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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 60 42
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 22 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.58% 0.98% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.17% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 18
Median daily rate £338 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £218 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% -10.00%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 684 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.79% 83.52% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 481 406
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Retail
3 7 (20.59%) HTML
3 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 7 (20.59%) Content Management
3 7 (20.59%) Information Management
3 7 (20.59%) Magento
3 7 (20.59%) HTML5
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) hybris
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) CSS3
4 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
5 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Finance
6 3 (8.82%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) .NET
6 3 (8.82%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) Demandware
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall

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 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Magento
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) DbUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) jMock
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Mockito
3 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (32.35%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
1 11 (32.35%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Web Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) HTML5
2 5 (14.71%) CSS3
3 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) Angular 2
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (5.88%) PowerMock
5 2 (5.88%) React
5 2 (5.88%) Redux
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Content Management
2 7 (20.59%) Information Management
3 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Cross-Browser Development
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) OOP
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.88%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) hybris
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Demandware
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com