Period
to 23 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 23 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 77 67
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 -17
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 42 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.63% 1.64% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.02% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 19
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £351 £273 £219
90th Percentile £495 £495 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +23.53%
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 1294 1239 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.13% 81.46% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 801 647
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £230
90th Percentile £525 £550 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
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 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

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 23 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 23 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 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) DevOps
4 14 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 10 (23.81%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) J2EE
5 10 (23.81%) SOAP
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) JUnit
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) Kanban
6 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 9 (21.43%) RESTful
6 9 (21.43%) Spring
6 9 (21.43%) Maven
6 9 (21.43%) jMock
6 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.43%) SonarQube
6 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (21.43%) DbUnit
6 9 (21.43%) Mockito
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 9 (21.43%) PowerMock
6 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (16.67%) Retail
7 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 6 (14.29%) Apache Camel
8 6 (14.29%) REST
8 6 (14.29%) vSphere
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2

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 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) DbUnit
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 9 (21.43%) jMock
1 9 (21.43%) JUnit
1 9 (21.43%) Maven
1 9 (21.43%) Mockito
1 9 (21.43%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (16.67%) 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 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Java 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
5 5 (11.90%) PHP 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 10 (23.81%) J2EE
1 10 (23.81%) SOAP
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) PowerMock
2 9 (21.43%) RESTful
2 9 (21.43%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 6 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) REST
5 5 (11.90%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) Laravel
7 3 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.38%) .NET
9 1 (2.38%) HTML5
9 1 (2.38%) Java EE
9 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) FMCG
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) DevOps
4 14 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 9 (21.43%) BDD
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) Kanban
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) Campaign Management
9 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) hybris
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat