Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 July 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 5 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.97% 5.25% 9.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 6.46% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 35
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £219
90th Percentile £350 £429 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.15 - -

E-Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 193 294 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 75.98% 81.22% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 182 193
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £213 £189 £263
90th Percentile £475 £488 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.08 £10.30
90th Percentile £31.10 £46.70 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +19.12% -27.66% +30.56%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Staffordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Staffordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Java