Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 58 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 34 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.39% 2.70% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.26% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 20
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £400 £354 £274
90th Percentile £537 £505 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -8.57%
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 1,185 1,350 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.45% 82.97% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 995 731
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.12 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.86% +47.76% -15.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) Spring
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) J2EE
4 14 (41.18%) Kanban
5 13 (38.24%) Retail
5 13 (38.24%) RESTful
5 13 (38.24%) Web Services
6 12 (35.29%) SOAP
6 12 (35.29%) Maven
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (32.35%) jMock
7 11 (32.35%) BDD
7 11 (32.35%) PowerMock
7 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (32.35%) DbUnit
7 11 (32.35%) Mockito
7 11 (32.35%) JUnit
7 11 (32.35%) Apache Camel
7 11 (32.35%) SonarQube
8 9 (26.47%) Spring Boot
8 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
8 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (23.53%) vSphere
9 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared

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 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) JBoss
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP VC
2 1 (2.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.94%) npm
3 1 (2.94%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
1 12 (35.29%) Maven
2 11 (32.35%) DbUnit
2 11 (32.35%) jMock
2 11 (32.35%) JUnit
2 11 (32.35%) Mockito
2 11 (32.35%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.88%) Grunt
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Bower
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
General
1 13 (38.24%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Magento Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SAP Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Web Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) J2EE
1 15 (44.12%) Spring
2 13 (38.24%) RESTful
2 13 (38.24%) Web Services
3 12 (35.29%) SOAP
4 11 (32.35%) Apache Camel
4 11 (32.35%) PowerMock
5 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
5 9 (26.47%) Spring Boot
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
6 8 (23.53%) HTML
7 6 (17.65%) JPA
8 5 (14.71%) REST
9 4 (11.76%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (8.82%) Apache CXF
10 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) XHTML
10 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) FMCG
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Kanban
4 12 (35.29%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) BDD
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (23.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 6 (17.65%) B2C
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) B2B
9 4 (11.76%) DevOps
9 4 (11.76%) Open Source
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) ITSM
10 3 (8.82%) OO
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) Java 8
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (23.53%) vSphere
2 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) hybris
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.94%) ATG
6 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com