Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 50 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30 -35
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 50 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.42% 2.87% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.46% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 14
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +29.03% -10.79%
10th Percentile £375 £306 £202
90th Percentile £863 £494 £556
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 - -

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 1,190 1,099 1,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.34% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 768 858
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £240
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 18 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -11.16% -32.63%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £27.00 £36.80 £38.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -23.75% +17.65% -24.44%

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 August 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 August 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 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) TDD
3 18 (36.00%) Retail
4 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (28.00%) Web Services
5 13 (26.00%) Java
5 13 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (26.00%) Kanban
5 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (24.00%) RESTful
6 12 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (24.00%) J2EE
6 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (22.00%) SOAP
7 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.00%) Maven
8 10 (20.00%) jMock
8 10 (20.00%) vSphere
8 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.00%) JUnit
8 10 (20.00%) VMware
8 10 (20.00%) DbUnit
8 10 (20.00%) Mockito
8 10 (20.00%) BDD
8 10 (20.00%) PowerMock
8 10 (20.00%) Apache Camel
8 10 (20.00%) SonarQube
8 10 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure

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 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.00%) npm
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.00%) Route 53
5 2 (4.00%) Yarn
6 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.00%) GitHub
6 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Power BI
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.00%) Maven
4 10 (20.00%) DbUnit
4 10 (20.00%) jMock
4 10 (20.00%) JUnit
4 10 (20.00%) Mockito
4 10 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (8.00%) gulp
6 3 (6.00%) Grunt
7 2 (4.00%) Bower
7 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.00%) webpack
8 1 (2.00%) NUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 18 (36.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.00%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
9 2 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (4.00%) Magento Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) J2EE
2 12 (24.00%) RESTful
3 11 (22.00%) SOAP
4 10 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 10 (20.00%) PowerMock
5 9 (18.00%) CSS
5 9 (18.00%) HTML
5 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (18.00%) Spring Boot
6 8 (16.00%) React
6 8 (16.00%) Spring
7 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (12.00%) .NET
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.00%) HTML5
8 6 (12.00%) LESS
8 6 (12.00%) Sass
9 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) NHS
2 8 (16.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) TDD
4 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.00%) Kanban
6 10 (20.00%) BDD
6 10 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (18.00%) MVC
8 8 (16.00%) DevOps
9 7 (14.00%) SOA
10 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
11 5 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (10.00%) Open Source
11 5 (10.00%) Wireframes
12 4 (8.00%) OO
12 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
13 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.00%) ITIL
13 3 (6.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) PHP
3 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.00%) ES6
4 2 (4.00%) ES7
4 2 (4.00%) ES8
5 1 (2.00%) Java 8
5 1 (2.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.00%) vSphere
2 4 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy