Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 81 66
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 -22
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 42 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.68% 1.60% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.96% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 20
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £306 £271 £219
90th Percentile £495 £505 £451
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +95.69% - -

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 1269 1223 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.93% 81.42% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 789 648
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 14 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (21.43%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) J2EE
4 9 (21.43%) SOAP
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 8 (19.05%) JUnit
5 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) Maven
5 8 (19.05%) SonarQube
5 8 (19.05%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) PowerMock
5 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 8 (19.05%) RESTful
5 8 (19.05%) DbUnit
5 8 (19.05%) Mockito
5 8 (19.05%) jMock
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Kanban
6 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 7 (16.67%) PHP
6 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 6 (14.29%) CSS
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) MySQL

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 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) DbUnit
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 8 (19.05%) jMock
1 8 (19.05%) JUnit
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
1 8 (19.05%) Mockito
1 8 (19.05%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
1 14 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 11 (26.19%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (9.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Marketing Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) J2EE
1 9 (21.43%) SOAP
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) PowerMock
2 8 (19.05%) RESTful
2 8 (19.05%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) Apache Camel
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
5 5 (11.90%) REST
6 4 (9.52%) Laravel
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 14 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (19.05%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Kanban
5 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) Campaign Management
9 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) hybris
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica