Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 65 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 38 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.43% 2.24% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.70% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 16
Birmingham median daily rate £416 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -10.45% +39.58%
10th Percentile £342 £303 £295
90th Percentile £511 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.23% +21.09%
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 1,284 1,147 1,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.25% 82.70% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 732 651
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £225 £251 £213
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.11 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +20.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.12 £11.53 £10.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.00 £47.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 19 (50.00%) Web Services
2 18 (47.37%) Scrum
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) J2EE
3 16 (42.11%) RESTful
4 14 (36.84%) Retail
4 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 14 (36.84%) JUnit
4 14 (36.84%) SOAP
4 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 14 (36.84%) DbUnit
4 14 (36.84%) Mockito
4 14 (36.84%) BDD
4 14 (36.84%) PowerMock
4 14 (36.84%) Maven
4 14 (36.84%) jMock
4 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) Kanban
4 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 14 (36.84%) SonarQube
5 13 (34.21%) Apache Camel
5 13 (34.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 13 (34.21%) vSphere
5 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) Spring

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 (10.53%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) DbUnit
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
1 14 (36.84%) jMock
1 14 (36.84%) JUnit
1 14 (36.84%) Maven
1 14 (36.84%) Mockito
1 14 (36.84%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (36.84%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Web Services
2 16 (42.11%) J2EE
2 16 (42.11%) RESTful
3 14 (36.84%) PowerMock
3 14 (36.84%) SOAP
4 13 (34.21%) Apache Camel
5 10 (26.32%) Spring
6 7 (18.42%) Spring Boot
7 6 (15.79%) CSS
7 6 (15.79%) HTML
7 6 (15.79%) LAMP
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
9 4 (10.53%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.89%) Java EE
10 3 (7.89%) Laravel
10 3 (7.89%) XML
11 2 (5.26%) Angular 2
11 2 (5.26%) Durandal
11 2 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) FMCG
2 4 (10.53%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (47.37%) Scrum
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) BDD
3 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (36.84%) Kanban
4 13 (34.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (18.42%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) Change Control
8 3 (7.89%) Microservices
8 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
8 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.89%) PMO
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (34.21%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Ingenico
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter