The table below looks at the statistics for Magento 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 Magento over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 112 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing Magento 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.17% 3.08% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£250 £244 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
315 260 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.26% 12.28% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 120 90
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 13
Average hourly rate £34.65 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.93 £26.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

Magento
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Magento across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Magento Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Magento
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Magento across the West Midlands region.

Magento Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Magento
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 Magento within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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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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
Coventry +1 8 £375 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £250 - 3
Staffordshire +1 1 £338 +35.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 4
Warwickshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 24 (96.00%) PHP
2 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (48.00%) OO
6 8 (32.00%) CRM
7 7 (28.00%) Marketing
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) SAP
8 6 (24.00%) JD Edwards
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (20.00%) OO PHP
9 5 (20.00%) CMS
10 4 (16.00%) WordPress
11 3 (12.00%) jQuery
11 3 (12.00%) Web Development
11 3 (12.00%) Content Management
11 3 (12.00%) User Experience
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
12 2 (8.00%) Drupal
12 2 (8.00%) CSS3
12 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
12 2 (8.00%) Adobe

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Magento 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 Magento. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.00%) WordPress
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.00%) Liferay
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (28.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Magento Developer
3 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) XML-RPC
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) Symfony
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.00%) Laravel
5 1 (4.00%) Sass
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (48.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) CRM
4 5 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) SEO
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) User Experience Design
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) PHP
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) JD Edwards
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Marketo
3 1 (4.00%) HubSpot
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
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