Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 95 79
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16 -18
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 143 123 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.97% 1.97% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.37% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 103
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £208 £290 £300
90th Percentile £514 £526 £700
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.69% - -
England median hourly rate £32.16 £24.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.24% -26.87% +48.07%

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 3996 5180 3935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.04% 83.09% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2552 3089 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 135 173
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Coventry +18 44 £375 -6.25% 1
Birmingham +17 42 £425 +21.43% 9
Warwickshire -3 11 £206 -51.47% 5
Herefordshire +8 8 £215 -46.25%
Staffordshire -6 3 £365 +12.31% 5
Wolverhampton - 2 £125 -
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
England

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

1 58 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.87%) Retail
3 34 (23.78%) Scrum
4 26 (18.18%) HTML
5 25 (17.48%) Project Management
6 19 (13.29%) Finance
6 19 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (12.59%) JIRA
7 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (11.89%) Java
8 17 (11.89%) CSS
9 16 (11.19%) DevOps
10 15 (10.49%) Automotive
10 15 (10.49%) jQuery
11 14 (9.79%) Marketing
11 14 (9.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 13 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 13 (9.09%) QA
13 12 (8.39%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.39%) BDD
13 12 (8.39%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.39%) J2EE
13 12 (8.39%) CRM
13 12 (8.39%) OO
14 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 11 (7.69%) SQL
14 11 (7.69%) SOAP
14 11 (7.69%) Web Services
14 11 (7.69%) VMware
14 11 (7.69%) User Experience

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 6 (4.20%) Confluence
2 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.10%) nginx
4 2 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.40%) JBoss
4 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) Jetty
5 1 (0.70%) Mongrel
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (3.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) MySQL
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) JIRA
2 10 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.99%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.99%) SpecFlow
3 9 (6.29%) Maven
4 8 (5.59%) DbUnit
4 8 (5.59%) jMock
4 8 (5.59%) JUnit
4 8 (5.59%) Mockito
4 8 (5.59%) SonarQube
5 6 (4.20%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (3.50%) Selenium
7 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.80%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.80%) PostCSS
8 2 (1.40%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.70%) Moq
9 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 47 (32.87%) Retail
2 19 (13.29%) Finance
3 15 (10.49%) Automotive
4 14 (9.79%) Marketing
5 5 (3.50%) Banking
5 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.40%) Billing
7 2 (1.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 32 (22.38%) Analyst
3 27 (18.88%) Developer
4 16 (11.19%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Architect
5 14 (9.79%) Digital Project Manager
6 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
7 10 (6.99%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 9 (6.29%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Digital Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Digital Business Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.90%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.20%) IT Manager
12 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
12 5 (3.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 4 (2.80%) E-Commerce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.18%) HTML
2 17 (11.89%) CSS
3 15 (10.49%) jQuery
4 12 (8.39%) J2EE
5 11 (7.69%) SOAP
5 11 (7.69%) Web Services
6 8 (5.59%) PowerMock
6 8 (5.59%) RESTful
6 8 (5.59%) Spring
7 7 (4.90%) REST
7 7 (4.90%) Spring Boot
8 6 (4.20%) Gherkin
8 6 (4.20%) XHTML
9 5 (3.50%) Apache Camel
9 5 (3.50%) Dojo
10 4 (2.80%) .NET
10 4 (2.80%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.80%) Laravel
11 3 (2.10%) HTML5
11 3 (2.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.69%) User Experience
3 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.20%) W3C
4 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.40%) iPad
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.70%) EPoS
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Linux
2 2 (1.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) CentOS
3 1 (0.70%) Debian
3 1 (0.70%) Fedora
3 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.78%) Scrum
3 25 (17.48%) Project Management
4 19 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.19%) DevOps
6 14 (9.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 12 (8.39%) BDD
7 12 (8.39%) CRM
7 12 (8.39%) OO
7 12 (8.39%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.39%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (6.29%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.29%) Change Management
9 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.29%) Kanban
10 8 (5.59%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.59%) TDD
11 7 (4.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) Java
2 13 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.69%) SQL
4 9 (6.29%) PHP
5 6 (4.20%) C#
6 4 (2.80%) VB
6 4 (2.80%) VBScript
7 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) ES6
9 1 (0.70%) Go
9 1 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) SLA
3 2 (1.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.70%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.70%) KVM
3 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 11 (7.69%) VMware
2 7 (4.90%) Google
3 4 (2.80%) hybris
4 3 (2.10%) Gigya
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle
4 3 (2.10%) WSO2
5 2 (1.40%) ATG
5 2 (1.40%) Demandware
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Perforce
6 1 (0.70%) Progress
6 1 (0.70%) QAD
6 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat