Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 17 July 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 76 98
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -35
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 141 109 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.73% 2.49% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.99% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 84 78
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -5.73% +12.14%
10th Percentile £256 £200 £263
90th Percentile £504 £488 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £10.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.23% - -
England median hourly rate £26.78 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +53.00% -35.19% -10.00%

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 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 4,314 3,648 4,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.41% 83.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,596 2,285 2,903
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 135 109
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +16.99% -20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.00 £39.10
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
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-Commerce in the West Midlands.

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

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
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-Commerce within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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 +2 53 £450 +16.13% 16
Coventry -16 22 £350 -9.74% 5
Warwickshire +4 18 £363 +81.25% 7
Herefordshire +11 15 £240 -15.79% 1
Staffordshire +1 9 £431 +26.84% 4
Solihull -11 2 £375 +25.00% 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £344 -
Worcestershire - 2 £175 - 5
Shropshire -28 1 - - 4
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.88%) Retail
3 35 (24.82%) Scrum
4 34 (24.11%) HTML
5 30 (21.28%) TDD
6 29 (20.57%) JavaScript
7 28 (19.86%) Java
7 28 (19.86%) CSS
8 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
8 27 (19.15%) User Experience
9 24 (17.02%) BDD
10 23 (16.31%) Web Services
11 21 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 19 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
13 18 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (12.77%) Kanban
13 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
14 17 (12.06%) RESTful
14 17 (12.06%) Maven
14 17 (12.06%) SOAP
14 17 (12.06%) J2EE
15 16 (11.35%) MVC
15 16 (11.35%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (10.64%) JIRA
16 15 (10.64%) QA
16 15 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.64%) Front End Development
17 14 (9.93%) SonarQube
17 14 (9.93%) AngularJS

E-Commerce
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.13%) CMS
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.42%) WordPress
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.35%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.84%) npm
6 3 (2.13%) Heroku
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.42%) Route 53
7 2 (1.42%) Yarn
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.71%) GitHub
8 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) SMS
2 2 (1.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.26%) MySQL
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.42%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.42%) Redis
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.71%) Endeca
7 1 (0.71%) Power BI
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.06%) Maven
4 15 (10.64%) JIRA
5 14 (9.93%) DbUnit
5 14 (9.93%) jMock
5 14 (9.93%) JUnit
5 14 (9.93%) Mockito
5 14 (9.93%) SonarQube
6 7 (4.96%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.26%) Hudson
7 6 (4.26%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (4.26%) Selenium
8 4 (2.84%) Bower
8 4 (2.84%) Grunt
8 4 (2.84%) gulp
8 4 (2.84%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.84%) Subversion
9 3 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 52 (36.88%) Retail
2 9 (6.38%) Finance
3 8 (5.67%) Marketing
4 7 (4.96%) Automotive
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (34.04%) Developer
2 33 (23.40%) Analyst
3 17 (12.06%) Business Analyst
4 16 (11.35%) Architect
4 16 (11.35%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (7.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce Architect
9 8 (5.67%) Product Owner
9 8 (5.67%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Digital Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Digital Project Manager
10 7 (4.96%) E-Commerce Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.55%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.11%) HTML
2 28 (19.86%) CSS
3 23 (16.31%) Web Services
4 17 (12.06%) J2EE
4 17 (12.06%) RESTful
4 17 (12.06%) SOAP
5 14 (9.93%) AngularJS
5 14 (9.93%) Apache Camel
5 14 (9.93%) HTML5
5 14 (9.93%) PowerMock
5 14 (9.93%) Spring
6 13 (9.22%) .NET
6 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (8.51%) Spring Boot
8 11 (7.80%) jQuery
9 10 (7.09%) React
9 10 (7.09%) Sass
10 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) User Experience
2 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.09%) NHS
4 4 (2.84%) W3C
5 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.42%) FMCG
6 2 (1.42%) iPad
6 2 (1.42%) Social Media
6 2 (1.42%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.82%) Scrum
3 30 (21.28%) TDD
4 24 (17.02%) BDD
5 21 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 18 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.77%) Kanban
7 16 (11.35%) MVC
8 15 (10.64%) Front End Development
8 15 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (9.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 14 (9.93%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.22%) User Stories
10 13 (9.22%) Wireframes
11 12 (8.51%) Acceptance Criteria
11 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.51%) DevOps
11 12 (8.51%) SDLC
12 11 (7.80%) SOA
13 10 (7.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (19.86%) Java
3 10 (7.09%) PHP
4 9 (6.38%) C#
5 7 (4.96%) SQL
6 5 (3.55%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.13%) ES6
8 2 (1.42%) ES7
8 2 (1.42%) ES8
8 2 (1.42%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) CBAP
4 1 (0.71%) MBA
4 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) QA
2 11 (7.80%) PMO
3 5 (3.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (9.93%) vSphere
2 8 (5.67%) Docker
3 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Terraform
2 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) VMware
2 11 (7.80%) Google
3 4 (2.84%) IBM
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.13%) ATG
4 3 (2.13%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.42%) Demandware
5 2 (1.42%) hybris
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle
5 2 (1.42%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.42%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.71%) Omniture
6 1 (0.71%) Remedy
6 1 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.71%) Zend