Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 296 326 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.60% 3.33% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 4.03% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 232 219
Midlands median daily rate £425 £418 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +1.21% +22.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £566 £700
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.69% - -
England median hourly rate £32.16 £25.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year +27.35% -24.63% +59.52%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6826 8090 6583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.65% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 4943 3892
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 208 259
Midlands median hourly rate £21.37 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.79
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the Midlands

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -8 150 £450 +6.51% 41
West Midlands +32 143 £413 +3.13% 39
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 140 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.70%) Retail
3 65 (21.96%) Java
4 46 (15.54%) HTML
4 46 (15.54%) J2EE
5 45 (15.20%) Scrum
6 44 (14.86%) Spring
7 38 (12.84%) CSS
8 36 (12.16%) SQL
8 36 (12.16%) Project Management
9 34 (11.49%) Java EE
10 32 (10.81%) JavaScript
11 31 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (9.80%) Maven
13 27 (9.12%) Finance
13 27 (9.12%) C#
13 27 (9.12%) JUnit
13 27 (9.12%) SDLC
14 26 (8.78%) .NET
14 26 (8.78%) TDD
15 25 (8.45%) Hibernate
15 25 (8.45%) jQuery
16 24 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (7.77%) NoSQL
18 22 (7.43%) Marketing
18 22 (7.43%) Web Services
18 22 (7.43%) Oracle
19 21 (7.09%) RESTful
19 21 (7.09%) DevOps
20 20 (6.76%) User Experience

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 18 (6.08%) JBoss
2 17 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.70%) CMS
3 8 (2.70%) Confluence
4 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.35%) Documentum
6 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.68%) nginx
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
8 1 (0.34%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Jetty
8 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) InDesign
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.34%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (5.07%) Magento
2 4 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.01%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Shopify
5 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.36%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.01%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.34%) npm
6 1 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.08%) Internet
2 8 (2.70%) SAN
3 3 (1.01%) BGP
3 3 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.01%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.01%) L2TP
3 3 (1.01%) MPLS
3 3 (1.01%) OSPF
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.77%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.38%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.70%) MySQL
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.68%) Big Data
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (9.80%) Maven
2 27 (9.12%) JUnit
3 20 (6.76%) JIRA
4 18 (6.08%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.04%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.70%) DbUnit
7 8 (2.70%) jMock
7 8 (2.70%) Mockito
7 8 (2.70%) SonarQube
8 7 (2.36%) Selenium
9 6 (2.03%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.69%) Grunt
10 5 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (1.35%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.35%) PostCSS
12 2 (0.68%) git-flow
12 2 (0.68%) Subversion
12 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 82 (27.70%) Retail
2 27 (9.12%) Finance
3 22 (7.43%) Marketing
4 18 (6.08%) Automotive
5 8 (2.70%) Banking
5 8 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.35%) Advertising
6 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (29.39%) Developer
2 58 (19.59%) Architect
3 50 (16.89%) Project Manager
4 45 (15.20%) Analyst
5 32 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 28 (9.46%) Business Analyst
7 26 (8.78%) E-Commerce Architect
8 21 (7.09%) E-Commerce Manager
9 19 (6.42%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 19 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.74%) Digital Project Manager
11 16 (5.41%) Java Architect
12 15 (5.07%) .NET Developer
13 14 (4.73%) Agile Developer
13 14 (4.73%) Digital Architect
13 14 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (4.39%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 11 (3.72%) Digital Analyst
15 11 (3.72%) Digital Business Analyst
16 10 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.54%) HTML
1 46 (15.54%) J2EE
2 44 (14.86%) Spring
3 38 (12.84%) CSS
4 34 (11.49%) Java EE
5 26 (8.78%) .NET
6 25 (8.45%) Hibernate
6 25 (8.45%) jQuery
7 22 (7.43%) Web Services
8 21 (7.09%) RESTful
9 19 (6.42%) HTML5
9 19 (6.42%) Node.js
10 16 (5.41%) CSS3
10 16 (5.41%) SOAP
11 14 (4.73%) JMS
12 12 (4.05%) AngularJS
13 11 (3.72%) REST
14 9 (3.04%) React
15 8 (2.70%) Spring Boot
15 8 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.76%) User Experience
3 10 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.03%) W3C
6 3 (1.01%) iPad
7 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.68%) Social Media
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.34%) EPoS
8 1 (0.34%) FMCG
8 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.76%) Windows
2 12 (4.05%) Linux
3 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.01%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
6 1 (0.34%) Fedora
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.20%) Scrum
3 36 (12.16%) Project Management
4 31 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (9.12%) SDLC
6 26 (8.78%) TDD
7 21 (7.09%) DevOps
8 18 (6.08%) Business Analysis
9 17 (5.74%) OO
9 17 (5.74%) Re-Platforming
10 16 (5.41%) CRM
10 16 (5.41%) Front End Development
11 15 (5.07%) BDD
11 15 (5.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (5.07%) Web Development
12 14 (4.73%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (4.73%) Waterfall
13 13 (4.39%) Test Automation
14 12 (4.05%) IT Strategy
14 12 (4.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.96%) Java
2 36 (12.16%) SQL
3 32 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.12%) C#
5 15 (5.07%) PHP
6 11 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.35%) Progress 4GL
7 4 (1.35%) VB
7 4 (1.35%) VBScript
8 3 (1.01%) ES6
8 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.34%) COBOL
10 1 (0.34%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.34%) Go
10 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.34%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (4.73%) Degree
2 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) GIAC
4 1 (0.34%) ISEB
4 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.39%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) PMO
2 4 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (3.72%) Docker
2 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (7.43%) Oracle
2 18 (6.08%) hybris
3 14 (4.73%) VMware
4 13 (4.39%) Google
5 11 (3.72%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.04%) SAP
7 8 (2.70%) NetApp
8 5 (1.69%) ATG
8 5 (1.69%) OpenText
9 4 (1.35%) Gigya
9 4 (1.35%) Progress
9 4 (1.35%) QAD
9 4 (1.35%) WSO2
10 3 (1.01%) Adobe
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco
10 3 (1.01%) Juniper
11 2 (0.68%) Apple
11 2 (0.68%) Demandware
11 2 (0.68%) Qubit
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat