Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 51 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -28
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 53 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.56% 2.74% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.34% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 13
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +28.91% -1.54%
10th Percentile £340 £306 £233
90th Percentile £525 £538 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £358 £340
% change year-on-year +11.89% +5.15% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £10.15 -
% change year-on-year +18.23% - -

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 1,233 1,017 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.81% 81.88% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 680 801
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £215
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 17 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £40.25 £41.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year -30.23% +19.61% -21.85%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Scrum
3 21 (39.62%) TDD
4 18 (33.96%) Retail
4 18 (33.96%) Web Services
5 17 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (30.19%) Kanban
6 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
7 15 (28.30%) RESTful
7 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (28.30%) Java
7 15 (28.30%) J2EE
8 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
9 13 (24.53%) PowerMock
9 13 (24.53%) Apache Camel
9 13 (24.53%) DbUnit
9 13 (24.53%) vSphere
9 13 (24.53%) Mockito
9 13 (24.53%) BDD
9 13 (24.53%) SonarQube
9 13 (24.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (24.53%) jMock
9 13 (24.53%) Maven
9 13 (24.53%) SOAP
9 13 (24.53%) JUnit
9 13 (24.53%) VMware
10 11 (20.75%) JavaScript

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 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (26.42%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.66%) npm
5 2 (3.77%) Yarn
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.89%) GitHub
6 1 (1.89%) Route 53
6 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Power BI
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (24.53%) DbUnit
3 13 (24.53%) jMock
3 13 (24.53%) JUnit
3 13 (24.53%) Maven
3 13 (24.53%) Mockito
3 13 (24.53%) SonarQube
4 3 (5.66%) gulp
5 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.77%) webpack
6 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.89%) Bower
6 1 (1.89%) Grunt
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 18 (33.96%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.55%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.66%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Web Services
2 15 (28.30%) J2EE
2 15 (28.30%) RESTful
3 13 (24.53%) Apache Camel
3 13 (24.53%) PowerMock
3 13 (24.53%) SOAP
4 9 (16.98%) CSS
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
5 8 (15.09%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (15.09%) Spring Boot
6 7 (13.21%) React
6 7 (13.21%) Spring
7 6 (11.32%) .NET
7 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.43%) HTML5
8 5 (9.43%) LESS
8 5 (9.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) User Experience
2 7 (13.21%) NHS
3 4 (7.55%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Scrum
3 21 (39.62%) TDD
4 17 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (30.19%) Kanban
6 13 (24.53%) BDD
6 13 (24.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 8 (15.09%) DevOps
8 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) SOA
9 6 (11.32%) Wireframes
10 5 (9.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.43%) OO
11 4 (7.55%) Open Source
11 4 (7.55%) Prototyping
12 3 (5.66%) Microservices
12 3 (5.66%) Mobile Development
12 3 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.55%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.77%) ES6
5 2 (3.77%) ES7
5 2 (3.77%) ES8
6 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (24.53%) vSphere
2 3 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.77%) Ingenico
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter