The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Business Applications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 101 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Magento 17 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.055% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.01% 0.46% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £180 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
283 216 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.90% 11.79% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 92 91
Average daily rate £388 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Magento
England

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 18 April 2014.

Magento Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 12 £275 +52.77%
Coventry - 2 £288 -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (90.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) MySQL
6 10 (50.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) WordPress
7 9 (45.00%) HTML5
7 9 (45.00%) CSS3
8 8 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) Adobe
8 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (25.00%) SEO
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (25.00%) Sass
9 5 (25.00%) Web Development
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
10 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (20.00%) Marketing
10 4 (20.00%) SAP
10 4 (20.00%) CRM
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards
10 4 (20.00%) CMS
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle CRM

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (45.00%) WordPress
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) HTML5
3 9 (45.00%) CSS3
4 5 (25.00%) Sass
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Yii
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) B2B
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) PHP
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (15.00%) Sony
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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