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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 4 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.70% 8.63% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 11.01% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Median daily rate £338 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +84.37% -34.02%  

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 109 109 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 73.65% 78.42% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 67 114
Median daily rate £335 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 April 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 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Ansible
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) BDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet