Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 21 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 30 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.00% 5.62% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.39% 6.76% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 15
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +16.92% -12.16%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £297
90th Percentile £460 £475 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 224 222 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.60% 83.15% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 153 216
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £270 £264 £213
90th Percentile £463 £474 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -42.00% +102.43%
10th Percentile £15.13 £11.12 £17.45
90th Percentile £58.00 £48.00 £73.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £18.94
% change year-on-year -30.43% +21.44% -5.30%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 15 £360 +20.00% 6
Tamworth -12 8 £400 +5.26%
Stafford +5 2 £325 -
E-Commerce
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) WinForms
4 14 (46.67%) JIRA
4 14 (46.67%) WPF
4 14 (46.67%) VB.NET
5 13 (43.33%) AccuRev
5 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
6 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 12 (40.00%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) RESTful
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (20.00%) WCF
10 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 5 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) Retail
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
11 4 (13.33%) User Experience
12 3 (10.00%) SDLC
12 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) RTP
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) JIRA
2 13 (43.33%) AccuRev
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Magento Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Web Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) WinForms
2 14 (46.67%) WPF
3 8 (26.67%) RESTful
4 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) WCF
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) Drools
8 2 (6.67%) jQuery
8 2 (6.67%) Sass
9 1 (3.33%) Core Data
9 1 (3.33%) CSS
9 1 (3.33%) HTML
9 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) FMCG
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (23.33%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 5 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) Logistics
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) UX Design
6 2 (6.67%) API Design
6 2 (6.67%) API Development
6 2 (6.67%) API Integration
6 2 (6.67%) DSDM
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) RAD
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin