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Magento
2 8 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.16%) CA Clarity
4 1 (1.05%) Fredhopper
4 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
2 1 (1.05%) DHCP
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 19 (20.00%) Retail
2 10 (10.53%) Marketing
3 6 (6.32%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Architect
4 13 (13.68%) Project Manager
4 13 (13.68%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Magento Developer
7 5 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.21%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.21%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (4.21%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.21%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) Web Services
3 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.42%) SOAP
5 8 (8.42%) Silverlight
6 7 (7.37%) RESTful
6 7 (7.37%) HTML
7 6 (6.32%) CSS
7 6 (6.32%) jQuery
8 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (4.21%) Spring
9 4 (4.21%) HTML5
10 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (3.16%) J2EE
10 3 (3.16%) XML
10 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.11%) JMX
11 2 (2.11%) WinForms
11 2 (2.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) iPad
2 7 (7.37%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.05%) Wiki
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) EPoS
5 1 (1.05%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) Android
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.58%) OO
3 10 (10.53%) Scrum
3 10 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (9.47%) CRM
5 8 (8.42%) UML
5 8 (8.42%) Project Management
5 8 (8.42%) System Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Web Development
6 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.32%) Content Management
7 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.26%) OO PHP
8 5 (5.26%) Analytics
8 5 (5.26%) MVC
8 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.21%) SEO
9 4 (4.21%) SOA
9 4 (4.21%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) C#
2 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.58%) SQL
4 10 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (4.21%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.11%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.05%) vSphere
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) ATG
3 3 (3.16%) Endeca
3 3 (3.16%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.11%) Mercator
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.11%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.05%) hybris
5 1 (1.05%) Zend
5 1 (1.05%) Omniture
5 1 (1.05%) Demandware
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix
5 1 (1.05%) webMethods
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago