Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for E-business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-business over the 6 months to 24 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.

Electronic Business (eBusiness)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 200 163
Rank change year-on-year +24 -37 +15
Contract jobs citing E-business 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.049% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.059% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% -20.35%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £430
90th Percentile £325 £362 £589
England median daily rate £425 £450 £460
% change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £32.00 -

E-business 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for E-business in the West Midlands

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in the West Midlands

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Birmingham +7 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
E-business
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-business 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for E-business.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) B2B

E-business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) E-Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DBA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle