Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for E-Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Commerce over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 58 80
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 40 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.80% 2.88% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.49% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 20
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +28.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £341 £307 £256
90th Percentile £524 £494 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -0.95% -1.56% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £31.31 -
% change year-on-year -61.67% - -

E-Commerce is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,180 1,232 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.63% 82.52% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 901 852
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -2.62% -30.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.62
90th Percentile £23.53 £46.40 £37.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.99 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.98% +42.80% -18.60%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) Retail
4 14 (35.00%) Kanban
4 14 (35.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (32.50%) HTML
5 13 (32.50%) CSS
6 12 (30.00%) J2EE
7 11 (27.50%) Web Services
7 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
7 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (27.50%) Spring
8 10 (25.00%) RESTful
8 10 (25.00%) Apache Camel
9 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
9 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) Maven
9 9 (22.50%) SOAP
10 8 (20.00%) MVC
10 8 (20.00%) JUnit
10 8 (20.00%) jMock
10 8 (20.00%) PowerMock
10 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (20.00%) DbUnit
10 8 (20.00%) Mockito
10 8 (20.00%) BDD

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.50%) JBoss
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.00%) npm
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.00%) Route 53
4 2 (5.00%) Yarn
5 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) GitHub
5 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (22.50%) Maven
3 8 (20.00%) DbUnit
3 8 (20.00%) jMock
3 8 (20.00%) JUnit
3 8 (20.00%) Mockito
3 8 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 4 (10.00%) gulp
5 3 (7.50%) Grunt
6 2 (5.00%) Bower
6 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (5.00%) webpack
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 14 (35.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (7.50%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) J2EE
3 11 (27.50%) Spring
3 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 10 (25.00%) RESTful
5 9 (22.50%) SOAP
6 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (20.00%) PowerMock
6 8 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 7 (17.50%) .NET
7 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (17.50%) React
7 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (15.00%) HTML5
9 5 (12.50%) LESS
9 5 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (17.50%) NHS
3 4 (10.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) Kanban
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) BDD
6 8 (20.00%) MVC
7 7 (17.50%) B2C
7 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.50%) DevOps
7 7 (17.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 4 (10.00%) B2B
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) ITSM
9 4 (10.00%) Open Source
9 4 (10.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
1 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
2 4 (10.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) ES6
4 2 (5.00%) ES7
4 2 (5.00%) ES8
5 1 (2.50%) Java 8
5 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (17.50%) vSphere
2 6 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) hybris
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com