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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Magento
Rank 108 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Magento 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.75% 1.34% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£238 £375 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £375 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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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
240 298 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.65% 11.77% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 116 112
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £519 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.06 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.46% -4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £21.75 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £42.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Magento across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Magento Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Magento
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Magento Hourly 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 28 August 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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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 +8 4 £319 -15.00% 5
Warwickshire - 4 £200 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £238 -
Coventry -3 1 £238 -
Staffordshire - 1 £238 -
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) MySQL
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) HTML5
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) Symfony
8 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (23.53%) CSS3
8 4 (23.53%) Workflow
9 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (17.65%) WordPress
9 3 (17.65%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) Web Development
10 2 (11.76%) Zend
10 2 (11.76%) PHP5
10 2 (11.76%) jQuery
10 2 (11.76%) Open Source
10 2 (11.76%) Linux
10 2 (11.76%) Apache
10 2 (11.76%) CMS
10 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
10 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (5.88%) Retail
11 1 (5.88%) Subversion
11 1 (5.88%) SSH
11 1 (5.88%) Finance

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Telnet
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) PHP Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Magento Developer
4 5 (29.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (23.53%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 1 (5.88%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Designer
8 1 (5.88%) Consultant
8 1 (5.88%) Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) Symfony
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) EPoS
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.88%) API Development
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Demandware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Apple