Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 66 98
Rank change year-on-year -29 +32 -19
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 117 140 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.31% 2.96% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.52% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 101 102
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +3.13% -4.76%
10th Percentile £275 £208 £276
90th Percentile £547 £513 £536
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £31.31 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +95.69% -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £32.16 £21.52
% change year-on-year -39.36% +49.45% -35.78%

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 4,361 3,972 5,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.96% 84.03% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,653 2,534 3,117
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 135 149
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.09% +31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £10.64
90th Percentile £37.75 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -12 31 £450 +5.88% 21
Staffordshire +13 29 £360 -1.37% 12
Warwickshire +18 25 £500 +86.05% 13
Coventry -35 17 £325 -13.33% 4
Herefordshire -15 5 £375 +74.42% 7
Solihull - 2 £330 - 4
Shropshire - 1 - - 3
Worcestershire - 1 - - 5
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) Retail
3 24 (20.51%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) Java
4 22 (18.80%) .NET
4 22 (18.80%) Web Services
5 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
6 20 (17.09%) HTML
6 20 (17.09%) JIRA
7 19 (16.24%) RESTful
7 19 (16.24%) Scrum
8 18 (15.38%) CSS
8 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 16 (13.68%) PHP
9 16 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.68%) Spring
9 16 (13.68%) User Experience
10 15 (12.82%) TDD
10 15 (12.82%) MVC
10 15 (12.82%) C#
11 14 (11.97%) VB.NET
11 14 (11.97%) WinForms
11 14 (11.97%) WPF
11 14 (11.97%) NoSQL
12 13 (11.11%) AccuRev
12 13 (11.11%) SOAP
12 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
13 12 (10.26%) J2EE
13 12 (10.26%) Maven

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 5 (4.27%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) JBoss
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Magento
2 6 (5.13%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (3.42%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.71%) Shopify
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.85%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.56%) Heroku
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) npm
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) Firebase
5 1 (0.85%) Route 53
5 1 (0.85%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) RTP
2 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.40%) MySQL
4 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) JIRA
2 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.11%) AccuRev
3 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.26%) Maven
5 11 (9.40%) Hudson
6 8 (6.84%) DbUnit
6 8 (6.84%) jMock
6 8 (6.84%) JUnit
6 8 (6.84%) Mockito
6 8 (6.84%) SonarQube
7 6 (5.13%) Subversion
8 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.56%) Ant
9 3 (2.56%) Apache Continuum
9 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.56%) Gradle
9 3 (2.56%) Selenium
10 2 (1.71%) gulp
10 2 (1.71%) JIRA Agile
General
1 41 (35.04%) Retail
2 11 (9.40%) Marketing
3 10 (8.55%) Automotive
4 7 (5.98%) Finance
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) Architect
3 19 (16.24%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.40%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.40%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.42%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.80%) .NET
1 22 (18.80%) Web Services
2 20 (17.09%) HTML
3 19 (16.24%) RESTful
4 18 (15.38%) CSS
5 16 (13.68%) Spring
6 14 (11.97%) WinForms
6 14 (11.97%) WPF
7 13 (11.11%) SOAP
8 12 (10.26%) J2EE
9 9 (7.69%) Apache Camel
9 9 (7.69%) jQuery
10 8 (6.84%) HTML5
10 8 (6.84%) PowerMock
11 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.98%) Spring Boot
12 6 (5.13%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.13%) REST
12 6 (5.13%) Sass
12 6 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) User Experience
2 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.98%) NHS
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) FMCG
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) iPad
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Unix
3 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.24%) Scrum
3 16 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.82%) MVC
4 15 (12.82%) TDD
5 12 (10.26%) BDD
5 12 (10.26%) Kanban
6 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
7 10 (8.55%) B2C
7 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.55%) Project Management
7 10 (8.55%) Wireframes
8 9 (7.69%) A/B Testing
8 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.84%) OO
9 8 (6.84%) Web Development
10 7 (5.98%) B2B
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 7 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.51%) SQL
2 22 (18.80%) Java
3 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.68%) PHP
5 15 (12.82%) C#
6 14 (11.97%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.71%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.85%) ES6
8 1 (0.85%) ES7
8 1 (0.85%) ES8
8 1 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) PMO
3 2 (1.71%) GDPR
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Docker
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) vSphere
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) hybris
2 7 (5.98%) SAP
3 6 (5.13%) Google
3 6 (5.13%) VMware
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.42%) Twitter
6 3 (2.56%) Adobe
6 3 (2.56%) ATG
6 3 (2.56%) Omniture
6 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.71%) Demandware
7 2 (1.71%) Zend
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) Xamarin